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Perez Joan - Ph.D in Geography - Associate Researcher UMR 7300 Espace-Cnrs


2016 - Present Invited Researcher
UNESP, Câmpus de Presidente Prudente, Presidente Prudente, Brazil.
2016 - Present Associate Researcher
UMR 7300 ESPACE-CNRS, University of Nice, France.
2012 - 2015 Doctoral Student
University of Avignon, UMR ESPACE-CNRS, University of Avignon, France.
2012 - 2015 Salaried Employee
Renault, New Mobility Service (DE-IM), Guyancourt, France.
2012 - 2013 Invited Researcher
French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India.
2011 Freelance Consultancy
2009 Intern
DGGT (Congolese ministry of transport and development). Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.


2012 - 2015 PhD with honors in Quantitative Geography, University of Avignon, France. CIFRE: industrial research agreements with Renault Thesis Title: Spatial Structures in India in the Age of Globalisation. A Data-driven Approach. 358 p.
2009 - 2010 Master in Geography. (M.A. equivalent) Specialty: Structures and spatial dynamics. University of Aix-Marseille, France. Master Title: Modélisation analytique et systémique des systèmes de transport auto-organisés, 48 p.
Translation: Analytic and Systemic Modeling of Self-organized Transportation Systems.
2008 - 2009 Maîtrise in Geography. (fourth year of study) Speciality: Structures and spatial dynamics. University of Aix-Marseille.
Maîtrise Title: Systèmes de transport en commun et auto-organisation à Brazzaville, 102 p.
Translation: Transportation Systems and Self-organization in Brazzaville
2005 - 2008 Licence in Geography. (B.A. equivalent, three-year degree) Specialty: Data handling. University of Aix-Marseille, France.
C2i: certificate in computer management
2003 High-Scholl's Degree. Specialty: Electronic. Toulon, France. BIA: Aeronautics Initiation Certificate

Professional Experiences

2012 - 2015 participation in several projects conducted by Renault and/or Nissan: Implementation of protocols, scope
statements, fieldwork, sampling, etc. (Mobiliz, Smart cities, Autonomous driving, etc.). Collaboration with several other
companies/institutions (World Bank, Lafarge, URBZ , etc.)
2012 - 2013 joint PhD agreement with the French Institute of Pondicherry and participation to the Suburbin ANR
(Project-based funding to advance French research)
Freelance consultancy:
2016 Chinese Urban macro-structures and economic potentials (Renault)                                                                                                    2011 modeling of the Tunisian new cities over a 20 years horizon (World Bank - MENApolis)
2011 Expertise mission: Chinese and Indian data availability (REGIENOV)                                                                                             Other Experiences                                                                                                                                                                           2009 - 2010: Freelance journalist, Radio France Bleu Provence.
2009 management of a team of 8 peoples in Brazzaville (questionnaires, training of the investigators, coaching and data handling)
2009 Internship in the Délégation Générale des Grands Travaux (DGGT: Congolese ministry of transport and development). Brazzaville, Congo: Evaluation of the cadastral plan of Brazzaville (3 months).


English: Fluent French: Native Portuguese: Advanced Japanese: Advanced Beginner

Computing and Modeling Skills  
GIS (QGIS, ArcGis and MapInfo), Data Analysis (R, BayesiaLab, Excel Stat, SPSS, and Minitab), Computer-Aided Design (Photoshop, illustrator, Gimp), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access), Operating Systems (Windows, Unix), Image processing (ENVI), Digital elevation model (Surfer), Web Mapping (Google earth), Agent-based Simulation (Netlogo), Web design (Joomla, Dreamweaver).

Communication dans un congrès2 documents

  • Giovanni Fusco, Joan Perez. Spatial Analysis of the Indian Subcontinent: the Complexity Investigated through Neural Networks. 14th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2015), Jul 2015, Cambridge, MA, United States. Proceedings of CUPUM 2015, pp.287. <hal-01303057>
  • Frédéric Audard, Joan Perez, Léa Wester, Alexandre Grondeau. Systèmes de transport en commun et auto-organisation : le cas de Brazzaville. CODATU XV – Le rôle de la mobilité pour (re) modeler les villes., Oct 2012, Addis Abeba, Éthiopie. <halshs-01136871>

Autre publication1 document

  • Joan Perez, Giovanni Fusco. Inde rurale, Inde urbaine: qualification et quantification de l'aptitude au changement des territoires indiens. Actes de la conférence : Aux Frontières de l'Urbain 2014, pp. 316-339. <halshs-00959982>