May 2020

AURIN was pleased to announce that Professor Stuart Barr has joined as their new Director. 

Stuart joins AURIN from Newcastle University UK, where he was Professor of Geospatial Systems Engineering. Stuart has 20-years’ research experience in Urban Data Science, working on climate change impacts on cities, and urban-infrastructure systems analytics and modelling.

At Newcastle, Stuart was Director of the Spatial Analytics and Modelling Lab, and Director of the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems. He was also an investigator, and member of the Executive and Governance Boards, of the UK Data and Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure (DAFNI).