Nicholas Johnson

Nicholas Johnson

Biography

Nicholas E. Johnson is a Postdoctoral Associate in Dr. Constantine Kontokosta's Civic Analytics Program at the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management.

He obtained a PhD in Urban Science at the University of Warwick's Institute for the Science of Cities. He also obtained a Masters degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in 2013 centering his work on exploring the impact and pervasiveness of waste streams in urban environments through physical computing and interaction design.  He has launched several citizen science initiatives and continues citizen-driven research as an organizer for the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science. Nicholas’s current research focuses on the design and development of cyber-physical systems for monitoring urban environments and data-driven analyses to understand urban phenomena including waste generation and urban mobility,