The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Dr Jens Kandt

Dr Jens Kandt

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Geocomputation

Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Dec 2015

Research summary

Jens Kandt’s primary research focus lies on linking quantitative geographical methods and social theory to understand dynamics of urban environments and their implications for transport, mobility and people’s health. He draws on experience in a wide range of statistical applications, including spatial analysis, survey, administrative and consumer data analysis and survey design, which he acquired through research appointments at University College London, LSE Cities, London School of Economics as well as other research and work engagements in the UK, India, Germany, Ghana and Hong Kong. Initially trained as a planning engineer at the German University of Dortmund, Jens obtained his PhD degree from the Department of Geography at UCL in 2015.


University College London
PhD, Urban Geography | 2015
Universitat Dortmund
Dipl. Ing., Urban and Rural Planning | 2010