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

Yang Wang

Research Associate

Dr Yang Wang joined UDBC as a research associate in 2016. She has an MSc and a PhD in Computer Science both from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).

Jing Yao

Senior Lecturer (Urban Studies)

Dr Jing Yao (姚 静) joined UBDC as a lecturer in Urban Big Data and Quantitative Methods in October 2014. She has a PhD in Geography and an MSc in Industrial Engineering both from Arizona State University (ASU), USA. She also has an MSc degree and a BSc degree in Geographical Information System (GIS) from Nanjing University, China.

Qunshan Zhao

Lecturer in Urban Analytics

Dr Qunshan Zhao joined UBDC in May 2019 as a Lecturer in Urban Analytics in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. He holds both PhD and MA in Geography/GIScience from the Arizona State University in the USA and a BE in Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, and GIS from the Wuhan University in China.

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