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Dr Balamurugan Soundararaj

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PostDoctoral Fellow – Data Analytics and Visualisation

Contact

Phone: +61 434569141

Bala is working on the Value Australia project. Prior to this he has worked as research associate at University College London and Senior Analyst at Jones Lang LaSalle. He received his PhD form Department of Geography UCL, Masters from Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis UCL and Bachelors from Department of Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. 


Book Chapters

2018, Movements in Cities: Footfall and its Spatio-Temporal Distribution, Consumer Data Research, UCL Press, London 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

2019, Estimating Real-Time High-Street Footfall from Wi-Fi Probe Requests, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, London

2016, Self-Organizing Networks in Complex Infrastructure Projects, Project Management Journal, London

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

2019, Medium Data Toolkit-A Case Study on Smart Street Sensor Project, GIS Research UK, New Castle

2019, Trends in Urban Flows: From Wi-Fi Data to Pedestrians' Route Choices, Conference on Complex Systems, Singapore

2015, A Case Study of the Structure and Dynamics of Inter-Organisational Information Exchange Networks in Large, Complex Infrastructure Projects, International Social Network Analysis Conference, Brighton Conference 

Conference Papers and Posters

2018, Estimating Real-time High Street Footfall from Wi-Fi Probe Requests, Data Natives, London

2018, Trends in urban flows: An information theory approach, Conference on Complex Systems, Cancun.

2018, Smart Street Sensor Footfall Project, Results and Outputs, Oxford Retail Futures, Oxford

2016, Smart Street Sensor Footfall Project, Conference on Complex Systems, Amsterdam

2015, Collaborative Teams for Complex Infrastructure Projects Through Organisational Network Analysis, The International Research Network on Organising by Projects IRNOP, London

2014, Poster, Collaborative Teams for Complex Infrastructure Projects Through Organisational Network Analysis, Cambridge Networks Day, Cambridge

2013, Poster and Talk, Network theory approach on Modelling Accidents in United Kingdom, Bartlett MRes Conference, London

2009, Low Carbon City: Putting Yesterday’s Footprint on Tomorrow Workshop, ISOCARP Congress, Porto

2009, Role of Technology in Transformation of Cities, 9th annual Convention of National Organisation of Students of Planning NOSPLAN, Hyderabad

2008, Panel Discussion on Designing a Cyber-City, 10th Annual Convention of National Organisation of Students of Planning NOSPLAN, Ahmedabad

Talks, Workshops and Exhibitions

2018, Estimating Real-time High Street Footfall from Wi-Fi Probe Requests, Smart Policy Urban Futures Workshop, London

2018, Solving MAC Randomisation issue while estimating footfall from Wi-Fi data, Geo+data Seminar Series, London

2017, Real-time footfall in Bloomsbury, Big Data Here Exhibition, London

2016, Dynamic High Streets of UK, Smart Street Sensor Project, Consumer Data Research Center Partner Forum, Oxford

2014, Almost Lost: London's Buildings Loved and Loathed, English Heritage Exhibition, London

Prizes and Awards

2019, Best Paper, Early Career Researcher, GIS Research UK, New Castle 

2018, Grant, Yusuf Ali Travel Grant, UCL, London

2015, Best Paper, Construction Track, RICS Annual Conference, Sydney