Urban Governance and Development
PhD programme

PhD research

Current facets (Pre-Master)

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On-going PhD research

Title

Name

Country

"Public-private partnership led housing delivery in urban Nigeria: institutional determinants of stakeholder inclusiveness"Daniel AdamuNigeria
"Urban Revitalization: Community Garden as A Place Making Initiative"Poeti AkbarIndonesia
"Adapting Innovations for Sustainable Application of Service Delivery in the Urban light-Rail Transport System. A case study of Lagos, Addis-Ababa and Abuja, as innovation receiving cities from China in the light-rail transport system"Taslim AladeNigeria
"Connecting Alternative Housing Finance and Residential Environment Quality of Low and Low-Middle-income households in Sri Lanka"Susantha Amarawickrama LiyanageSri Lanka
"Living in a volcanic river basin: advancing the potential use of cultural ecological knowledge in managing the nexus of water-lahar in a volcanic region, case study: Opak Sub-Basin, Yogyakarta, Indonesia"Vicky AriyantiIndonesia
"Sharing economy and local regulation"Genea CanellesItaly
"Metropolitan governance for eco-friendly cities in Indonesia"Natalia GintingIndonesia
"People’s risks perception of Climate change and its influence on urban livelihoods adaptation strategies in Tanzania. The case study of Dar es Salaam city"Masumbuko. S. IddTanzania
"Concept of Spatial Engineering for Urban Waterfront Development in coastal line of Semarang City"Muhammad IrfaniIndonesia
 "Deep emission reductions in the Dutch chemical industry"Zahra Janipur EskolakiIran
 "Social-Economic Analysis of Domestic Water Pollution Problems of Urban poor population in India"Anil Kumar PalakodetiIndia
" Increasing women’s access for well-being after resettlement: The Belo Monte hydropower dam project"Satya Maia PatchineelamBrazil
"The politics and governance of implementing urban expansion policies in Greater Cairo Region"Mohamed NadaEgypt
"Empowerment of urban community in collaborative community planning"Kai WangChina
"Pro-poor as an adaptation strategy towards climate change"Andie WicaksonoIndonesia
"S.I.T.E. Valuation of Drinking Water" U. Naga Anil Kumar PalakodetiIndia
"Collective Engagement: From disaster prone city to green and resilient city"Theresa Audrey EstebanPhilippines
"Impacts of smart city development"Yirang LimSouth Korea
"Integrative approaches in sustainable urban resources management: stimulating sustainable innovations in the water-energy-food nexus in China"Min CaiChina
"An appraisal, on the impact of rising mega shopping malls on the sustainable urban planning and development of Jeddah city, Saudi Arabia" Yasser Asim QaffasSaudi Arabia
"Government Communication 2.0: Enhancing Public-Government Collaboration through Social Media in Improving The Quality of Public Policy in Indonesia"Muhammad Akram MansyurIndonesia
"The role of small cities in shaping youth migration in India"Mukta NaikIndia
"Structuring Indonesia’s Economic Corridors Through Strategic Development Region"Gitasanti DjaisIndonesia

 

Visiting researchers

Name

Country

Affiliation

Weiwei Hu ChinaChongqing Technology and Business University
Hailun Zhu ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of China
Denada Veizaj (2016)AlbaniaPolytechnic University of Tirana
Jessica Smeralda Oliva (2016)ItalyUniversita degli Studi di Palermo
Joana Dhiamandi (2016)AlbaniaPOLIS University
Dorina Papa (2016)AlbaniaPOLIS University
Saimir Kristo (2016)AlbaniaPOLIS University

 

Completed Sandwich PhD and Postdoc research

Title

Name

Country

Affiliation

"Optimal Spatial Environmental Planning Pattern of Green City (case study: Tehran)" (2015)Morteza ShabaniIran 
"Effective governance, management and public water policy in Mexico: a focused model on the ability of government steering" (PhD Sandwich programme) (2015)Antonio Cáñez CotaMexicoInstituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
"Integrated water resources management in urban areas in Brazil" (Postdoctoral research) (2015)A. JucaBrazil 
"The Metropolitan Governance Challenge in Brazil" (PhD Sandwich programme) (2015)Wagner RufinoBrazil 

 

Completed PhD research

Title

Name

Country

Affiliation

"Factors affecting security concerns of high rise residents in Bangkok, Thailand"Siriwan RujibhongThailand 
"Entrepreneurialism in city-regions in developing countries" (2017)Jean Cyril FegueGermany 
"Government capacity & community participation in urban housing and infrastructure upgrading projects in cities of Vietnam" (2016)Viet Hung NgoVietnamIHS
"Urbanization, health and inequality in the developing world" (2012)E. van de PoelThe NetherlandsErasmus School of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam
“Urban Land Management in Cuba” (2012)R. NunezCubaRadboud University Nijmegen
“Determinants of Microenterprise Success in the Urban Informal Sector of Addis Ababa: A Multidimensional Analysis” (2012)B.F. GaromaEthiopiaInstitute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam
“Microfinance in Ethiopia. Elixir or Poison?” (2009)D.D. OboEthiopiaInstitute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam
Central – local relations in urban water supply and sanitation” (2006)G.Q.M. Laryea-AdjeiGhanaErasmus University Rotterdam
“Relevance of metropolitan government in Latin American cities: Inter-institutional coordination in Caracas, Venezuela and Monterrey, Mexico” (2003)A. Paiva ArandaVenezuelaUrban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht, University of Utrecht
“Multi-sectoral partnerships for low income land development in Brazil” (2002)M. Correa de OlivieraBrazilUniversity of Utrecht
“Measuring urban sustainability in China” (2002)M. Zhang MingshunChinaErasmus University Rotterdam
“Institutional dimensions of program planning and implementation: three cases of slum upgrading programs in Mumbai, India” (2002)P.A. DesaiIndiaFree University of Amsterdam
“The Addis Ababa real estate market: managing the transition and implications for reform” F. MengistuEthiopia