Students

Under the UK system, a Ph.D. student typically has just two supervisors. This section includes details of career destinations of the Ph.D. students that I have supervised, and their contribution to academia and professional practice. To date, only five students (including two second supervisions) have not delivered acceptable theses within the normal registration periods.

 

1. 1987-89   Simon Thompson. SERC award, principal advisor. M.Sc awarded 1990. Subsequently senior manager with GENAMAP GIS and most recently Commercial Business Industry Solutions Manager, ESRI Inc., Redlands, CA.

2. 1990-93  Myles Gould.  SERC award, principal advisor. Ph.D awarded 1996. Currently Senior Lecturer in Geography, University of Leeds.

3. 1991-94  Victor Mesev.  SERC award, principal advisor. Ph.D awarded 1995. Subsequently ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Bristol University of Bristol. Currently Chair, University of Florida, Tallahassee.

4. 1993-6  Scott Orford.  ESRC award, principal advisor. Ph.D awarded 1997. Subsequently Computer Officer, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, and currently Senior Lecturer in GIS and Spatial Analysis, Cardiff University.

5. 1996-9  Richard Harris. ESRC award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 1999. Subsequently Research Assistant, University of Bristol. Currently Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol.

6. 1998-9  Emma Roe. ESRC award, principal advisor until 1999 and remained in Bristol after my move to UCL. Ph.D awarded 2002. Currently Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Southampton.

7. 1998-2001  William Grey. NERC award, external advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2002. Currently Research Fellow, Department of Geography, Swansea University.

8. 2000-3  Carolina Tobon. UCL Teaching Assistantship, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2003. Subsequently GIS analyst for ESRI (UK) Ltd. and software developer.

9. 2000-3  Paul Torrens. ESRC competition award, second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2003. Subsequently Assistant Professor, University of Utah then Associate Professor in Geography, Arizona State University. Currently Associate Professor, University of Maryland.

10. 2001-3  Mike de Smith. Self-funded, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2004. Subsequently self-employed consultant.

11. 2001-4  Daryl Lloyd. ESRC CASE award, second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2005. Subsequently senior research analyst at ODPM and the Cabinet Office.

12. 2001-3  Ian Greatbatch. Research grant funded, principal advisor for part of study period only. M.Sc. awarded 2007. Currently Lecturer in Geography, Kingston University.

13. 2001-4  (Lily) Chao Li. ESRC competition award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2005. Subsequently ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UCL.

14. 2001-4  Torsten Schietzelt. ESRC CASE award, second advisor. No thesis submitted. Subsequently ad hoc lecturer, the Bartlett School, UCL.

15. 2001-4  Sarah Smith. Ordnance Survey funded, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2005. Subsequently research analyst, Ordnance Survey (Great Britain) and then Research Fellow in Civil Engineering and Geosciences, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

16. 2001-6  Nancy Chin. Research grant funded (part time), second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2006. Subsequently senior civil servant.

17. 2001-5  Sinesio Alves Jnr. Brazilian Government Scholarship, second advisor. No thesis submitted. Subsequently, inter alia, Computer Officer at UCL.

18. 2002-5  Tessa Anderson. ESRC CASE award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2006. Subsequently Lecturer in Geography, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, then University of Queensland, currently at Hong Kong University.

19. 2002-5  David Ashby. ESRC CASE award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2006. Subsequently Business Development Manager, UCL Business Plc. Currently Senior Analyst, Dr. Foster (Research) Ltd.

20. 2002-5  Aidan Slingsby. ESRC CASE award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2006. Subsequently Postdoctoral Research Fellow, City University

21. 2002-5  John Ward. ESRC CASE award, second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2007. Subsequently Research Officer, the Bartlett School, UCL.

22. 2002-4  Ozlem Sahbaz. Research grant funded (part time) second advisor until inter-departmental transfer in 2004. No award to date.

23. 2002-5  Joana Simoes. Portuguese Government scholarship, second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2006. Subsequently software developer, Brunel University.

24. 2002-7  Alex Singleton. Research grant funded (full/part time), principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2007. Subsequently Research Officer, UCL and then Lecturer, Liverpool University.

25. 2003-6   Andrew Crooks. ESRC CASE award, second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2007. Subsequently Research Scientist, Greater London Authority and then Assistant Professor in Geography, George Mason University.

