Robin Lovelace

Robin Lovelace

Associate Professor of Transport Data Science

University of Leeds

Biography

I am Associate Professor of Transport Data Science at the Leeds Institute for Transport Studies where I research, develop and teach free, open, reproducible and internationally scalable techniques for working with data to support evidence-based policies.

I am author of papers and books on transport planning, energy, geographic data analysis and modelling. I lead the Transport Data Science module, which is available to students taking Data Science and Data Analytics and Data Science and Urban Analytics courses at the University of Leeds.

Interests

  • Geocomputation
  • Transport modelling
  • Reproducible geographic data analysis
  • Mode shift, especially uptake of active modes

Education

  • PhD in Transport and Energy, 2013

    University of Sheffield

  • MSc in Environmental Science and Management, 2009

    University of York

  • BSc in Environmental Geography, 2008

    University of Bristol

Skills

Data science

80%

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Geocomputation

90%

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Transport modelling

100%

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Principle Investigator

SaferActive

Apr 2019 – Present UK

Responsibilities include:

  • Project Management
  • Data analysis
  • Modelling
 
 
 
 
 

Associate Professor

University of Leeds

Jan 2019 – Present Leeds
Teaching and researching transport data science.
 
 
 
 
 

Principle Investigator

Cycling Infrastructure Prioritisation Tool

Apr 2017 – Mar 2018 UK

Responsibilities include:

  • Project Management
  • Data analysis
  • Modelling
 
 
 
 
 

Lead Developer

Propensity to Cycle Tool

Jan 2015 – Present UK

Responsibilities include:

  • Cycle uptake modelling
  • Software development
  • Deployment

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