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Prof. Dr. Omar I. Abdul-Aziz
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Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Interests: ecological–water resources engineering; scaling and robust predictions of ecohydrological, hydroclimatological, and biogeochemical processes; modeling of water quality and ecosystem health; modeling of freshwater flooding in large-scale coastal urban–natural environments
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Prof. Dr. Leonidas Anthopoulos
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e-Business and Strategy Department, University of Thessaly, Larissa ringroad, 411 10 Larissa, Greece
Interests: e-Government; Smart Cities; Project Management
Prof. Dr. Eli Avraham
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Department of Communication, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
Interests: place image; crisis communication; tourism marketing; tourism narrative; public relations; place branding
Prof. Dr. Martha M. Bakker
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Environmental Sciences Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: ecological networks; spatial planning; agent-based modelling; land use modelling
Prof. Dr. Socrates Basbas
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Laboratory of Transportation Planning, Transportation Engineering & Highway Engineering, Dept. of Transportation & Hydraulic Engineering, School of Rural & Surveying Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: sustainable urban development; sustainable transportation; urban mobility behaviour; sustainable urban mobility; shared mobility; micromobility; pedestrian mobility; cycling mobility; e-scooters
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Prof. Dr. Timothy Beatley
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School of Architecture, University of Virginia, 110 Bayly Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Interests: biophilic cities; cities and nature; environmental planning and policy
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Prof. Dr. Simon Bell
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Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Department of Landscape Architecture, Estonian University of Life Sciences, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
Interests: urban forestry urban green space; landscapes and wellbeing; outdoor recreation in wild or natural landscapes
Dr. Alessandro Bellino
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Department of Chemistry and Biology “Adolfo Zambelli”, University of Salerno, 84084 Fisciano, SA, Italy
Interests: ecology and evolution; landscape patterns and processes; sustainable ecosystem management; environmental monitoring and assessment; ecological modelling and data analysis
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Prof. Dr. Mark Birkin
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School of Geography and Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA), University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Interests: individual-based modelling; urban analytics; retail geography
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Dr. Michael J. Blum
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Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 569 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee—Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: socioecology of disasters; eco-epidemiology of rodent-borne pathogens; urban ecology; coastal sustainability; aquatic ecology; eco-evolutionary dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Bolay
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Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CM2 Station 10, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: urban development in Southern countries; urban planning; urban environment; social participation; institutional partnership; evaluation and monitoring of development's projects and programs; evaluation of scientific public policies; management of bilateral programs of scientific cooperation
Prof. Dr. Christopher Robin Bryant
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School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
Interests: the adaptation of human activities to climatic change, especially agriculture; sustainable community development; rural development; land use planning; strategic management/planning of development including agriculture; community participation; the dynamics and planning of urban agriculture; including pioneer work on adaptation behavior under stressful conditions; sustainable transport policies
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Prof. Dr. William G. Buttlar
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
Interests: smart pavement infrastructure; sustainable pavements; asphalt durability; pavement and civil infrastructure materials; tire rubber and waste plastic recycling
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Prof. Dr. Laurie Buys
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Faculty of Health Sciences, Brisbane Campus, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, QLD 4014, Australia
Interests: longevity; social gerontology; healthy ageing
Prof. Dr. Andrea G. Capodaglio
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Fellow IWA, BCEE, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: sustainable development; energy and materials recovery; innovative water and wastewater treatment; groundwater contamination; bioelectrochemical systems
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Prof. Dr. Constantinos Cartalis
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Department of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 15784 Athens, Greece
Interests: urban environment; air pollution; thermal environment in cities; climate change adaptation
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Dr. Steven B. Caudill
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Department of Economics Kaye Hall, Room 141A 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
Interests: applied econometrics; econometrics; real estate economics; housing economics
Prof. Dr. Edwin H.W. Chan
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Department of Building and Real Estate, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
Interests: urban development policy; urban sustainability; land use
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Prof. Dr. Biyu Chen
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State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430079, China
