Haosheng Huang is a research group leader, and a senior researcher/lecturer at the GIScience Center of the University of Zurich. He is also a guest professor (2017) at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria, and an Adjunct Research Fellow (2016-2021) at the Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan. He was previously researcher and lecturer (Univ.Ass. Dr.techn.), and research assistant (Projektass) at TU Wien, and visitng scholar at the The University of California, Santa Barbara.

Haosheng Huang received his Ph.D. in Geoinformation from Vienna University of Technology in 2013 with Distinction/Honours. He holds MSc and BSc degrees in Computer Science from the South China Normal University.

Haosheng Huang is currently the Chair of the ICA Commission on Location-Based Services, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Location Based Services (Taylor & Francis), Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards (Springer), and Journal of Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis (Springer). He has been guest editor in several international journals, including IJGIS, IJGI, IJC, JLBS and IJDSN. He has organized several international conferences and workshops, and has served as PC member in many international conferences and workshops.

Haosheng Huang's research interests lie in Geographic Information Science, particularly on Location-Based Services (LBS), Spatial Cognition, Computational Place Modelling, and LBS-Based Mobility and Transportation Applications. He has authored and co-authored more than 40 refereed research papers published in journals and conference proceedings, and has edited 10 books and conference proceedings.