Posts Categorized: Faculty



Nathaniel Baum-Snow

Nathaniel Baum-Snow is a Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy at the Rotman School of Management. He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2005, after which he was in the Economics Department at Brown University until 2015. Baum-Snow’s research investigates reasons for levels of and changes in the spatial organization… Read more »

Christopher D. Higgins

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Human Geography, UTSC My research is focused on the relationship between form and function in cities. Using the tools and methods of GIS/geographic data science, I capture and quantify the physical form and infrastructure of the city, its urban networks and the flows of people, goods, and information… Read more »

Merve Bodur

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Dean’s Spark Professor, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Merve Bodur obtained her PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison and did a postdoc at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She received her BS in Industrial Engineering and BA in Mathematics from Bogazici University, Turkey. Her… Read more »

Shoshanna Saxe: 2019 Clean50 Emerging Leader

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Shoshanna Saxe, Assistant Professor in Sustainable Urban Infrastructure in the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering, has been named a Clean50 Emerging Leader. “Shoshanna drives researchers, engineers and policy makers to consider the full life cycle environmental impacts and benefits of urban infrastructure. Her research focuses at the intersection of what we build;… Read more »

Shauna Brail

Selected Professional Appointments Director & Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Urban Studies Program Associate Director, Partnerships & Outreach, School of Cities Senior Associate, Innovation Policy Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs Shauna Brail is an economic geographer whose research focuses on the transformation of cities and communities as a result of economic, social and cultural change. … Read more »

I. Daniel Posen

Selected Professional Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering Dr. Posen has a dual PhD in Engineering & Public Policy, and Civil & Environmental Engineering (2016) from Carnegie Mellon University. He earned MSc Economics (2012) at London School of Economics, and MRes Green Chemistry: Energy and the Environment (2010) from Imperial College London, as… Read more »

David A. Wolfe

Selected Professional Appointments Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Mississauga Co-Director, Innovation Policy Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs Dr. David A. Wolfe is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga and Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs. He has been the Principal… Read more »

Greg Evans

Selected Professional Appointments Professor, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto Director, Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research Greg Evans directs a multidisciplinary centre that is investigating how air pollution impacts environment, climate and human health. His research uses advanced instrumentation and modelling to understanding spatial and temporal trends in the concentration, composition… Read more »

Hugh H.T. Liu

Selected Professional Appointments Professor, Institute for Aerospace Studies Director, Centre for Aerial Robotics Research and Education Hugh Liu is interested in intelligent unmanned aerial systems (UAS) research to support smart transportation system development, including autonomous UAS surveillance for traffic data analysis, target detection and tracking, as well as networked UAS and integration with transportation data… Read more »