Urban Dynamics Lab


Dr Tian Lan

Research Associate

Dept of Geography

Faculty of S&HS

Joined UCL
4th Jan 2016

Research summary

I have been working as a Post-doctoral Research Associate at UCL Geography, where my research has primarily focused on using big data analytics and GIS to understand social/spatial inequalities and to alleviate pressing urban and regional issues.


  • PhD in GIS for urban planning and transport (2010 - 2015), Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • MSc in GIS and cartography (2008 - 2010), State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University, China.
  • BSc in Geography and urban-rural planning (2004 - 2008), School of Resource and Environmental Science, Wuhan University, China.