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2020  M.S., Urban Studies and Design, Data Science and Geomatics, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco
2011    B.S., Environmental Engineering, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco

Iskar Waluyo is a multidisciplinary researcher and has worked in public and private works projects as a consultant. He is broadly interested in research that helps better understand and improve the relationship between urban development and environmental conservation. His recent projects include the making of web maps with R and open data that help visualize food waste production in Mexico City.

He is the co-author of the article Spatial analysis of forest systems in Oaxaca, Mexico based on the DPSIR framework published in Advances in Geospatial Data Science, 2021 International Conference on Geospatial Information Sciences, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography), Springer, Cham.

His presentation “Using Open-Source Data and Software to Analyse Land-Use Changes and Deforestation in Marqués de Comillas, Chiapas, Mexico (Work in Progress)” at the GI_Forum 2021, was published in the 12th International Symposium on Digital Earth: Digital Earth for Sustainable Societies special edition.

While in the USC Population, Health and Place Ph.D. program, he intends to focus his research on using open source software and open data to analyze food systems in Mexico and the United States.