Interests: sustainable transportation systems; smart cities and communities; intelligent transportation systems; network analysis; spatiotemporal big data analytics
Prof. Dr. Salvador Anton Clavé
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Department of Geography, Faculty of Tourism & Geography, Rovira i Virgili University, Carrer de l`Escorxador, s/n, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
Interests: geography; tourism; turismo; geografía; theme parks
Prof. Dr. Felix Creutzig
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Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and climate change, 10827 Berlin, Germany
Interests: climate change mitigation; urban mobility; urban typologies
Prof. Dr. Gema Cárdenas
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Department of Art and Territorial Sciences, University of Extremadura, 10071 Cáceres, Spain
Interests: rural development; rural tourism; local development; Geographic Information Systems; geographical information technologies
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Dr. Brian Deal
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Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois, 111 Temple Buell Hall, 611 Taft Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Interests: land use; urban planning; spatial modeling; dynamic modeling; green infrastructure; energy systems; energy conservation
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Prof. Dr. Lucia Della Spina
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Department of Heritage, Architecture, Urban Planning, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Via dell’Università, 25, 89124 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: construction and evaluation of sustainability of programs projects and buildings; public and private feasibility of urban transformation; economic evaluation of environmental and cultural assets; complex decision-making processes and integrated assessments; governance of local development processes; economic and financial feasibility of public and private investment; economic evaluations and real estate appraisals; enhancement and management of cultural and environmental assets; sustainability complex programs of urban transformation; project management; economic evaluation of the feasibility and sustainability of public and private programs and projects; economic evaluation of environmental and cultural heritage; complex decision-making processes and integrated evaluations; governance of local development processes; plans and models for managing cultural and environmental assets; reuse and urban regeneration; economic evaluations; multidimensional evaluation of urban plans and projects; real estate market and appraisal methodologies
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Dr. Federico Dell’Anna
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Interuniversity Department of Regional Urban Studies and Planning (DIST), Politecnico di Torino, Viale Mattioli 39, Turin, Italy
Interests: sustainability; decision support systems; sustainable development; environmental impact assessment; economic appraisal; planning evaluation; econometric analysis; energy economics
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Prof. Dr. Tim Dixon
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School of Built Environment, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 219, Reading RG6 6AW, UK
Interests: urban sustainability; smart and sustainable cities; social sustainability and social value; city foresight; urban futures
Prof. Dr. Evyatar Erell
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Department of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 8410501, Israel
Interests: architectur; eurban microclimate; energy in buildings
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Prof. Dr. Peilei Fan
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School of Planning, Design and Construction, and Center for Global Change & Earth Observations, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
Interests: urban landscape ecology; sustainability; urbanization environment and planning
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Prof. Dr. Richard C. Feiock
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Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2250, USA
Interests: governance; local government; institutions
Dr. Jian Feng
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College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: urban social space; urban spatial structure; urban growth; urban sustainable development
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Dr. Neil Ferguson
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0NG, UK
Interests: sustainability and transport planning; accessibility; travel behaviour; reliability and resilience of transport systems
Prof. Dr. John Fien
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School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University‎, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: sustainability policy and practice; human dimensions of natural resource management; public participational; education for sustainability; social learning; learning and change
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Dr. Richard M Friend
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Environment Department, University of York, York, UK
Interests: urbanisation; resilience; climate change; anthropology; governance
Dr. Philippe Gerber
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Urban development & Mobility Department, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Luxembourg
Interests: daily and residential mobility; urban geography; travel behavior
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Gorman-Murray
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School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
Interests: urban and regional social diversity; household dynamics; social impacts of disasters; health, wellbeing and place
Dr. Åsa Gren
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The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, The Royal Swedish Academy of Science, Box 50005, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: sustainable urban development and planning; urban ecosystem services; quantifying and valuing ecosystem services; urban green areas; urban resilience building; urban green related human health benefits; equigenic urban development and planning
Prof. Dr. Baojie He
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School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China
