Urban computing, human behavioral modeling (mobility and social networks), large-scale spatio-temporal data mining, data for social good.
I lead the Urban Computing Lab
Paper accepted at MDM on mobility patterns during disasters
Paper accepted at AAAI on socioeconomic maps and topic models!
Our H1N1 work and its potential impact on Ebola in The Economist
I am always looking for new PhD students as well as masters or undergrads interested in working on research projects with me. If you are highly motivated and have a background in AI, machine learning, data analytics, stats or physics, send me an email with your CV. (Important: You will need to go through the PhD application process for the iSchool, but I can tell you whether I´m a good match for your research interests)