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Timothy Matisziw Associate Professor


Tim Matisziw is an associate professor at the University of Missouri with a joint appointment in the Department of Geography, the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and the University of Missouri Informatics Institute. He is also the director of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation accredited Geospatial Intelligence Certificate program (graduate and undergraduate) at MU. Matisziw has led research teams in a wide range of areas such as infrastructure interdiction and vulnerability assessment, network design and performance modeling, target identification and tracking, modeling complex systems, facility siting, among others. The primary focus underlying much of his research activities is the study of networked systems. His work is funded by the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Missouri Research Board. Internationally, he maintains professional membership and is active in Sigma Xi, Association of American Geographers, Regional Science Association International and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Technical Focus

  • Network and location modeling
  • Geographic information science
  • Operations research


  • PhD from Ohio State University
  • MS and BS from University of Missouri