Chris Pettit


Director - City Analytics Program, City Futures, UNSW

Professor Chris Pettit is the inaugural Chair of Urban Science at the University of New South Wales. His expertise is in the convergence of the fields of Urban Planning and Geographical Information Sciences (GIS) where he has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers. For the last 20 years, he has been undertaking research and development in the use of spatial information and mapping technologies for envisioning what if? scenarios across both urban and regional landscapes. His research expertise also spans into applications, development and the critique of geographical visualization tools including, advanced spatial decision support systems and city dashboards.