Speaker: Scott Heckbert, Ph.D.
Title: Agent-based modelling and GIS: applications to land use change and environmental modelling
Date: Monday, May 26, 2014 at 12:00 noon
Location: EV3-4412

A video of the talk can be found at the bottom of the page.



This presentation will demonstrate current applications using agent-based […]

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Yue Dou

On October 23, 2015 By

Yue Dou is completing her PhD degree in the department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. She is working with Dr. Peter Deadman on the project “Sociocultural Adaptation of Caboclos Communities to Extreme Tidal Events in the Amazon Estuary of Brazil” funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Quite […]

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Amanda Raffoul

On April 28, 2016 By

Amanda Raffoul is a MSc Candidate in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo, working under the supervision of Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick. Her research interests involve psychosocial contributors to weight status, such as dieting, body image, and weight bias, and how they influence our overall health. She is currently […]

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Madhur Anand

On March 9, 2012 By

Madhur Anand, WICI Director and Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, is an ecologist with broad research interests in natural and human-induced changes in terrestrial ecosystems at local and global scales and their implications for sustainability. She has a particular interest and expertise in complex […]

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Chris Bauch

On September 18, 2012 By

Chris Bauch is a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. He studies epidemiological and ecological systems with a particular emphasis on evaluating interventions such as vaccines. He is particularly interested in coupling models of human behaviour with models of disease dynamics or ecological dynamics. Examples of research […]

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Mark Crowley

On June 4, 2015 By

Mark Crowley is an Assistant Professor in the Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia working in the Laboratory for Computational […]

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Paul Thagard

On August 30, 2011 By

Paul Thagard is Professor of Philosophy and advisor for the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Waterloo. He is a graduate of the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge, Toronto (Ph. D. in philosophy) and Michigan (M.S. in computer science). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of […]

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Hans De Sterck

On November 27, 2012 By

Hans De Sterck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. His area of research is computational mathematics and scientific computing, with applications to problems in science, engineering and technology. A recent research focus is to develop models and algorithms for graph and […]

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Xiongbing Jin

On July 9, 2013 By

Xiongbing Jin is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. He is the lead developer of the agent-based WAterloo Regional Model (WARM) which aims to simulate the relationships among residential location choices, trip decisions and landscape management, and the influences of urban infrastructure and policies on […]

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Sergey Melnik

On September 17, 2015 By

Dr. Sergey Melnik is a Research Fellow at the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (www.MACSI.ul.ie), Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Limerick, Ireland.

His academic background is in Applied Mathematics & Computer Science (MSc’2003, Nayanova University, Russia), and he gained industrial experience as a Software Engineer before starting […]

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Isaac Tamblyn

On May 28, 2015 By

Isaac Tamblyn is an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and holds a joint appointment with the National Research Council of Canada. Before joining UOIT, he conducted postdoctoral studies at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow). He earned his PhD in […]

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Mohamed A. Tawhid

On February 27, 2015 By

Mohamed A. Tawhid got  his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland, USA. From 2000 to 2002, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Currently, he is a full professor at Thompson Rivers University, BC Canada.

His research interests […]

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Speaker: Chris Eliasmith, Professor of Philosophy and Design Systems Engineering, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience at University of Waterloo
Date: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Title: Handling the complexities of large-scale brain models
Category: Seminar

Recent high-profile brain simulations, including those of the 1 billion […]

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Speaker: Dr. Tobias Schröder
Title: Changing minds about cars: Modeling the adoption of innovations in transportation
Date: Tuesday, February 26th 2013
Category: Seminar


Dr. Schröder will present an agent-based model of the likely future adoption of electric vehicles by consumers in the city of Berlin, Germany. The […]

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