Jaroslav Burian graduated in Applied Geoinformatics from the Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, in 2007. He received his Ph.D. in Cartography, geoinformatics and Remote sensing from Charles University, Prague in 2012. He has been working as a lecturer at the Department of Geoinformatics, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, since 2007. Dr. Burian teaches courses that focus on geoinformatics applied in spatial planning and human geography. His professional specialization is primarily on the issues of modelling of the urban processes in GIS. In last 4 years, he has taught as a guest at several universities in the Europe (Salzburg, Timisoara, Bochum, Lublin and Sofia). As the author or co-author, he has more than 60 scientific and popular articles and has co-authored two atlases and two books. He is active member of Czech Association for Geoinformation and a member of the GeoBusiness journal editorial board.