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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Dr. Hartwig Henry Hochmair


Dr. Hochmair leads the Geomatics program at the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center (FLREC). The primary goal of the Geomatics program is to prepare students for careers as practitioners and researchers in response to the increasing demand for licensed surveyors and experts in geospatial technologies. Using the general framework of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Dr. Hochmair provides leadership in teaching activities and research related to the analysis and quality assessment of geodata and geodata visualization.


Associate Professor

3205 College Avenue
Davie West
Davie, FL 33314
Phone: 954-577-6317 

Research Program

Teaching Program

  • Education
    • Ph.D.,Geographic Information Science, Technical University of Vienna, Austria, 2002
    • M.S., Surveying and Geodesy, Technical University of Vienna, Austria, 1998
    • M.A., Electroacoustic Composition, University for Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, Austria, 2000
  • Service and Honors
    • Recipient of the 2014 NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Teacher Fellow Award.
    • Recipient of the 2011 Professional Award from the Florida region of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
    • Editorial board member of the International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences and the American Journal of Geographic Information System.
    • Reviewer for 25+ scientific journals.