Alexander Stewart Fotheringham#


Alexander Stewart Fotheringham
Email:stewart.fotheringham 'at' asu.edu
Membership Number:4276
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:afotheringham
Homepage: http://geoplan.asu.edu


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 - present Professor of Computational Spatial Science, Arizona State University
  • 2011 - 2014 Director, Centre for GeoInformatics, University of St Andrews
  • 2011 - 2014 Professor of Quantitative Geography, University of St Andrews
  • 2018 - 2011 Director Strategic Research Cluster in Advanced Geotechnologies, Ireland
  • 2004 - 2011 SFI Research Professor and Director, National Univ. of Ireland
  • 2004 - 2006 Visiting Research Fellow, University of Leeds
  • 1994 - 2004 Professor of Quantitative Geography, University of Newcastle
  • 1994 - 2004 Director fo the North-East Regional Research Laboratory, University of Newcastle
  • 1993 - 1994 Ass. Chair, Dept of Geography, State University of New York
  • 1991 - 1992 Professor of Quantitative Geography, University of Newcastle

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geographic information science (GIS)
  • Geocomputation, spatial analysis and spatial statistics
  • Spatial choice/spatial interaction modelling and spatial cognition
  • Urban Planning
  • Retailing
  • Migration
  • Health geography

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 Appointed Regent's professor, Arizona State University
  • 2013 Elected Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, UK
  • 2013 Member of the Executive Committee of the US Transportation Research Board (TRB)
  • 2013 Elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 Appointed Ireland’s representative on the Governance Committee of the EU Joint Planning Initiative on Urban Europe
  • 2000 Received “Outstanding Achievement Award” from GEOIDE Network Centre of Excellence, Canada
  • 1995 - 1998 Elected Chair of the Quantitative Methods Study Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)
  • 1981 Winner of the Warren G. Nystrom Award at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles. The award is presented to the best paper based on a recent Ph.D. dissertation

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