My name is Kristian Torp , I am an associate professor at Aalborg University. I am with the Department of Computer Science where I work in the Daisy, that is part of the Database, Programming, and Web Technologies group.

My research interests include the following.

  • Spatio-temporal data management and analytics
  • Traffic Analytics
  • Efficiently handling of very large data sets


I am involved in a number of research projects related to moving objects, traffic, and large data sets. For a list see Current research projects


  • 2018 IEEE Workshop Big Spatial Data, Best Paper Award
  • 2018 ACM SIGSPATIAL, Best Demo Award
  • 2015 ACM SIGSPATIAL, Best Paper Award
  • 2014 ACM SIGSPATIAL, Best Short Paper
  • 2013 MDM, Best Demo Award
  • 2012 ACM IWGS@SIGSPATIAL, Best Paper Award


My teaching is related to data management and programming.

Contact Information

Kristian Torp Associate Professor, Ph.D. Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University Selma Lagerlöfs Vej 300 DK-9220 Aalborg Øst,Denmark phone: + 45 9940 7222 (direct) fax: + 45 9940 9798 e-mail torp@cs.aau.dk