Prof. Itzhak Benenson

Prof. Itzhak Benenson

Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences

Research work

Prof. Itzhak Benenson is a Professor of Geography at the Department of Geography and Human Environment of the Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel, and a Head of the Geosimulation and Spatial Analysis lab there.

His research focuses on the analysis and simulation of the dynamics of complex urban systems, including big urban data analysis, modeling urban transportation systems, travelers’ behavior, study of the urban land-use and residential dynamics, impact of local and regional plans and policy applications.

Itzhak is an Associate Editor of the Computers Environment and Urban System journal (Elsevier) and serves on several other editorial boards. He is a member of the IGU Commission on Geographical Information Science.

Areas of interest & scientific knowledge

Urban Planning and Smart Cities

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