Vanessa DA SILVA BRUM BASTOS

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Post Doctoral Scholars
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5302

Biography

Vanessa da Silva Brum Bastos is a Postdoctoral Research Associate working with Dr Trisalyn Nelson at the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr Bastos current research focuses on the development and implementation of Context-Aware Movement Analysis (CAMA) to further understand behavior. More specifically, she is interested in combining movement data with environmental and socio-economic variables to understand how different factors can influence human mobility and wildlife behavior. This knowledge is critical for planning equalitarian sustainable transportation systems, as well as designing biodiversity conservation plans.

Education

  • Ph.D. Geography (Geoinformatics) at the University of St Andrews, UK - 2018
  • M.Sc. Remote Sensing at the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil - 2014
  • B.Sc. Geography,  S�o Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil  - 2011