Interests: urban microclimate; urban ventilation; urban heat island; urban heat mitigation strategies; urban heat adaptation strategies; sustainable urban environment planning; green building; net zero carbon built environment; climate change policy
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Prof. Dr. Gert-Jan Hospers
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Department of Human Geography, Planning and Environment, Radboud University, 6525 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Interests: economic geography; demographic change; place marketing; urban and rural tourism
Prof. Dr. Bon-Gang Hwang
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Department of Building, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, 4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566, Singapore
Interests: sustainable construction management; project performance assessment and improvement; project productivity innovation and improvement; project risk management and decision making
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Prof. Dr. Yosef Jabareen
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Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 3200003, Israel
Interests: urban planning and practices; the risk city; justice and rights in cities; climate change and sustainability; and international comparative planning
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Prof. Dr. Mark Jayne
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School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Interests: alcohol; drinking; drunkenness; Chinese urbanism; consumption and consumer culture; everyday life; small cities; urban theory; cultural and creative industries; city twinning; urban governance; urban regeneration
Dr. Gwanggil Jeon
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Department of Embedded Systems Engineering, Incheon National University, Incheon 22012, Korea
Interests: image processing; deep learning; signal processing
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Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Advanced Machine Learning for Time Series Remote Sensing Data Analysis
Special Issue in Entropy: Entropy-Based Algorithms for Signal Processing
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Computing Techniques for Environmental Research and Public Health
Special Issue in Sustainability: Big Data in a Sustainable Smart City
Special Issue in Entropy: Information Entropy Algorithms for Image, Video, and Signal Processing
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning for Remote Sensing
Special Issue in Energies: Wireless Communication Technologies in 5G and 6G
Topical Collection in Buildings: Creation of a Low-Carbon Healthy Building Environment with Intelligent Technologies
Special Issue in Entropy: Entropy Algorithms Using Deep Learning for Signal Processing
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Artificial Intelligence-Based Learning Approaches for Remote Sensing
Special Issue in Sensors: Big Data Analysis for Green Environment Using Internet of Things
Special Issue in Electronics: Design and Validation of Advanced Quantum Computing
Special Issue in Sustainability: Technical Support of Digital Twins to Smart City and Intelligent Transportation
Special Issue in Technologies: 10th Anniversary of Technologies—Recent Advances and Perspectives
Topical Collection in Sensors: Remote Sensing Image Processing
Special Issue in Electronics: Emerging Applications of Image Retrieval and Recognition Technology in Smart Cities
Special Issue in Technologies: Image and Signal Processing
Special Issue in Electronics: High-Performance Embedded Computing
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Computational Intelligence for Remote Sensing Image Analysis and Applications
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Advanced Machine Learning and Deep Learning Approaches for Remote Sensing
Special Issue in Electronics: Deep Learning-Based Real Time Approach for Image/Video Processing
Prof. Dr. Andrew Jones
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Vice-President Research and Enterprise, President's Office, City, University of London, 10 Northampton Square, London EC1V 2DY, UK
Interests: service industries; globalisation
Prof. Dr. Colin A. Jones
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The Urban Institute, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK
Interests: urban economics; commercial/industrial/housing real estate markets; urban regeneration and planning; urban sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Camille Kamga
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Department of Civil Engineering, The City College of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA
Interests: intelligent transportation systems; traffic incident management; transportation operations, management and organizations; transportation policy and planning; transportation safety; urban sustainability
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Dr. Md. (Liton) Kamruzzaman
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Monash Art Design & Architecture, Monash University, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East, VIC 3145, Australia
Interests: smart cities; travel behaviour; sustainable mobility; transit-oriented development; geographic information systems and remote sensing applications in planning
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Dr. Andrew Karvonen
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Department of Urban Planning and Environment, KTH Royal institute of Technology, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: smart cities; digitalisation; urban laboratories; sustainable transformations
Prof. Dr. Dušan Katunský
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Institute of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Košice, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
Interests: sustainable and green architecture; energy efficiency in building; thermal comfort; built environment; daylighting; building acoustics; architecture science; building physics; architecture in extreme conditions
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Kirby
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School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University – West, PO Box 37100, Phoenix, AZ 85069-7100, USA
Interests: sustainability and urban development; climate change adaptation in urban areas; sustainable cities and communities
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Prof. Dr. Phoebe Koundouri
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Department of International & European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece
