Posts Categorized: Faculty

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 and Canada Research Chair in Transportation and Health, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto Dr. Widener’s research is primarily focused on how health and healthy behaviours are affected by transportation systems in cities. He is active in professional academic communities, serving as a member on two TRB committees… Read more »

Marianne Hatzopoulou

Selected Professional Appointments Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Mineral 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… 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 and Mineral 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 data analytics to enhance… Read more »

Ron N. Buliung

Selected Professional Appointments Professor, Department of Geography and Programs in Environment, University of Toronto Mississauga Professor Buliung’s research is primarily focused on child and youth transportation and health. His most recent work examines the possibilities and limitations of childhood disability and urban living. He is a member of the international editorial boards of the Journal of Transport… Read more »

Andre Sorensen

Selected Professional Appointments Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Human Geography, University of Toronto Scarborough Andre Sorensen’s main research areas include the long-run analysis of the interaction between public policy and urban form, with a focus on planning and land development processes. Sorensen’s research has investigated ideas of sustainable development and urban form, compact cities,… Read more »