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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〉