Rafael Prieto-Curiel

CSH PostDoc

Rafael Prieto-Curiel has been a postdoctoral research fellow at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna since May 2022. Before that he was at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford / UCL CASA, working on urban dynamics at the Peak Urban project. He has an MSc in statistics and a PhD from University College London UCL in Maths and Security and Crime.


Rafael was director of strategic analysis at the Emergency Attention Centre of Mexico City where he worked on crime forecasting and police and resources allocation. At the CSH, he works on mobility, migration, urban dynamics, and a demographic analysis of African cities.

As an undergraduate student, he directed the Maths magazine “Laberintos e Infinitos.” While studying at UCL, he founded the Maths magazine “Chalkdust” as well as the science communication website “Punto Decimal MX.”