Interests: resource and energy economics and econometrics; sustainable development and innovation; interdisciplinary approaches for sustainable development; climate change modeling and policy
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Prof. Dr. Ingo Kowarik
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Technical University of Berlin, Department of Ecology, Berlin, Germany
Interests: urban ecology; biodiversity conservation; biological invasions
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Prof. Dr. Robert Krzysztofik
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Institute of Social and Economic Geography and Spatial Management, University of Silesia in Katowice, 40-007 Katowice, Poland
Interests: urban geography; spatial management; economic geography; geography of settlement
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Dr. Dayi Lai
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Department of Architecture, School of Design, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Interests: urban microclimate; occupant thermal comfort; occupant behavior; green building; COVID-19 transmission and infection; generative design
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Dr. Ann Largey
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1. Business Administration School, Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2. Business School, Dublin City University, DCU, Dublin D9, Ireland
Interests: social issues in urban economics; housing markets; social capital; emergency management; microeconometrics
Prof. Dr. Jay Lee
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Department of Geography, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
Interests: sustainable regional development; GISciences
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Prof. Dr. Loretta Lees
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Faculty of the Initiative on Cities, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Interests: urban policy; urban sustainability; gentrification; urban regeneration; global urbanism; housing
Prof. Dr. Huifang Li
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School of Resources and Environmental Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430079, China
Interests: remote sensing; urban heat island; urban morphology; data fusion; cloud correction; shadow correction
Prof. Dr. Zehong Li
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Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: resource recycling and strategic resource guarantee; resources and environment effect of regional development and its dynamic mechanism; dynamic simulation of regional eco-economic system; research on interdisciplinary application of resources, environment and ecology
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Dr. Chaoxiang Liu
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Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen City 361021, China
Interests: wastewater treatment processes; water reuse; water cycle; wastewater ecological treatment; livestock pollution control
Dr. Dianfeng Liu
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School of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430079, China
Interests: sustainable utilization of land resources and ecological effect; spatial planning; geospatial modeling and applications using geographic information systems
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Dr. Ying Long
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School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: urban science; future city; smart city; big data and AI for urban planning & design
Prof. Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras
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School of Business, Deree—The American College of Greece, 6 Gravias Street, GR-153 42 Aghia Paraskevi Athens, Greece
Interests: cognitive computing; artificial intelligence; data science; bioinformatics; innovation; big data research; data mining; emerging technologies; information systems; technology driven innovation; knowledge management; semantic web
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Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Research
Special Issue in Sensors: Smart Sensor Networks and Technology for Healthcare Monitoring and Decision Making
Special Issue in Sustainability: Knowledge Management, Innovation and Big Data: Implications for Sustainability, Policy Making and Competitiveness
Special Issue in Sustainability: Integrated Migration Management, ICTs' enhanced Responses and Policy Making: Towards Human Centric Migration Management Systems
Special Issue in Energies: Artificial Intelligence for Smart and Sustainable Energy Systems and Applications
Special Issue in Sustainability: Big Data Research for Social Sciences and Social Impact
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Data Analytics in Smart Healthcare
Special Issue in Sustainability: OBOR—One Belt One Road Research: New Forms of International and Cross-Industry Collaboration for Sustainable Growth and Development
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Research: Rethinking Security, Safety, Well-being and Happiness
Special Issue in Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity: Technology Driven Innovation, Research Management and Policy Making
Topical Collection in Sustainability: Sustainable Smart Cities and Villages
Special Issue in Sustainability: Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing: Methods, Technologies, Systems, Applications and Policy Making
Special Issue in Sustainability: Technology Enhanced Learning Research
Special Issue in Sensors: Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence in Transportation Revolution
Special Issue in Sustainability: Belt & Road Initiative in Times of ‘Synchronized Downturn’: Issues, Challenges, Opportunities
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Innovations and Applications in Smart Sustainable Cities and Communities
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Energy Systems: From Grid Efficiency Through AI-Based Solutions to Energy Communities
Special Issue in Urban Science: Rethinking Urban Space: From Smart Services and Smart Applications to Resilience and Well-Being
Special Issue in Sustainability: Knowledge Management and Social Capital/Value for Sustainability
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Data Science and Machine Learning for Business, Research and Innovation
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Data Science for Healthcare Intelligence
Special Issue in Sustainability: Big Data, Knowledge Management and IoT: New Perspectives for New Challenges in Disruptive Times
Special Issue in Sustainability: Training, Education and Research in COVID-19 Times: Innovative Methodological Approaches, Best Practices, and Case Studies
