Section Editors

Section Board for 'Sustainable Urban and Rural Development' (106)

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Prof. Dr. Tan Yigitcanlar
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Section Editor-in-Chief
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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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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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. Brendan Gleeson
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Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, Melbourne University, Parkville, Australia
Interests: urban planning and governance; urban social policy; disability studies; environmental theory and policy
Dr. Judith Mair
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School of Business, The University of Queensland Business School, St Lucia, Queensland 4072 Australia
Interests: tourism and events; environmental and social sustainability of tourism and events; community festivals; post-disaster recovery for tourist destinations
Dr. Michael J. Blum
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Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 569 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee—Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee, 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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Dr. Aitor Albaina
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Environmental Studies Centre of the Vitoria-Gasteiz city council, Vitoria-Gasteiz 01008, Spain
Interests: urban biodiversity; environmental DNA; urban green infrastructure; sustainable urban mobility
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. 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. 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, United Kingdom
Interests: Place management; Place marketing; Place branding; Retailing
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Prof. Dr. Ina Danquah
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Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 130.3, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: Climate Change, Nutrition, Health
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Megan Farrelly
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Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, School of Geography and Environmental Science, Monash University, Wellington Rd, Clayton, Victoria, 3810, Australia
Interests: environmental policy; sustainability transitions; natural resource management; water sensitive urban design; energy transitions; environmental policy and planning
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. 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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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Omar I. Abdul-Aziz
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Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University (WVU), 395 Evansdale Drive, PO Box 6103, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Interests: Ecological-Water Resources Engineering, Scaling and robust predictions of ecohydrological and biogeochemical processes, Modeling
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, Vienna 1190, 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. Hamid Montazeri
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Eindhoven University of Technology, 5612 AZ Eindhoven, Netherlands
Interests: CFD, Computational modeling of heat and mass transfer, Building Physics
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
Interests: Service Industries; Globalisation
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
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 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. Gwanggil Jeon
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Department of Embedded Systems Engineering, Incheon National University, 119 Academy-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, 22012, Korea
Interests: image/signal processing; entropy coding; artificial intelligence; color image processing; machine learning; remote sensing; hyperspectral imaging; data fusion Learning; Remote Sensing; Hyperspectral Imaging; Data Fusion
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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
Prof. Dr. Sami Kurki
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Ruralia Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: sustainability transition of rural development; social sustainability of biodiversity conservation; wildlife-human conflicts; social signalling and sustainable consumer behaviour
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cinzia Daraio
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University of Rome "La Sapienza", Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
Interests: Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Science and Technology Indicators, Bibliometrics, Higher Education, Applied Econometrics
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. Loretta Lees
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School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
Interests: Urban policy, urban sustainability, gentrification, urban regeneration, global urbanism, housing
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
Dr. Pere Serra
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Department of Geography, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, 08193, Spain
Interests: spatial analysis; remote sensing and GIS techniques; land-use management; urban sprawl; landscape dynamics; rural and urban planning
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Prof. Dr. Evyatar Erell
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Ben-Gurion University, Be'er Sheva, Israel
Interests: architectur, eurban microclimate, energy in buildings
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Prof. Dr. Dongjie Guan
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College of architecture and urban planning, Chongqing Jiaotong University, Chongqing, 400074, China
Interests: land use change; urban ecological environment and sustainable development; ecological compensation; ecosystem service; system dynamics simulation; urban sprawl and urban shrinkage; GIS application
Dr. Anastasia Paschalidou
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Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace, Orestiada 68200, Greece
Interests: urban meteorology; atmospheric pollution; air quality indices; wildfire climatology; air pollution climatology; biometeorology-environmental epidemiology
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
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. 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
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. Alec Thornton
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Development Geography, University of New South Wales, UNSW Canberra, Australia
Interests: urban food systems; urban food activism; urban governance; sustainable livelihoods; participatory development
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Prof. Dr. Darren Smith
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Human Geography, Loughborough University, UK
Interests: Population Studies, Rural/Urban Studies, Studentification, Gentrification, Migration
Prof. Dr. Phillip Levin
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College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195 USA And The Nature Conservancy, 74 Wall Street, Seattle WA 98121, USA
Interests: marine conservation, fisheries, social ecological systems
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