26. 2003-7  Christian Castle. Research grant funded/ESRC CASE award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2007. Subsequently transport planning consultant.

27. 2004-7  Hanif Rahemtulla. ESRC competition award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2008. Subsequently Research Officer, Université Laval.  Currently Senior Research Officer, the World Bank.

28. 2004-7  Pablo Mateos. Research grant funded (full time), principal advisor. Ph.D.awarded 2007. Subsequently ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow and then Lecturer in Geography, UCL. Currently Associate Professor, University of Guadalajara.

29. 2004-8  Kate Jones. Research grant funded (full time), principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2008. Subsequently Research Associate, UCL, then Lecturer in Geography, Portsmouth University.

30. 2005-14  Miles Davis. ESRC funded, second advisor. Non-completion.

31. 2005-8  Jakob Petersen. Research grant funded, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2008. Subsequently pharmaco-epidemiologist, National Health Service.  Currently Research Data Manager, Institute for Economic and Social Research, University of Essex.

32. 2005-9  Catherine Lowe. ESRC competition award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2010. Subsequently analyst, Aon Benfield Analytics.

33. 2006-8  Dr. Maurizio Gibin. Research grant funded, principal advisor. (Refocused on research papers 2008, following appointment as Lecturer in Geography, University of London, Birkbeck College). Currently Scientific Officer, Joint Research Centre, European Commission Science Service.

34. 2007-14  Amon Boontore. Royal Thai Government Scholarship funded, second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2014. Subsequently Lecturer, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand.

35. 2007-14  Spencer Chainey. Academic staff part time registration, second advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2014.

36. 2008-11  Muhammad Adnan. Research grant funded, principal advisor. Ph.D awarded 2011. Subsequently Research Analyst, LFG Ltd., and part time postdoctoral researcher, UCL.  Currently Senior Retail Analyst, Marks and Spencer Plc.

37. 2008-11  James Cheshire. ESRC CASE award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2011. Subsequently Lecturer in Spatial Analysis, UCL

38. 2008-11  Daniel Lewis. ESRC CASE award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2012. Subsequently postdoctoral research fellow, QMW and LSHTM London.

39. 2008-12    Paul Richards. ESRC CASE award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2013. Subsequently Lecturer in GIS, Kingston University. Currently Statistical Analyst, UK Office for National Statistics.

40. 2009-10    Nahid Mohajeri. Self funded, principal advisor. Transferred to new advisor to pursue refocused research interests. Ph.D. awarded 2013.

41. 2010-14    Christopher Gale. UCL Impact Award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2014. Subsequently Postdictoral Researcher, UCL. Currently Senior Research Assistant, Southampton University.

42. 2011-14    Kallum Dhillon. ESRC DTC Award, second advisor.  Ph.D. awarded 2015. Subsequently research analyst, Ministry of Defence.

43. 2011-        Melanie Bosredon. Research grant funded, second supervisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

44. 2012-       Jens Kandt. ESRC DTC Award, principal advisor. Ph.D. awarded 2015. Subsequently postdoctoral researcher, UCL.

45. 2012-3  Matthew Pratt. ESRC DTC/collaborative award, principal advisor. (Withdrew 2013 for employment related to research topic)

46. 2012-        Alistair Leak, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory funded (4 year) award, principal advisor.
Ph.D. submitted.

47. 2013-        Kira Kempinska, EPSRC DTC award, second advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

48. 2013-        Adrian Manning. Self funded, part-time, principal advisor.  Withdrew for family reasons.

49. 2014-        Guy Lansley. Academic staff part time registration, principal advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

50. 2014-        Syed Uddin, ESRC funded, principal advisor.
M.Res. awarded 2015

51. Chrysanthi Kollia, ESRC funded, principal advisor. M.Res awarded 2016.

52. Anastasia Ushakova, ESRC funded, principal advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

53. Tim Rains, research grant/industry funded, principal advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

54. Balamurugan Soundararaj, ESRC funded, second advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

55. Karlo Lugomer, ESRC funded, principal advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

56. Ffion Carney, ESRC funded, principal advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

57. Markus Löning, ESRC and Boots Plc funded, principal advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

58. Terje Trasberg, ESRC and Local Data Company funded, principal advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

59. Kirsty Graham, ESRC and Transport for West Midlands funded (4 year), second advisor. (Intending Ph.D.)

Professor of Geographic Information Science, University College London