Posts Categorized: Faculty

Shoshanna Saxe

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Shoshanna Saxe is an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Urban Infrastructure in the Department of Civil Engineering. Her research interests focus at the intersection of mega infrastructure development and long-term sustainability goals. Her main expertise is in life cycle greenhouse gas evaluation of rail infrastructure including the… Read more »

Michael Piper

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto Principal, DUB studios Architect and urban designer Michael Piper is the organizer of the Project Suburb Research Group at the Daniels Faculty. Also through the faculty, he co-hosted the “After Empirical Urbanism” symposium with Richard Sommer in 2015, and… Read more »

Scott Sanner

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto Cross-appointed in Computer Science University of Toronto’s Scott Sanner was previously Assistant Professor at Oregon State University, Principal Researcher at National ICT Australia (NICTA) and Adjunct Faculty at the Australian National University. Scott earned a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Toronto (2008),… Read more »

Michael J. Widener

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto Prior to his appointment at University of Toronto, Dr. Widener spent three years as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Cincinnati.  Dr. Widener is also active in professional academic communities, serving as a member on two… Read more »

Marianne Hatzopoulou

Selected Professional Appointments Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto Dr. Hatzopoulou is a Canada Research Chair in Transportation and Air Quality, and leads the Transportation and Air Quality (TRAQ) research group. Her expertise is in modelling road transport emissions and urban air quality as well as evaluating population exposure to air pollution. Her… Read more »

Jonathan Hall

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and School of Public Policy and Governance Jonathan Hall is an applied microeconomist who focuses on urban transportation. His recent work has focused on how to design road tolls so they help all road users and measuring the effect of Uber on public transportation. His dissertation was… Read more »

Enid Slack

Selected Professional Appointments Director, Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, Munk School of Global Affairs Adjunct Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs Enid Slack is the Director of the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) at the Munk School of Global Affairs. IMFG focuses on the fiscal health and governance challenges facing large cities… Read more »

Steven Farber

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Human Geography, UTSC I am a quantitative transportation geographer and spatial analyst. My research program investigates how land use and transportation systems affect social and economic outcomes of urban areas. At the core of my research philosophy is the belief that travel behaviour is a means through which… Read more »

Richard Florida

Selected Professional Appointments Director of Cities, Martin Prosperity Institute Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic CityLab Visiting Distinguished Fellow, New York University, Schack Institute of Real Estate Richard is University Professor and Director of Cities in the Martin Prosperity Institute  at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. He is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at New York University’s Schack Institute… Read more »

Tamer E. El-Diraby

Selected Professional Appointments Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto Director, Centre for Civil Informatics, University of Toronto Professor El-Diraby’s work focuses on the use of and knowledge management tools to study and develop strategies for the e-city as means to realize the green-city. His research utilizes social and semantic web technologies to… Read more »