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Andrew Karvonen
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KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Brinellvägen 8, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: smart cities ,water infrastructure, urban nature, low-carbon housing, energy infrastructure, and urban experiments and laboratories
Prof. 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. Maria Jose Zapata Campos
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School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: public-private collaboration; organizing sustainability; organizing environmental sustainability in cities
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. Laurie Buys
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Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences; The University of Queensland; Brisbane Qld 4072 Australia
Interests: social sustainability; community development; community engagement; longevity and ageing
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. Colin A. Jones
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The Urban Institute, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Interests: urban form; commercial real estate; planning and urban policy; housing markets
Dr. Richard M Friend
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Environment Department, University of York, UK
Interests: urbanisation,resilience,climate change,anthropology,governance
Prof. Dr. Jacques Teller
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Department of Architecture, Geology, Environment & Constructions (ArGEnCo), University of Liège, Belgium
Interests: urban planning, landscape, land use, governance
Dr. Gerald G. Singh
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Department of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada
Interests: sustainable development; food systems; science-policy interface; sustainability governance; ecosystem services; environmental risk assessment; environmental impact assessment
Prof. Dr. Phil McManus
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School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, ‎Sydney, Australia
Interests: sustainable cities, environmental issues; human/animal relations
Prof. Dr. Antonio Paez
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School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
Interests: spatial analysis and statistics; transportation modeling; travel behavior; health geography; Geographic Information Science
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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Prof. Dr. David Bryde
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Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L3 5UG, UK
Interests: project management; sustainability; relationship management; managing temporary (multi) organisations
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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. 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. Nikos Salingaros
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Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, USA
Interests: architecture; urbanism; architectural theory; design; patterns
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Prof. Dr. Tiago Domingos
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MARETEC—Marine, Environment and Technology Centre, LARSyS, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: environmental economics; ecological economics; energy and environment; Thermodynamics; environmental modelling
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Prof. Dr. Andrea G. Capodaglio
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Fellow IWA, BCEE, University of Pavia, Italy
Interests: sustainable development, energy and materials recovery, innovative water and wastewater treatment, groundwater contamination, bioelectrochemical systems
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Prof. Dr. Dora Marinova
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Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, Curtin University, Bentley, Perth, WA 6102, Australia
Interests: low-carbon economy; plant-based foods; renewable energy; sustainability policy; sustainable settlements; innovation; innovation systems; sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Peter Driessen
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Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: climate adaptation; sustainable urban development; water management; environmental impact assessment; science-policy interactions; sustainability governance
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Prof. Dr. Leonidas Anthopoulos
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University of Thessaly, Larissa ringroad, 411 10 Larissa, Greece
Interests: e-Government; Smart Cities; Project Management
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. Paul Mayer
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US Environmental Protection Agency, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Lab, Western Ecology Division, 200 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA
Interests: ecosystem restoration; urban ecology; nitrogen; animal behavior
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hug March
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Estudis d'Economia i Empresa, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Av. Tibidabo, 39-43, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: urban political ecology; water management; financialisation; smart city; urban resilience; urban gardens; urban transformation
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. 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
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. Luca Salvati
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Department of Economics and Law, University of Macerata, Via Armaroli 43, I-62100 Macerata, Italy
Interests: climate change; desertification; land-use; sustainable agriculture; urban sprawl; urban and rural geography
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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. John Robinson
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Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, 1 Devonshire Place, South Building, Room 258, Toronto M5S 3K7, Canada
Interests: sustainable buildings; urban sustainability; community engagement; role of university in society; behaviour change; sustainability transitions
Prof. Dr. Phoebe Koundouri
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Professor in Economics, School of Economics and ReSEES Laboratory, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece; Director EIT Climate KIC Hub Greece @ATHENA RC; co-Chair UN SDSN Greece; President-elect European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Venice, Italy
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. Olga Battaia
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ISAE-Supaero, Toulouse, France
Interests: reverse supply chains; sustainable manufacturing; combinatorial optimization; decision support systems; optimal design of production lines
Prof. Dr. Beniamino Murgante
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School of Engineering, University of Basilicata, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: spatial planning; spatial simulation; geodemographics; geographic data analysis of socio-economic and population data; planning 2.0; participation 2.0; e-democracy; e-participation
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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
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. Constantinos Cartalis
