Hugh Sturrock is a spatial epidemiologist who is developing mapping tools with Google Earth Engine to help developing countries track and eliminate malaria. He focuses on active case detection to target asymptomatic infections and uses routine surveillance data to generate risk maps to guide interventions. Sturrock works on malaria at the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative. As a doctoral student, he investigated optimal survey methods for neglected tropical diseases and malaria. He has a Ph.D. from the London School of Hygiene and tropical medicine and an M.Sc. in zoology from the University of Otago.