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Dr Gideon Aschwanden

Image: Measurement of walkability in Switzerland to find its association with Cardio Vascular Mortality

Dr. Gideon Aschwanden is Lecturer in Urban Analytics with a focus on data, learning algorithms and neural networks to evaluate the urban fabric with a focus on health, transportation and economic opportunities. He teaches graduate subjects in Urban Design and Property and leads research projects in the realm of open data, policy and transportation. Before the University of Melbourne, he taught and researched at Princeton University on digital fabrication methods and building systems as part of the CHAOS lab (cooling and heating architecturally optimized systems) in the Andlinger Centre for Energy and the Environment. He has an MSc in Architecture and a doctoral degree in Science from the ETH Zurich. To deepen his knowledge, he worked as a researcher at the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore and has professional experience in Switzerland, Singapore and the United States.

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