Meet The Team

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Chris Upchurch

Research Scientist

Chris Upchurch is a research scientist with a background in transportation geography, network analysis, and geographic information science.  He’s done research on locating hydrogen refueling stations, planning light rail systems, urban mobility, and using big data to analyze transportation system performance.

Chris has a BS and MA from Arizona State University, both in Geography, as well as a PhD in Geography from the University of Utah.  He’s worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina and as a transportation planner in Wichita and Kansas City.

Education and Training:

Ph.D. | Geography | University of Utah | 2005–2009
M.A. | Geography | Arizona State University | 2003–2005
B.Sc. | Geography | Arizona State University | 2000–2003