Academic background: MSc in Geographic Information Systems (2003) and in Spatial Planning (2013), and PhD in Geographic Information Science (2012)
Research interests: Land Use Land Cover Changes; Geostatistic; Complex System; Dynamic Systems; Modelling; Simulation; Spatial Statistics; Spatial Metrics; Urban Morphology; Remote Sensing; Epidemiology; Health Geography; Smart Cities and Big Data
Scopus Author ID: 56428061000 (https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=56428061000)
ResearcherID: F-3185-2017 ( http://www.researcherid.com/rid/F-3185-2017)
Google Scholar https://scholar.google.pt/citations?user=5ZK948AAAAAJ&hl=pt-PT
Jorge Rocha, geographer, born in Lisbon in 1970. He is MSc in Geographic Information Systems (2003) and in Spatial Planning (2013), and PhD in Geographic Information Science (2012). Currently is an Assistant Professor of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning and member of the Modelling, Urban and Regional Planning, and Environmental Hazard and Risk Assessment and Management research groups of the Centre of Geographical Studies, all from the University of Lisbon. His field of expertise is Geosimulation and Geocomputation involving Artificial Neural Networks, Graphs Theory, Cellular Automata, and Multi-agent Systems. Jorge’s works are quite diverse, focusing mainly on, but not exclusively, in Urban Morphology, Remote Sensing, Epidemiology, Health Geography, Smart Cities and Big Data (Geomarketing and Tourism).