Rights Lab Research Associate in Earth Observation and Geospatial Data Science
Cristina Vrinceanu works as part of the Rights Lab's Measurement and Geographies Programme to use remote sensing for Earth Observation data, and related geospatial data and techniques, in order to reveal patterns and activities associated with modern slavery and damage to sustainable development, including in forests, mining, fishing and construction. Her research uses geospatial analytics, Earth Observation geophysics and emergent computational technologies. She has previous extensive business experience as a geospatial specialist and has been part of the European Space Agency’s YGT programme for EO Data Applications. Her expertise and interests include free and open source technologies and open data initiatives, EDI, science outreach, capacity building and STEM education. She is completing a PhD with the Nottingham Geospatial Institute.