Licentiate in physics, Universidad Simon Bolivar, 1999
Magister Sc. in physics, Central University of Venezuela, 2001
Ph.D. in physics (Dr. rer. nat), Stuttgart Univarsität, 2006
Professor Gonzalez works in the area of urban computing, with a focus on the intersections of people with the built environment and their social networks. Her ultimate goal to design urban mobility solutions and to enable the sustainable development of smart cities. Prof. González has injected new tools into transportation research and is a leader in the emergent field of urban computing.
-To introduce the undergraduate population of Civil and Environmental Engineering to the field of network science and data analytics.
-To teach methods that extract useful information from digital traces of human activity. Numerical methods to cluster the structure inherent in daily activities within a population and to devise data driven models of for developing City Science.
- 1.204 Computer Modeling: Human Mobility and Networks