Head, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL
Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith is Director of The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at University College London. He is a Professor of Digital Urban Systems and Editor-in-Chief of Future Internet Journal. Professor Hudson-Smith is also an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the Greater London Authority Smart London Board. He is the academic lead for The Smart Queen Elizabeth Park Park project on behalf of the LLDC and a member of the EPSRC Digital Economy Programme Advisory Board. With a research focus on location based digital technologies, Professor Hudson-Smith has been at the forefront of web technologies for communication, outreach and linked to the digital built environment. He has a Co-I/Pi research grant income in excess of £15 million with his recent grant output focused on the Internet of Things and the Olympic Park. His contribution to knowledge and outreach in the fields of the Internet of Things, smart cities, big data, digital geography, urban planning and the built environment have been wide ranging with an impact strategy focused on policy, outreach and the public understanding of science.