Tim Matisziw - Mizzou Engineering

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Tim Matisziw


E3501 Lafferre Hall

Phone: 573-882-1423

Email: matisziwt@missouri.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Tim Matisziw is Professor of Geography and Engineering at the University of Missouri. He received his BA (1997) and MS (2000) from MU and his PhD (2005) from the Ohio State University. Since 2008 he has served as faculty at MU in the departments of Geography, Civil & Environmental Engineering, and the Institute for Data Science and Informatics. He also serves as the Director of the Geospatial Intelligence certificate programs at MU. Matisziw regularly teaches courses in advanced geographic information systems (GIS), transportation systems, location analysis and site selection, and the geospatial sciences in national security. His primary areas of research and expertise include spatial decision support, network modeling, transportation systems, spatial optimization, and GIS. Results emanating from this research have been published in a wide variety of journals including Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Landscape Ecology, Geographical Analysis, Networks and Spatial Economics, Landscape and Urban Planning, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, and Computers and Operations Research. His current research is funded by the U.S. Army, the U.S. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Missouri Department of Higher Education. His professional affiliations include: M.AAG, M.ACM, M.AAAS, M.AGS, M.AGU, M.AMS, M.ASCE, M.ACM, SM.IEEE, M.RSAI, F.RGS, M.INFORMS, M.ISCB, M.SIGMAXI, and M.USGIF.


PhD from Ohio State University
MS from the University of Missouri
BS from the University of Missouri

Technical Focus

Geographic information science

Network and location modeling

Operations research