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Digital Transformation in Health in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Technology-Driven Research, Innovation, and Training
Special Issue in Mathematics: Classification, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Diseases Using Machine Learning Algorithms
Special Issue in Sustainability: Training, Education and Research in Covid-19 Times: Innovative Methodological Approaches, Best Practices, and Case Studies-Volume 2
Special Issue in Energies: Hybrid Data-Driven and Physical Modelling for Energy-Related Problems: Towards Smarter Energy Management
Special Issue in Sustainability: Knowledge Management in Healthcare
Topics: Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
Topics: Digital Transformation and E-Government
Dr. Judith Mair
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School of Business, The University of Queensland Business School, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: tourism and events; environmental and social sustainability of tourism and events; community festivals; post-disaster recovery for tourist destinations
Prof. Dr. Vida Maliene
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1. School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
2. Institute of Land Management and Geomatics, Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Akademija, Lithuania
Interests: land management and economics; real estate valuation; sustainable and affordable housing; urban regeneration and sustainable communities; public value capture
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Prof. Dr. Peter J. Marcotullio
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Department of Geography, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
Interests: urbanization; environmental change; Asia Pacific Region
Prof. Dr. Dora Marinova
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Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, Curtin University, Bentley, Perth, WA 6102, Australia
Interests: innovation; sustainability; governance
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Dr. Antonino Marvuglia
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Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Environmental Research & Innovation Department (ERIN), Environmental Sustainability Assessment and Circularity Unit (SUSTAIN), 41 rue du Brill, L-4422 Belvaux, Luxembourg
Interests: sustainable built environment; urban sustainability; life cycle assessment; agent based modelling; machine learning applications
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Prof. Dr. Michael L. McKinney
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Room 607 Strong Hall, 1621 Cumberland Ave., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: urbanization; biodiversity; urban conservation; sustainable cities; invasive species; rewilding
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Prof. Dr. Phil McManus
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School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, ‎Sydney, Australia
Interests: sustainable cities; environmental issues; human/animal relations
Dr. Hamid Montazeri
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Department of Built Environment, Eindhoven University of Technology, 5612 AZ Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Interests: CFD, computational modeling of heat and mass transfer; building physics
Dr. Luca Mora
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The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
Interests: urban innovation; regional innovation; smart cities; urban sustainability; sustainable urban development
Dr. Karel F. Mulder
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1. The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Faculty Technology, Innovation & Society, Rotterdamseweg 137, 2628 AL Delft, The Netherlands
2. TU Delft, Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management, Jaffalaan 5, 2628bx Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: sustainable cities; urban metabolism; urban infrastructures; strategy; systems innovation; lock In; urban symbiosis
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Prof. Dr. Beniamino Murgante
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School of Engineering, University of Basilicata, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: spatial planning; spatial simulation; geodemographics; urban modelling; geocomputation; urban simulation models; planning environmental studies on climate change
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Dr. Juan Miguel Navarro
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Research Group in Advanced Telecommunications (GRITA), Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), 30107 Guadalupe, Spain
Interests: sustainable acoustics; environmental acoustics; noise mapping; noise control and management; sound processing; internet of things for environmental monitoring; wireless sensor networks; smart cities services for sustainability; machine learning for sound and acoustics
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Prof. Dr. Jan Nijman
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1. Urban Studies Institute and Geosciences Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
2. Department of Geography, Planning, and International Development Studies, Centre for Urban Studies, University of Amsterdam, 1001 NC Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Interests: urban and regional development; urban theory; comparative urbanism; social sustainability; India; North America; West Europe
Prof. Dr. Vilas Nitivattananon
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Department of Development and Sustainability, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
Interests: systems approach and management for urban sustainability; urban competitiveness and resilience; climate change, coastal urbanization and tourism; waste recycling and circular economy; strategic water and infrastructure development; economic and environmental sustainability assessment
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Prof. Dr. Petter Næss
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Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Universitetstunet 3, 1430 Ås, Norway
Interests: sustainable urban development; relationships between urban form and transport; driving forces in urban development; planning theory and philosophy of science
Prof. Dr. David J. O’Brien
