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Amish Sarpotdar

Project Researcher

University of Manchester

Dr Amish Sarpotdar is a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the FAIR project. He is responsible for mapping socio-spatial vulnerabilities to energy and transport poverty in the UK. This part of his work quantifies, models and maps vulnerabilities to energy and transport poverty.

Amish has a doctorate in Planning and Environmental Management. His thesis focused on the managerial, organisational, and political aspects of spatial information use in planning practice. The research has implications for planning support and data infrastructure. Amish is proficient in spatial analysis and geographic modelling. His research interests include spatial analysis, GIScience, data infrastructure, and policy. He is a geospatial enthusiast always in search of interesting maps.

Amish has previously worked as a Senior Infrastructure Consultant for the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India and was involved in the development of the Smart Cities Mission. He has also worked as a Research Assistant in the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and for the UK 2070 Commission.

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