The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Prof Andy Hudson-Smith

Prof Andy Hudson-Smith

Professor of Digital Urban Systems

Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Jan 2001

Research summary

With a research focus on location based digital technologies he has been at the forefront of web technologies for communication, outreach and linked to the digital built environment. He has a Co-I/Pi research grant income in excess of £15 million with his recent grant output focused on the Internet of Things and the Olympic Park. His contribution to knowledge and outreach in the fields of the Internet of Things, smart cities, big data, digital geography, urban planning and the built environment have been wide ranging with an impact strategy focused on policy, outreach and the public understanding of science. 

His research can be found at http://www.digitalurban.org or @digitalurban on Twitter

Teaching summary

Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith is course founder of the MRes in Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation at University College London and  the MSc in Smart Cities and Urban Analytics and the MRes in Smart Cities at CASA. Andy also contributes to courses on the throughout the Bartlett and externally.


University College London
Doctorate, Doctorat | 2003
University College London
Other higher degree, Master of Science | 1996
University of Plymouth
First Degree, Bachelor of Science | 1992


Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith is Director of The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at University College London. Andy is a Professor of Digital Urban Systems and Editor-in-Chief of Future Internet Journal, he is also an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the Greater London Authority Smart London Board. In addition he is academic lead for The Smart Queen Elizabeth Park Park project on behalf of the LLDC and a member of the EPSRC Digital Economy Programme Advisory Board.