PhD research

On-going PhD research

Title

Name

Country

"Assessment of Urban Road Concession Projects in Nigeria" Daniel Adamu Nigeria
"Urban Revitalization: Community Garden as A Place Making Initiative" Poeti Akbar Indonesia
"Adopting sustainable innovation for service provision in the urban rail transport system" Taslim Alade Nigeria
"How and why Low and Middle Income Households adapt alternative housing financing methods and to what extent those different methods are effective in terms of quality spaces" Susantha Amarawickrama Liyanage Sri Lanka
"River basin planning of Yogyakarta special region" Vicky Ariyanti Indonesia
"Civic dynamism, national dynamics- a new European model" Genea Canelles Italy
"Entrepreneurialism in city-regions in developing countries" Jean Cyril Fegue Germany
"Metropolitan Governance Modelling in Creating Human and Eco-friendly Cities in Indonesia (Case Studies: Jakarta, Medan, and Bandung)" Natalia Ginting Indonesia
"Climate change strategies in urban-rural areas in Tanzania" Masumbuko. S. Idd Tanzania
"Sustainable Concept of Spatial Engineering for Urban Waterfront Development of Semarang City in order to Reinforce Regional Connectivity in Semarang Bay" Muhammad Irfani Indonesia
 ‘Industrial heat waste reduction and reuse’ Zahra Janipur Eskolaki Iran
 "Social-Economic Analysis of Domestic Water Pollution Problems of Urban poor population in India" Anil Kumar Palakodeti  India
"Increasing women’s chances for well-being after forced relocation: The Belo Monte hydropower dam project" Satya Maia Patchineelam Brazil
"The politics and governance of implementing urban expansion policies in Greater Cairo Region" Mohamed Nada Egypt
"Factors affecting security concerns of high rise residents in Bangkok, Thailand" Siriwan Rujibhong Thailand
"Social empowerment in participatory urban planning from social quality perspective" Kai Wang China
"Pro-poor as an adaptation strategy towards climate change" Andie Wicaksono Indonesia

Visiting researchers

Name

Country

Affiliation

Denada Veizaj (2016) Albania Polytechnic University of Tirana
Jessica Smeralda Oliva (2016) Italy Universita degli Studi di Palermo
Joana Dhiamandi (2016) Albania POLIS University
Dorina Papa (2016) Albania POLIS University
Saimir Kristo (2016) Albania POLIS University

 Completed Sandwich PhD and Postdoc research

Title

Name

Country

Affiliation

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

 

Completed PhD research

Title

Name

Country

Affiliation

"Government capacity & community participation in urban housing and infrastructure upgrading projects in cities of Vietnam" (2016) Viet Hung Ngo Vietnam IHS
"Urbanization, health and inequality in the developing world" (2012) E. van de Poel The Netherlands Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam
“Urban Land Management in Cuba” (2012) R. Nunez Cuba Radboud University Nijmegen
“Determinants of Microenterprise Success in the Urban Informal Sector of Addis Ababa: A Multidimensional Analysis” (2012) B.F. Garoma Ethiopia Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam
Microfinance in Ethiopia. Elixir or Poison?” (2009) D.D. Obo Ethiopia Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam
Central – local relations in urban water supply and sanitation” (2006) G.Q.M. Laryea-Adjei Ghana Erasmus University Rotterdam
Relevance of metropolitan government in Latin American cities: Inter-institutional coordination in Caracas, Venezuela and Monterrey, Mexico” (2003) A. Paiva Aranda Venezuela Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht, University of Utrecht
Multi-sectoral partnerships for low income land development in Brazil” (2002) M. Correa de Oliviera Brazil University of Utrecht
“Measuring urban sustainability in China” (2002) M. Zhang Mingshun China Erasmus University Rotterdam
“Institutional dimensions of program planning and implementation: three cases of slum upgrading programs in Mumbai, India” (2002) P.A. Desai India Free University of Amsterdam
“The Addis Ababa real estate market: managing the transition and implications for reform”  F. Mengistu Ethiopia