Dr Simone Z Leao is a senior researcher in Urban Modelling and Simulation at the City Futures Research Centre and lectures in the City Analytics Program at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Interested in the inter-dependencies between built and natural environments, society and technology, she works on developing knowledge and methodologies to assist urban planning to generate/regenerate urban areas and with awareness of contemporary challenges.
Professional experience in South America, Africa, Asia, Oceania and Europe provide her with the opportunity to approach varied urban and regional issues related to different socio-demographic, cultural, economic and environmental contexts, apply and develop varied geo-modelling techniques, and create a broad professional/academic network.
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