Alex Klippel

Alexander Klippel

Office Address: 
204 Walker Building
Director of the Center for Immersive Experiences
Endowed Title: 
Gosnell Senior Faculty Scholar
Department of Geography

  • visualizing climate change
  • immersive analytics
  • designing environmental decision support systems
  • immersive learning
  • storytelling in 360 degrees
  • digital humanities
  • place
  • spatial cognition
  • wayfinding
  • embodiment

Alex is Professor of Geography at the Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University. He is the Gosnell Senior Faculty Scholar and TLT Fellow. He holds an affiliate position at Information Science and Technology at Penn State and is an Associate of the Institute of CyberScience. He is also founder of ChoroPhronesis – Applied Spatial Intelligence.

Alex research interests are eclectic. Topics include, but are not limited to, spatial cognition, wayfinding, geographic event conceptualization, formal characterizations of dynamic spatial processes, location based services, landscape and land cover concepts, crowdscience and crowdsourcing, and featured prominently in recent projects, Virtual Reality and 3D modeling.