PhD Research Topics

Areas of doctoral research supported by SCARP 

 

 

Air quality issues

Dr. Alex Bigazzi

Approaches to reducing risk and enhancing resilience

Dr. Stephanie Chang

Climate change adaptation

Dr. Stephanie Chang

Comparative urbanism

Dr. Michael Leaf

Equity and inclusion in planning practice

Dr. Maged Senbel

Field experiments and experimental methods

Dr. Jordi Honey-Roses

Health and community design

Dr. Larry Frank

Impact evaluation

Dr. Jordi Honey-Roses

Land use

Dr. Larry Frank

Land use and environmental planning

Dr. Mark Stevens

Measurement and visualization in urban design

Dr. Maged Senbel

Natural hazard mitigation

Dr. Mark Stevens

Natural hazard risk, disaster impacts, and recovery

Dr. Stephanie Chang

Periurbanization in Asian contexts

Dr. Michael Leaf

Plan evaluation and implementation

Dr. Mark Stevens

Public engagement and climate change planning

Dr. Maged Senbel

Regulatory informality in urban development

Dr. Michael Leaf

Smart cities

Dr. Martino Tran

Smart growth

Dr. Mark Stevens

Sustainable transportation

Dr. Larry Frank

Transportation planning

Dr. Alex Bigazzi

Urban governance and institutional change in Asian contexts

Dr. Michael Leaf

Urban infrastructure systems (e.g., energy, water, transportation)

Dr. Stephanie Chang

Urban river restoration

Dr. Jordi Honey-Roses

Urban systems

Dr. Martino Tran

Water policy and water demand management

Dr. Jordi Honey-Roses

 

You may be able to explore a topic not listed here by preparing a full research statement and contacting a faculty member directly.