Position: Integrated Researcher with Doctoral Degree

Academic background
Ms.c in Territorial Management (2013)
Ph.D in Geographic Information Science (2012)
Ms.c in Geographic Information Systems (2003)

Research Group: MOPT, RISKAM

Email: jorge.rocha@campus.ul.pt

Research interests: Land use Land Cover, Health Geography (Epidemiology), Geomarketing, Tourism, Smart Cities

ORCID: 0000-0002-7228-6330

Ciência Vitae: EC15-76DC-9B96

Other Links:
Scopus Author ID: 56428061000
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jorge_Rocha7
Researcher ID: 1284209
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5ZK948AAAAAJ


Jorge Rocha is currently 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. He is coordinator of the Laboratory for Remote Sensing, Geographical Analysis and Modelling (GeomodLab) and winner of several prizes like top reviewer (2019) and top geography researcher in the University of Lisbon (2020). He has published in several high standard journals such as Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Travel Research, Ecological Indicators, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Land Use Policy, Current Issues in Tourism and Applied Geography. Jorge’s field of expertise is Geosimulation and Geocomputation involving Remote Sensing, Artificial Neural Networks, Graphs Theory, Cellular Automata, and Multi-agent Systems. His works are quite diverse, focusing mainly on, but not only, in Urban Morphology, Land use Land Cover, Epidemiology, Health Geography, Geomarketing, Tourism, Smart Cities and Big Data.