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Division of Applied Social Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: rural sustainability; survey research; social networks; social capital; American Midwest; Post-Soviet Russia; East Africa
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Prof. Dr. Karina Pallagst
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Department International Planning Systems, Faculty of Urban and Environmental Planning, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Erwin-Schrödinger-Straße 1, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
Interests: comparative urban development; shrinking cities; urban growth; planning cultures; border studies; green infrastructure
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Dr. Anastasia Paschalidou
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Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace, 68200 Orestiada, Greece
Interests: urban meteorology; atmospheric pollution; air quality indices; wildfire climatology; air pollution climatology; biometeorology-environmental epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Manuel Duarte Pinheiro
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CEris—Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources, Lisbon University, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: sustainable built environment; sustainable construction; life cycle assessment; energy life cycle; rehabilitation and sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Bin Yang
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1. School of Energy and Safety Engineering, Tianjin Chengjian University, Tianjin 300384, China
2. Department of Applied Physics and Electronics, Umeå University, 901 87 Umeå, Sweden
Interests: green and smart building; human thermal comfort; indoor air quality; ventilation and air distribution
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Dr. Jun Qin
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State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: data assimilation; climate modeling; deep learning; remote sensing inversion
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Prof. Dr. Zhenshan Yang
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Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: urban and rural relations; human capital; green growth
Dr. Awais Piracha
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School of Social Sciences & Psychology, Western Sydney University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Interests: urban design and regional planning; human geography; other society and culture
Prof. Dr. Sergio Porta
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Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XJ, UK
Interests: urban design; public space design; spatial analysis; urban regeneration; adaptive urbanism
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Dr. Dimitris Potoglou
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School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
Interests: analysis of travel behaviour; sustainable and active travel; car ownership; environmental impacts of transport; privacy and security
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Dr. Piotr Prus
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Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Bydgoszcz University of Science and Technology, Al. prof. S. Kaliskiego 7, 85-796 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: sustainable development; sustainable development of rural areas and agriculture; education for sustainable development; rural advisory services; agricultural knowledge and innovation systems (AKIS); diffusion and adoption of innovations in rural areas; multifunctional development of rural areas; entrepreneurship; non-agricultural entrepreneurship in rural areas; horizontal and vertical integration in the food sector and agriculture; formation and operation of agricultural producer groups
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Prof. Dr. John Robinson
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Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, 1 Devonshire Place, South Building, Room 258, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7, Canada
Interests: sustainable buildings; urban sustainability; community engagement; role of university in society; behaviour change; sustainability transitions
Prof. Dr. Darren Robinson
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School of Architecture, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
Interests: statistical modelling; energy modelling; multi-agent simulation; integrated urban modelling
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Prof. Dr. Nikos A. Salingaros
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Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
Interests: architecture; design; patterns; urbanism; urban design; complexity; neuroscience; eye-tracking; fractals; symmetry
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Prof. Dr. Luca Salvati
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Dr. Bryant Scharenbroch
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College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897, USA
Interests: pedology; soil quality; soil carbon; urban soils; frozen soils; wetland soils
Prof. John Rennie Short
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School of Public Policy, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: pandemic; COVID-19; new urban forms; cities; viral cities
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Dr. Gerald G. Singh
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Faculty of Social Science, School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8P 5C2, Canada
Interests: sustainable development; uncertainty; cumulative impacts; expert elicitation; coastal management; conservation
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Dr. Daniela Smiraglia
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Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Rome, Italy
Interests: change detection; spatial pattern analysis; land degradation; vegetation ecology; ecoregion classification; remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Darren Smith
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Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Interests: population studies; rural/urban studies; studentification; gentrification; migration
Prof. Dr. Behzad Sodagar
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School of Architecture and the Built Environment, College of Arts, University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK
Interests: sustainable architecture; low energy building design; building performance analysis; post occupancy evaluation; user comfort and satisfraction; whole life cycle assessment; carbon foot-printing
