Urban Design & Planning Interdisciplinary PhD

Students

Abdulaziz Alqadhib

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Research Interests
Infrastructure Economics and Planning, Energy Infrastructure, and Urban Economics.

Lamis Ashour

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lamis21
Research Interests
Smart cities and transportation systems, Digital transformation, Travel behavior, and Sustainable development.

Mingming Cai

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mmcai
Research Interests
Emerging transportation technologies, shared mobility and land use, interaction between human mobility based on shared vehicles and urban land uses. Spatio-temporal analysis and big data. Smart visualization methods.

Chin-Wei Chen

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Research Interests
Climate change (adaptation & mitigation), climate governance, community-based adaptation actions, disaster risk reduction.

Sunho Choi

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sunhoch
Research Interests
Historic preservation planning and policy, community development, urban revitalization, social sustainability.

Ana Costa

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Research Interests
Urban governance, poverty and inequality, planning history and theory, housing policy, urban informality, community organization.

Catharina Depari

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Research Interests
Hazards mitigation, adaptive capacity, place attachment, environmental perceptions and patterns.

Peter Dunn

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ptdunn
Research Interests
Urban design and public space, cultural identity of place, socio-spatial impacts of technology.

Eric Howard

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ejhoward
Research Interests
Impacts of urban form on travel behavior and public health, GIS applications in planning.

Julie Howe

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julhowe
Research Interests
Housing models and their impact on mental health.

Katie Idziorek

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Research Interests
Community resilience, social networks, social infrastructure.
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Yan Jiang

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yanjiang
Research Interests
Land cover change detection, the interaction between land use and land cover.

Meen Chel Jung

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jmc129
Research Interests
Urban spatial structure, Urban Heat Islands in the metropolitan areas.

Yuqi Li

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yqli
Research Interests
Urban ecology, simulation modeling, scenario planning, enhancing ecosystem functions in coupled human-natural systems.

Lan Nguyen

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Research Interests
Community participation in disaster risk reduction and whole community resiliency.

Siman Ning

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Research Interests
Climate change, smart cities, urban economics and the interaction between human behavior and built environment.

Matt Patterson

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maspatte
Research Interests
Urban ecology, cities as human habitat.

Dian Prasetyawati

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Research Interests
Understanding how communities plan and adopt green solutions including technologies that are sustainable and fit in the framework of green neighborhood development.

Pranjali Rai

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Research Interests
Integration of climate change adaptation in hazard mitigation, planning process, disaster risk reduction, community resilience, and risk assessment and communication.

Boyang Sa

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boyangsa
Research Interests
Transportation policies, public transit, GIS, economics.

Xiao Shi

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Research Interests
Urban health, digital sensors and big data, built environment and networks.

Feiyang Sun

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Research Interests
Information economics and infrastructure planning, public transportation, spatial statistics, planning theory.

Michael Tobey

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Research Interests
Urban systems, system complexity, big data, artificial intelligence, smart cities, communities, and coupled human-built-environmental systems.

J.D. Tovey

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Research Interests
Energy systems, culture, bioresource-based energy for sustainable societies.

Tianzhe Wang

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Research Interests
Urban ecology, interactions between environment and humans, technologies for smart cities.

Yiyuan Wang (Gavin)

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Research Interests
Urban economics, infrastructure economics and planning, new transportation technology, travel behavior.

Stefanie Young

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Research Interests
Infrastructure, climate change (adaptation), hazards mitigation, and biomimetics.
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Tianqi Zou

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Research Interests
Sustainable transportation, travel behavior, GIS, geospatial big data.