About Me

I am Professor of Data Science at the Department of Geography at University College London, where I lead the Intelligent Social Systems Lab.

I am a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. I am the Turing University Lead for UCL.

I am also Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Bologna.

I am a Visiting Researcher at Google.

At UCL I am Deputy Director of the Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme for the Ecological Study of the Brain and the Director of the UCL Master in Social and Geographic Data Science.

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Upcoming Events

I am currently involved in the following upcoming scientific events:

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Research Interests

Current areas of interest include:

  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and humans;
  • Reinforcement Learning and multi-agent systems;
  • Computational models of human behaviour and social systems (and their applications);
  • Analysis and modelling of behavioural data (such as mobile data, sensor and Internet of Things data, social media and other user-generated content, etc.).

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Last updated: 24 April 2020.