Manuela Schmidt, born 1984, finished training as a digital media designer and studied cartography at the University of Applied Sciences, München. She worked as an assistant for the research group from 2008 to 2015. She was involved in teaching and several research projects (genderATlas, basemap.at, EmoMap, fem2map and ways2navigate). At the moment she works partly as a project assistant in RailMaps – a cartographic project with the Austrian Federal Railways and partly as a freelance cartographer.
- Thematic mapping & information visualization
- Usability and user interface design
- Web mapping