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Chair of the Department of Environmental Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens 157 84, Greece
Interests: urban environment; air pollution; thermal environment in cities; climate change adaptation
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Prof. Dr. Nancy B. Grimm
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School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Interests: urban ecosystems; resilience; climate impacts and adaptation; urban streams; ecosystem services
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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Dr. Ming Shan
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School of Civil Engineering, Central South University, 68 South Shaoshan Road, Changsha 410075, China
Interests: construction professional ethics; sustainable construction management; project assessment
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Prof. Dr. Christopher R. Bryant
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Adjunct Professor, Geography, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada & Adjunct Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph, Ontario, 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
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Thill
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Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
Interests: geography; urban science; computational social science; spatial analysis
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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
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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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Prof. John Rennie Short
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School of Public Policy, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Interests: cities; urban environmental issues; geopolitics
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Prof. Dr. Timothy Beatley
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School of Architecture, University of Virginia
Interests: biophilic cities; cities and nature; environmental planning and policy
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Prof. Dr. Edwin H.W. Chan
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Department of Building and Real Estate, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 11 Yuk Choi Rd, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
Interests: urban renewal; land use and urban planning; heritage conservation; institutional analysis
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Dr. Brian Deal

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. Jonathan Fink
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Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Interests: urban sustainability; volcanology; natural hazards; climate change
Dr. Davide Geneletti
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, via Mesiano, 77 I-38123 Trento, Italy
Interests: urban ecosystems; nature-based solutions; impact assessment; environmental justice; ecosystem services; spatial planning; multi-criteria analysis
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Prof. Dr. Tony H. Grubesic

Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Interests: transportation; location modeling; vulnerability; spatial analytics
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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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Assoc. Prof. 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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Prof. Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras
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1. School of Business, Deree—The American College of Greece, 6 Gravias Street GR-153 42 Aghia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
2. Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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 Future Energy Systems: Artificial Intelligence Development in Smart Grid
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
Prof. Dr. Vida Maliene
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1. Department of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK
2.Institute of Land Management and Geomatics, Faculty of Water and Land Management, Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Studentu 11, Akademija, LT-53361, Kaunas distr., Lithuania
Interests: healthy built environment; sustainable and affordable housing; real estate markets; urban regeneration and sustainable communities
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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. 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
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. Darren Robinson
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Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: stochastic modelling of human behaviour, urban resource flows and their dynamics, urban climate, definitions and indicators of sustainability, life cycle environmental impacts
Dr. Tim Schwanen
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Transport Studies Unit, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK
Interests: mobility; cities; sociotechnical transition; energy consumption; wellbeing; ageing
Prof. Dr. Behzad Sodagar
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Lincoln School of Architecture, Faculty of Art Architecture and Design, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, 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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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. Bert Van Wee
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Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, 2628 BX Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: transport policy; accessibility; land use; environment; safety; ethics
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Prof. Dr. Anna Visvizi
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School of Business & Economics, Deree—The American College of Greece, 6 Gravias Street GR-153 42 Aghia Paraskevi Athens, Greece; Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Interests: smart cities; migration; innovation networks; international business; political economy; economic integration; politics; EU, Central Europe, China
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Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Research
Special Issue in Sustainability: Smart Sustainable Education: Innovative Digital Transformation for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Special Issue in Sustainability: Integrated Migration Management, ICTs' enhanced Responses and Policy Making: Towards Human Centric Migration Management Systems
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 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 Future Energy Systems: Artificial Intelligence Development in Smart Grid
Special Issue in Urban Science: Rethinking Urban Space: From Smart Services and Smart Applications to Resilience and Well-Being
Special Issue in Sustainability: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Exploring the Impact of AI on Politics and Society
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability in International Business: Talent Management, Market Entry Strategies, Competitiveness
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Data Science for Healthcare Intelligence
Special Issue in Energies: Green and Smart Energy and the Bid to Reconcile Climate Change and Growth Prospects
Prof. Dr. Shangyi Zhou
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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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