Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz-Josef Behr, full professor of spatial information processing, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences: Stuttgart, Germany, Faculty of Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics.
- Internet, Internet GIS
- XML, GML, SVG
- Data exchange and Interoperability
- Open Source Solutions
- Member of the DIN working group NA 005-03-03 AA „Arbeitsausschuss Kartographie und Geoinformation“ (Sp CEN/TC 287+ISO/TC 211)
- Co-chair of the ICA Commission on SDI and Standards
- Member of the SDI Advisory Board of the state Baden-Württemberg
He is the author of two authoritative books on GIS in German, one is „Strategisches GIS-Management“, Its third edition was published by Wichmann Verlag (2014). The second is „Einführung in Geographische Informationssysteme“ (1997).