Organisation and project team

Project team

The project team is composed of experts from the three project partners ETH Library, the Institute for Cartography and Geoinformation at ETH Zurich, and the University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil.

  • Roman Walt, ETH Library (project manager)
  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Engelke, HSR (deputy project manager)
  • Prof. Dr. Lorenz Hurni, IKG
  • Dr. Meda Diana Hotea, ETH Library
  • Charalampos Gkonos, IKG
  • Magnus Heitzler, IKG
  • Patricia Meier, HSR
  • Daniela Müller, ETH Library
  • Kalin Müller, HSR

The project team (December 2016)

The project team is supported in its work by additional authorities from the participating project partners, such as the Kompetenzzentrum Geoinformation and the Geometa Lab of the University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil, members of the Open Source Geospatial Laboratory (OSGL) at ETH Zurich and the departement Marketing and Communication at ETH Library.


The office is responsible for the operative management tasks and located at ETH Library.

The project’s steering committee – comprising representatives of ETH Zurich, HSR, ZHAW, EPFL and swisstopo – is the strategic management body and supports the project team with specialist knowledge and experience.

The user committee is the organ of the associated participants in and assumes an advisory function.