Till Nagel


About me

Portrait of me

Till Nagel is a visualization researcher and designer, currently working as a postdoc at the FHP Urban Complexity Lab. His research interest are in geovisualization, urban data, and interaction design, with a focus on how to engage broader audiences with interactive displays of tempospatial data. See projects and publications for more information.

He has a background in media and computer science, and pursued his PhD at the Human Computer Interaction group at KU Leuven. He is a research affiliate with the MIT Senseable City Lab, and the KUL Data Visualization Lab. Since 2006 he is a lecturer in creative coding and data visualization, and taught courses at several international universities.

He is the project lead of Unfolding Maps, a software library for geovisualizations and maps for Processing. His design work has been exhibited at Venice Biennale of Architecture, Shanghai Design Exhibition, DMY Berlin, and featured in Esquire, The Atlantic Cities, and Page, among others.

He lives and works in Berlin.