We are a multidisciplinary research group of social scientists, data scientists, and engineers, supported by our Centre’s administrative team.

Varun Raturi

Research Associate

Dr Varun Raturi is a Research Associate in Transportation Planning with a PhD in Transportation Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Michael Sinclair

Research Assistant

Dr Michael Sinclair is a Research Assistant at the Urban Big Data Centre where he works on human mobility through spatial big data. Alongside his role in UBDC, he is also an environmental consultant and completed his PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Management.

Mark Tranmer

Professor of Quantitative Social Sciences (School of Social & Political Sciences)

Professor Mark Tranmer joined the School of Social and Political Sciences in July 2016 as Professor of Quantitative Social Science.

Philipp Ulbrich

Research Associate

Dr Philipp Ulbrich joined UBDC in October 2021 as Research Associate to the UKRI GCRF project URBE Latam and the ESRC project Digital Footprint Data for localising SDGs.