Andrea Ballatore

BSc, MSc, PhD

Lecturer (~Assistant Professor) in GIS and Big Data Analytics,

Department of Geography, Birkbeck, University of London

  • Coordinator of the Geo-Analytics and Modelling Group (GAM)
  • Research Affiliate at the Center for Spatial Studies University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Adjunct Research Fellow at Research Center for Social Informatics Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan
Andrea Ballatore

I am a (geographic) information scientist conducting research on:

  • Geographic information science, spatial data science
  • Crowdsourcing, volunteered geographic information, social media analytics
  • Internet geography, media studies, digital humanities
  • Natural language processing, semantic similarity
  • Ontology engineering, Semantic Web, Linked Data

I support PhD and postdoctoral funding applications, as well as MSc dissertations in any of these themes. Please contact me for more information.

My work appeared in Slate, The Independent, Motherboard/VICE, Quartz, and The Conversation.