Professor Ana Basiri
- Professor of Geospatial Data Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship (£1,184,608) (PI)- Indicative Data Science: 3D Model of cities using GNSS degradation May 2019- April 2023 (4+3 years)
Royal Society Research Grant (PI)- Crowdsourced GNSS Data for Indoor Positioning (£5,760), March 2018 – 2020
UCL Grand Challenges (CoI) GBStressFree: Green-Blue Spaces for Stress-Free Travel (£9,500), Jan 2020 – July 2020
EPSRC Transport and Ageing: An Examination into Digitally Enabled Flexible Public Transport Services and the Opportunities and Barriers for Older Citizens (supervisor) (2017-2023)
Alzheimer's Society UK: (Co-I) Scaling the Peaks; Understanding the barriers and drivers to providing and using dementia-friendly community services in rural areas: the impact of location, cultures and community in the Peak District National Park on sustaining service innovations (£279,112), July 2015- June 2019, Ref; AS-SF-14-005
UCL Seedcorn Small Grant Scheme: Mapping The Implications Of Ai In Educational Development Discourses: Public-Private Partnerships -Biases in AI for education in Global South-east Education (Co-I), UCL Institute of Education Jan 2019 – July 2019 (£3000)
UCL Grand Challenges Dynamics of Globalisation: The Future Of Residential Interrelationship In The UK: The Case Study Of The Israeli And The Iranian Communities (PI), Jan 2019 – July 2019 (£2,500)
Equality, Diversity, Inclusion Initiatives: Career Development for Academic with Caring Responsibilities, Dec 2017 – July 2018, UCL and Marie Curie Alumni, (£660)
EPSRC ICASE awarded studentship with OS: Improving Quality of OS Transport Data Using Spatio-temporal Patterns of Movements, Sept 2017- Sept 2021, (£89,765)
Spatio-Temporal Knowledge Discovery of Geospatial Big Data- Primary Application Domain: URBAN – urban science, transportation, logistics: (PI) Microsoft Azure Data Science Research, May 2016-May 2017 (USD $20,000)
The Use of Spatial uncertainty for the Purpose of Privacy Protection: (PI) Modelling Uncertain Word Research Priority Area (RPA) The University of Nottingham, May 2016- July 2017 (£6,300).
EPSRC Data Driven Discovery Research Priority Area project: The Challenges and Solutions to the Management and Analysis of Geospatial Big Data, Sept 2015- March 2016, (£2,700).
Cluster2020 project: Big Data Cluster research Project (Co-Investigator), The University of Nottingham Internal funding program, October 2014- March 2016, (£5,900).
UK Space Agency- Space for All: Community Award Scheme (Co-Investigator) Revealing the Martian Landscapes through Linked Physical and Virtual Models (£6,000).
Faculty for the Future Grants (Principle Investigator), Schlumberger Foundation, Trajectory mining to extract travel behaviour patterns, [November 2014], (Fellowship not taken up to be able to accept EU Marie Curie Fellowship), (US$ 40,000)
Advance Award–Women in Science Fellowship (Principle-Investigator), Science Foundation of Ireland (SFI) (Navigational Suggestion Inference Using Crowd-Sourced Tracking Data Analysis, [August 2013] (Fellowship not taken up to be able to accept EU Marie Curie Fellowship), €117,803.
Current PhD students:
Paul Mullins (EPSRC studentship)- Primary Supervisor
Melda Salhab (UCL Overseas Research Scholarship)- Primary Supervisor
Dining Liu (self-funded)- Primary Supervisor
Jingjing Yan (2019)- Co-supervisor Ningbo Campus, The University of Nottingham - Viva passed with minor correction on 4th Dec 2019.
Professional activities & recognition
- 2019 - 2023: UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship
- 2019: Royal Institute of Navigation
- 2020 - 2022: ERC Starting Grant
- 2013 - 2015: Marie Curie Fellowship
Grant committees & research advisory boards
- 2019 - 2023: UKRI-EPSRC, Future Leaders Fellowship
- 2018 - 2020: Royal Society, Research Grant
- 2021: EPSRC, ICT SAT
- 2019 - Now: Editor in Chief of Journal of Navigation
- 2019 - Now: Associate Editor of IET Smart Cities