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Rebecca (Becky) Vandewalle

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Contact Information

1060 Natural History Building
Advisor: Dr. Shaowen Wang


Rebecca (Becky) Vandewalle earned her Bachelors degree in Greek and Roman Studies from Rhodes College in 2012. After completing a Post-Baccalaureate program in Classics at the University of Pennsylvania from 2012-2014, Becky earned her MSc in GIS and Archaeology from the University of Edinburgh in 2015.

Research Interests

Advisor: Dr. Shaowen Wang

  • Agent Based Modeling
  • Parallel Computing
  • Natural Hazards
  • Spatial Decision Support
  • Human-Environment Systems
  • Network Analyses

Research Description

Becky works on high-performance agent based models of human behavior in the context of natural hazards.


  • MSc GIS & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
  • Post-Bacc Classics, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA Greek & Roman Studies, Rhodes College