Clio Andris

Clio Andris


Assistant Professor of City & Regional Planning and Interactive Computing



Architecture-East Building, 204-M

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Specialization Area: Geographic Information Science and Technology

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Clio Andris is an assistant professor in the School of City and Regional Planning and the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. She is the director of the Friendly Cities Lab, at the Center for Spatial Analytics and Visualization. She is also an affiliate of the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, and a member of the Interactive Computing Info Viz research group. Her research is on mathematical models of social networks and interpersonal relationships in geographic space, applied to issues of urban planning, visualization, transportation and geography.  She teaches GIScience classes at multiple levels.

She was formerly a postdoc at the Santa Fe Institute (2012-2014), MIT Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning (2012), and Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) (2011-2012).  She was a postdoctoral visitor at Los Alamos National Laboratory (2014). She holds a a PhD in Urban Information Systems (MIT, 2011), MS in Geography (U. South Carolina, 2008) and BA in American Studies with Geography minor (Boston U., 2006). She was a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellow and was a member of the Senseable City Lab under Carlo Ratti. She has been advised by Luis Bettencourt (SFI), Joseph Ferreira Jr. (MIT) and David Cowen (USC). Clio is of Greek-American heritage, and is originally from Washington, DC.