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Dawn Parker

On April 8, 2016 By

Dawn Parker is Professor in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on the development of fine-scale models that link the drivers of land-use change and their socioeconomic and ecological impacts, with completed and ongoing projects on organic agriculture in California’s Central Valley, timber harvest and carbon sequestration […]

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Jeff Casello

On April 6, 2015 By

Associate Provost, Graduate Studies Associate Professor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and School of Planning, University of Waterloo Professor Casello’s interests lie in urban transportation systems and their impacts on healthy and economically viable urban areas. As such, he conducts research on the design and operation of public transportation systems, urban roadway systems, and […]

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Yu Huang

On April 2, 2015 By

I am Yu Huang, a PhD student at the School of Planning in the University of Waterloo. My research interest lies in land use change, agent-based modelling, and land use and transportation integration. Currently I am working with Prof. Dawn Parker and trying to investigate the potential impacts of light rail transit on housing market […]

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Xiongbing Jin

On April 2, 2015 By

Xiongbing Jin is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. He is the lead developer of the agent-based WAterloo Regional Model (WARM) which aims to simulate the relationships between residential location decisions, trip choices and landscape management, and how these decisions are influenced by urban infrastructure and policies. […]

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Robert Babin

On March 17, 2015 By

Robert Babin is working towards an MA in the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. After completing a BES in Planning, he continued at the school to work on a large agent-based modeling project to simulate development in Waterloo Region. Within this project he is using spatial econometric techniques to estimate heterogeneous home buyer preferences […]

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Kevin Yeung

On March 4, 2015 By

Kevin is fascinated about mobility and the way it shapes cities. He strives to improve the way people move whether it be by foot, bike, car, bus or train. Since September 2013, Kevin has been working towards his Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engin eering and Planning at the University of Waterloo. The focus […]

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WARM Project

On February 5, 2015 By

Urban intensification vs. suburban flight: An integrated residential land-use and transportation model to evaluate residential land-market form and function. Summary Outputs People News Summary Municipalities throughout Canada are challenged to make planning decisions to enhance economic competitiveness, the urban environment, and residents’ quality of life. Commonly applied planning interventions influence location incentives, including the diversity […]

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