Muki Haklay


Professor Muki (Mordechai) Haklay is a professor of Geographical Information Science (GIScience) at the department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, UCL where he co-direct the Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) group ( The group aim is to enable any community, regardless of their literacy, to initiate and run citizen science activities. He specialises in public access and use of Environmental Information; Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Usability Engineering aspects of geographical technologies and GIS; and societal aspects of GIS use - in particular, participatory mapping and citizen science. He has extensive experience in interdisciplinary research, working with engineers, urban designers, urban historians, geographers, anthropologists, and computer scientists.