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2018 Presentations

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Alessandro Araldi, PhD Student at ESPACE Laboratory, University of the Côte d'Azur 

Urban Form from the Pedestrian Point of View: Spatial Patterns on a Street Network

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Stuart Lynn, Head of Research and Data at CARTO 

Stuart will highlight some of our recent efforts to build a spatial data science community (see the recent conference we co-hosted), including project examples at the intersection of spatial analytics and machine learning. 

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Robert Manduca, Sociology and Social Policy PhD student at Harvard

Business District Identification using LODES Data

January 23   No Study Group
January 30   No Study Group
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Marynia Kolak, Center for Spatial Data Science, University of Chicago

Quantifying Effects of the Structural Determinants on Health in Cities

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Yen-Tyng Chen, Postdoc at the University of Chicago Medicine

Place, network, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (prep) awareness: A multilevel study among young black men who have sex with men

February 20   No Study Group
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Haozhi Pan, Postdoc at University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign's LEAM 

Discovering Spatiotemporal Land Use Dynamics in Chicago

March 6   Working with administrative health records at UChicago

Marynia Kolak, Center for Spatial Data Science, University of Chicago

Northwestern patient data and AHA hospital data


Jamie Saxon, Center for Spatial Data Science, University of Chicago

AMA physicians data (national)


Liz Tung, UChicago Medicine

Patient data from EHR or survey


Puneet Chehal, Assistant Professor, Emory University

Medicare data

March 13   No Study Group
March 20   No Study Group
March 27



Mike Powe, Director of Research, Preservation Green Lab

Carson Hartmann, Researcher, Preservation Green Lab

Why old buildings matter: Insights and new questions from spatial data science

April 3   No Study Group
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Olivier Scaillet, Professor at the University of Geneva and the Swiss Finance Institute

Saddlepoint techniques for spatial panel data models

April 17   No Study Group
April 24 Nick Mader

Nick Mader, Senior Researcher at Chapin Hill, University of Chicago

The CANOPY Project – Algorithm-Assisted Resource Allocation Tools for City Planners

May 1 Coro Chasco

Coro Chasco, Associate Professor in Applied Economics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Spatial Interaction Modeling

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Angela Li, R Advocate, Center for Spatial Data Science, University of Chicago

Spatial Ecosystem in R 

May 15 Alex C. Engler

Alex C. Engler, Program Director, Computational Analysis and Public Policy

D3 for Geospatial Visualization: An Overview

May 22   No Study Group
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Meru Bhanot, PhD student in Economics, University of Chicago 

The Effects of Credit Supply Shocks and Neighborhood Spillovers on Housing Investment: Evidence from Chicago

Spatial study group meetings will continue in Autumn 2018
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October 16   No Study Group
October 23 Caglar Koylu

Caglar Koylu, Assistent Professor at the University of Iowa and Director of The GeoSocial Lab

Uncovering Complex Patterns from Big Spatial Interaction Data: A Computation-Visualization Framework

October 30 Richard Farkas

Richárd Farkas, Assistant Lecturer at Department of Economics and Econometrics, University of Pécs

Spatial Modeling of Cost Pass Through Analysis

November 6 Corey Tabit

Corey Tabit, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago

Social Determinants of Cardiovascular Health and Disease: Can Analytics Help Doctors Save Lives?

November 13 Babak Mahdavi Ardestani

Babak Mahdavi Ardestani, BSc (CS), BSc (Math), MSc, PhD, FRGS, MBCS

Agent-based Modeling of Social Systems/Phenomena with Spatial Features: Cases of Residential Segregation and Social Care

November 20   No Study Group
November 27 Tselios Vassilis

Vassilis Tselios, Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Harris School of Public Policy

Exploring Urban and Regional Clusters Using Satellite Images of Nighttime Lights

Spatial study group meetings will continue in Winter 2019