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Alison Heppenstall

Professor in Geocomputation, University of Leeds

Alison's research interests are focused on the development of AI methods (especially agent-based modelling) for understanding processes and evolution of geographical systems. In particular, she is interested in methods for incorporating human behaviour in individual-level models and developing approaches to improve synthetic population generation.


  • 2016–present
    Professor of Geocomputation, University of Leeds


  • 2005 
    University of Leeds, PhD