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Session 12: Spatial modelling as rapid response to mitigate the pandemic (26 Nov 2020)

Session outline:

RAMP Urban Analytics and Modelling Group Presentation

  • Introduction to RAMP – Michael Batty, University College London
  • Overview of urban analytics task – Mark Birkin, University of Leeds and Alan Turing Institute (recorded video)
  • Microsimulation – Nik Lomax, University of Leeds and Karyn Morrissey, University of Exeter
  • Modelling spaces – Adam Dennett and Richard Milton, University College London
  • Modelling transport – Jamil Nur, Shanshan Xie and Ying Jin, University of Cambridge
  • Simulating COVID-19 in the community – Gavin Shaddick and Fiona Spooner, University of Exeter
  • Summary - Mark Birkin, University of Leeds and Alan Turing Institute

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Discussant: David Simmonds (David Simmonds Consultancy Ltd)

Session Chair: Steve Denman (University of Cambridge)

Bios of speakers, discussant and chair:

Michael Batty cropped

 Michael Batty

is Chairman of the Management Board of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) and Bartlett Professor of Planning (Emeritus) at University College London

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/casa/prof-michael-batty

Mark Birkin

Mark Birkin

is Professor of Spatial Analysis and Policy and Director of the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) at the University of Leeds

https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/geography/staff/1005/professor-mark-birkin

Nik Lomas

Nik Lomax

is an Associate Professor in Data Analytics for Population Research at the University of Leeds

https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/geography/staff/1064/dr-nik-lomax

 

Karyn Morrissey

Karyn Morrissey

is a Senior Lecturer in the European Centre for Environment and Human Health at the University of Exeter

https://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/people/profile/index.php?web_id=Karyn_Morrissey

 

Adam Dennett

Adam Dennett

is Head of Department and Associate Professor in Urban Analytics, in the Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), University College London

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/casa/dr-adam-dennett

 

Richard Milton

Richard Milton

is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/casa/mr-richard-milton

 

Jamil Nur

Jamil Nur

is a post-doctoral fellow at the Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge

https://sites.google.com/site/jamilnurscpo/home

 

Shanshan Xie

Shanshan Xie

is a PhD candidate at the Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge

 

Ying Jin cropped

Ying Jin

is a University Reader in Architecture and Urbanism at Dept of Architecture, University of Cambridge, and Lead Convenor of the AUM symposia since 2011

https://www.arct.cam.ac.uk/people/yj242@cam.ac.uk

 

Gavin Shaddick

Gavin Shaddick

is Chair of Data Science and Statistics at the University of Exeter

https://emps.exeter.ac.uk/mathematics/staff/gs454

 

Fiona Spooner

is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Exeter

 

David Simmonds

David Simmonds

is an internationally recognized specialist in analysis and modelling of the interactions between land-use transport and the economy, with over 30 years’ experience in this field. He established David Simmonds Consultancy (DSC) in 1990, and has led its growth to the present position where it is the leading practice in its particular field.

https://www.davidsimmonds.com/people

Steve Denman

Steve Denman

is a Research Associate at the Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge

https://www-smartinfrastructure.eng.cam.ac.uk/directory/steven-denman