Professor Muki Haklay

Muki Haklay

Muki Haklay started his studies with a BSc Computer Science and Geography  (1994, Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and continue with an MA in Geography (1997, Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and PhD in Geography (2002, UCL). In 2001 he joined UCL as a lecturer and promoted to a professor in 2011.

He is the co-director of ExCiteS and work on a range of research projects that involve participatory mapping and science methods. These include Citizen Cyberlab, exploring  learning and creativity in Citizen Science, EveryAware, where participatory urban environmental monitoring is used or Challenging Risk, in which citizen’s involvement in preparedness for earthquake and fire incidents is explored.

His research interests include public access to environmental information and the way in which the information is used by a wide range of stakeholders, citizen science and in particular applications that involve community-led investigation, development and use of participatory GIS and mapping, and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) for geospatial technologies.


public access to environmental information, usability engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, GIS, Participatory GIS, Citizen Science

Contact Details

e-mail: m [dot] haklay [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk

Tel: +44 (0) 2076792745


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