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Waterproofing Data: engaging stakeholders in sustainable flood risk governance for urban resilience, Belmont Forum/ESRC/FAPESP/BMBF Award (€1m), June/2018-May/2021. Funding under the Transformations to Sustainability programme of Belmont Forum and Norface delivered in the UK by the ESRC under the Global Challenges Research Fund. Working with partners in Brazil and Germany and doing fieldwork in the cities of Rio Branco and São Paulo (Brazil) PI Prof. Porto de Albuquerque/ University of Warwick, Institute for Global Sustainable Development. Role: Research Assistant

UKRI GCRF Global Research Translation Award: Waterproofing Data,

Global Challenges Research Fund, project funded to fast track promising research findings into real-world solutions, Award (£~362K), October/2019 - March 2021, PI Prof. Pamela Thomas/University of Warwick, Co-I Prof. Porto de Albuquerque/ University of Warwick, Role: Named Researcher (NR)


Prior this, from 2003 to 2015, Diego was involved in projects for the adoption of geospatial technologies, web and mobile platforms at Colombia’s mapping and environmental agencies, the Ministries of Agriculture and Justice, among other organisations.


Collaboration or Competition: the Impact of Incentive Types on Urban Cycling. D. Pajarito, A, Degbelo, M. Gould. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. 2018. DOI: 10.1080/15568318.2019.1627619

Mapping frictions inhibiting bicycle commuting. D. Pajarito, M. Gould. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. Human-Centric Data Science for Urban Studies. 2018. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi7100396

Mobile Services for Green Living. D. Pajarito. PhD Thesis. European Joint doctorate in geoinformatics. 2018. DOI: 10.6035/14123.2018.686025

Path of least resistance: Using geo-games and crowdsourced data to map cycling frictions. D. Pajarito, S. Maas, M. Attard, M. Gould. Geographic Citizen Science Design – No One Left Behind. Editor: Dr. Artemis Skarlatidou. In press. Publisher. UCL Press.

Smart Mobility, the Role of Mobile Games. D. Pajarito, M. Gould. Joint International Conference on Serious Games. Valencia, Spain. 2017/11/23. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70111-0_5

Mapping cyclists’ routes: involving citizens in collecting open cycling data. D. Pajarito, D. Maas, S., Attard, M. Gould. 21th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. 12-15 June 2018, Lund, Sweden. ISBN 978-3-319-78208-9

Data Modeling of Cities, a Machine Learning Application. A. Najari, D. Pajarito, A. Markopoulou. SimAUD2020. Symposium on Simulation in Architecture + Urban Design. 25-27 May 2020. Online Proceedings