Mike Bithell

Mike Bithell
Assistant Director of Research in Computing
Department of Geography

Dr Bithell is a member of the Climate and Environmental Dynamics and Biogeography and Biogeomorphology groups. Interests lie in numerical modelling of spatially distributed systems, including fluid flow, atmospheric physics, climate and its interaction with ecosystems, changes in land use and socio-economic processes.
Current and recent research projects:
Agent-based Modelling of Rangeland Health for Sustainable Dairy Production in Uganda’s South-western Cattle Corridor
Agent-based models of disease transmission in a small population
The Cambridge contribution to the development of Global Ecosystems Models for use in IPBES and other global biodiversity assessments
Discrete element modelling of scree dynamics

Recent Publications:
Edmonds, B., Le Page, C., Bithell, M., Chattoe-Brown, E., Grimm, V., Meyer, R., Montañola-Sales, C., Ormerod, P., Root, H. and Squazzoni, F., 2019. Different Modelling Purposes. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, v. 22, doi:10.18564/jasss.3993.
Lippe, M., Bithell, M., Gotts, N., Natalini, D., Barbrook-Johnson, P., Giupponi, C., Hallier, M., Hofstede, G.J., Le Page, C., Matthews, R.B., Schlüter, M., Smith, P., Teglio, A. and Thellmann, K., 2019. Using agent-based modelling to simulate social-ecological systems across scales. GeoInformatica, v. 23, p.269-298. doi:10.1007/s10707-018-00337-8.
Shin, H. and Bithell, M., 2019. An Agent-Based Assessment of Health Vulnerability to Long-Term Particulate Exposure in Seoul Districts. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, v. 22, doi:10.18564/jasss.3940.
Zhuge, C., Bithell, M., Shao, C., Li, X. and Gao, J., 2019. An improvement in MATSim computing time for large-scale travel behaviour microsimulation. Transportation, p.1-22. doi:10.1007/s11116-019-10048-0.