Associate Professor, Geography and Civil & Environment Engineering
220 Stewart Hall

Professional background

Dr. Tim Matisziw is an Associate Professor at the University of Missouri. He received his BA and MS in Geography from MU and his PhD in Geography from the Ohio State University. Since 2008 he has been 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 and the Director of Graduate Studies for the Informatics PhD program at MU. Dr. Matisziw 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. Research results have been published in 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, U.S. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Missouri Department of Higher Education.

Areas of work


Civil & Environment Engineering

Timothy Matisziw, associate professor of Geography and Civil and Environmental Engineering