Forwarded with permission. This looks like an interesting talk with a member of Facebook's data science team looking at disaster mapping and recovery, hosted by CSDE. Cheers, -Matt J.
---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Sarah A Stone <ssto...@uw.edu> Date: Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 10:08 AM Subject: [Escience_bbl] Fwd: [Csde_affil] Zack Almquist to speak on Disaster Maps and Displace Populations on Oct. 18 To: <escience_...@u.washington.edu> Please join us for next week’s talk by Zack Almquist on Disaster Maps and Displaced Populations. Dr. Almquist is a research scientist and demographer at Facebook. Population Research Discovery Seminars Disaster Maps and a Survey Comparison of Displaced Populations in the Cyclone Fani Region 6 Months after Landfall Zack Almquist, Research Scientist, Demography and Survey Sciences Group, Facebook 10/18/2019 12:30-1:30 PM PT 121 Raitt Hall <https://www.washington.edu/maps/#!/rai> ------------------------------ Zack Almquist is a Research Scientist in the Demography and Survey Sciences group at Facebook. From 2013-2018 he was an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Statistics at the University of Minnesota. In 2017-2018 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Almquist’s research interests include social network analysis, big data, computational social sciences, mathematical sociology, spatial analysis, demography, sociology of education, environmental policy, public health, and human judgment and decision-making. His main research focus is on understanding, modeling, and predicting the effects that space (geography) and time have on human interaction (e.g., communication, friendship, mentorship, needle sharing, etc.) and social processes (e.g., information passing, knowledge acquisition, skill development, disease transmission, etc.). Sara Curran <https://sites.uw.edu/scurran/> Director Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology <https://csde.washington.edu/> Section Editor, Global Perspectives <https://gp.ucpress.edu/> _______________________________________________ CSDE Affiliates Mailing List To unsubscribe or edit options, visit: http://mailman13.u.washington.edu/mailman/uw/login/mailman/options/csde_affil -- Sarah A. Stone, PhD Interim Director | eScience Institute Executive Director | eScience Institute Campus Box 351570 University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195 _______________________________________________ Escience_bbl mailing list escience_...@u.washington.edu http://mailman13.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/escience_bbl
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