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Prof. Dr. Gernot Stöglehner
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Institute of Spatial Planning, Environmental Planning and Land Rearrangement (IRUB), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: climate change adaptation and mitigation; energy transition planning; integrated spatial and energy planning; sustainable spatial planning; development of planning methods and planning tools; environmental and sustainability assessments; participatory planning; planning theory; quality of planning
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Dr. Francisco Sánchez
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Biology Program, Faculty of Basic Sciences and Engineering, Universidad de Los Llanos, Villavicencio, Colombia
Interests: urban ecology; animal ecology; agroecology; biodiversity in human-dominated environments
Prof. Dr. Roberto Sánchez-Rodríguez
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Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, Oakland, CA, USA
Interests: global environmental change; environmental issues in urban areas; sustainable development; environmental policies and practices; climate change; urbanization
Prof. Dr. Hong Tang
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Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: remote sensing of natural disasters; environmental remote sensing and digital city; image processing and pattern recognition; deep learning
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Prof. Dr. Jacques Teller
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Department of Architecture, Geology, Environment & Constructions (ArGEnCo), University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
Interests: urban planning; landscape; land use; governance
Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Thill
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Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Interests: spatial analysis; spatial statistics; spatial machine learning; network analysis; computational social science; geospatial big data analytics; urban analytics; spatial-time modeling
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Prof. Dr. Marianne Thomsen
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Head of Research Unit—EcoIndustrial Systems Analysis, Department of Environmental Science, Platform leader at the Aarhus Centre for Circular Bioeconomy, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: urban industrial ecology systems; ecosystem service preserving resource flows; circular economy; environmental systems science
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Dr. Alec Thornton
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Development Geography, University of New South Wales, UNSW Canberra, Canberra, Australia
Interests: urban food systems; urban food activism; urban governance; sustainable livelihoods; participatory development
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Dr. Daniel Trudeau
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Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1899, USA
Interests: social sustainability; social equity; new urbanism; master-planned development; urban planning
Prof. Dr. Nick Tyler
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UCL Center for Transport Studies, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Interests: pedestrian; urban design; public transport
Prof. Dr. Erik Velasco
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Molina Center for Energy and the Environment (MCE2), La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: urban air quality; urban climatology; urban micrometeorology; personal exposure to airborne pollutants; climate change mitigation; urban carbon sequestration
Dr. Anna Visvizi
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1. Institute of International Studies (ISM), SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Al. Niepodległości 162, 02-554 Warsaw, Poland
2. Effat College of Business, Effat University, Jeddah 21551, Saudi Arabia
Interests: smart cities; smart villages; international political economy (IPE); information and communication technology (ICT)
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Prof. Dr. Gary Warnaby
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Faculty of Business and Law, Institute of Place Management, Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6BH, UK
Interests: place management; place marketing; place branding; retailing
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Prof. Dr. Stephan Weiler
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Department of Economics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1771, USA
Interests: urban, rural, and regional economics; entrepreneurship; industrial organization
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Dr. Dawn Wesson
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Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Interests: eco-epidemiology of vector-borne pathogens; host-pathogen co-evolution; vector control; effects of vector-borne pathogen infection on human pregnancy outcomes
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Prof. Dr. Yong Xiao
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Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen 361021, China
Interests: low-carbon wastewater treatmentl; microbial electrochemistry; environmental microbiology
Dr. Yu Xin
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Department of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, College of the Environment and Ecology, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361102, China
Interests: drinking water; water treatment; water quality assessment; microbiological contamination; urban water infrastructure
Prof. Dr. Tan Yigitcanlar
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School of Architecture and Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 4000, Australia
Interests: smart technologies; communities; cities and urbanism; knowledge-based development of cities and innovation districts; sustainable and resilient cities; communities and urban ecosystems
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School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: public-private collaboration; organizing sustainability; organizing environmental sustainability in cities
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Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: cultural geography; social geography; historical heritage
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