Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Urban Contexts and Urban-Rural Interactions'

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Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, 8333 Volos, Greece
Interests: institutional economics; commons; real estate; urban economics
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Department of Planning, Design, and Technology of Architecture, Sapienza, University of Rome, Via Flaminia 72, 00196 Rome, Italy
Interests: urban land; sustainable development dimensions and urban agglomeration
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Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Antigua Carretera a Pátzcuaro No. 8701, Col. Ex-Hacienda de San José de la Huerta, Morelia 58190, México
Interests: urban fitness; land suitability; agricultural aptitude; environmental suitability; land evaluation; soil organic matter; karst environments; soil magnetism; heavy metals
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Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Hallerstrasse 12, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: land systems; agroecology; nature conservation; political ecology; environmental justice; rural development
Department of Civil Engineering Sciences and Architecture (DiCAR), Polytechnic University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: urban economics; urban management; decision support systems in planning; urban democracy; sustainable development models; social studies
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Dr. Nick Taylor Buck
The Urban Institute, Faculty of Social Science, University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
Interests: sustainable design; urban ecology
Institute for Geography, University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Cologne, Germany
Interests: urbanisation; India; periurban; transformation; livelihoods; vulnerability; urban health; migration
Instituto Universitario de Urbanística de la ETSA de Valladolid, University of Valladolid, 47014 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: urban regeneration; Urban renewal; urban planning
College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: housing; infill; adaptive reuse; residential land use
Department of Socio-Economic Geography, Institute of Spatial Management and Geography, Faculty of Geoengineering, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10-720 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: spatial analysis; GIS; urban planning; urban sustainability; urban development; urbanism; city planning; spatial planning; sustainable development
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School of Built Environment, Faculty of Design Architecture and Building, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: urban planning; sustainable cities; green infrastructure
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Centre for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon, R. Branca Edmée Marques, 1600-276 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: spatial planning; regional and urban planning; evaluation of public policies; data collection and monitoring systems; health cities
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Department of Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Universidad de Cantabria | UNICAN, Santander, Spain
Interests: rural area dynamics; cultural landscapes of rural and urban areas; rural depopulation; rural development
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AGRARIA Department, "Mediterranea" University of Reggio Calabria, 89122 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: hydrology; channel hydraulics; soil erosion; erosion modeling; watershed planning; river restoration; riparian vegetation assessment; wastewater management
Department of Computer Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: GIScience; spatial analysis and modeling; spatial statistics; remote sensing; land change science
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Department of Architecture, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via della Mattonaia, 8, 50121 Florence, Italy
Interests: participative planning and design; rural urban interactions in territory planning; bioregions in sustainable development of resilient territories
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Department of Local Government Economics, University of Lodz, Narutowicza, 68 90-136 Lodz, Poland
Interests: evidence based land-use planning; local governance; city and regional land-use planning; geographic information system; rural development; local infrastructure, sustainable development and European Union
Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety, University of Milan, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: periurban agriculture; innovation and smart agriculture; agricultural policy; agricultural economics; rural development; food policy; local food systems; food supply chain; food security
Rural Policy Centre, Department of Rural Economy, Environment & Society, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK
Interests: land ownership; land reform; uplands; community assets; community resilience; remote and rural communities
Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Mickiewicza 33, 31–120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: blue-green infrastructure; ecological resilience; hydrological modeling; nature-based solutions; urban ecology; water-sensitive urban design (WSUD); xeriscaping
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1. Associate Professor, Architecture, Architecture Internationalization Demonstration School, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
2. PostDoc, Architecture, School of Engineering and Design, Technical University of Munich, D-80333 Munich, Germany
Interests: green construction; data-driven design; knowledge-based decision support; urban ecology and agriculture
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Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, Finland
Interests: urban planning; urbanism; spatial planning; human geography regional planning; urban geography regional development planning; creative cities spatial development; development planning; urban and regional planning; urban studies
USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, NYC Urban Field Station, New York, NY 10007, USA
Interests: urban ecology; human-environment relationships; environmental governance; social-ecological systems; land use change
Institute of Sociology, University of Wroclaw, 3/21, 51-149 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: suburbanization and reurbanization in CEE in a comparative perspective; cultural heritage in CEE; cultural mega events (like ECOC) and their socio-economic impacts; rural revival in peripheral/marginal areas
Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University, 2 128 43 Prague, Czechia
Interests: historical geography; cultural geography; regional geography; landscape transformations; settlement transformations; regional identity; rural areas; mountain areas
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School of Public Administration, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, Xi'an 710064, China
Interests: natural resource management; environmental sciences; land use and cover change; coupled-natural-and-human-systems; urban-rural integrated development
Dr. Salma Loudiyi
VetAgro Sup, Campus agronomique, UMR Territoires (Clermont-Ferrand), 89 Avenue de l'Europe - BP 35, 63370 Lempdes, France
Interests: food politics; food governance; policy integration; urban agriculture; urban-rural relationships, global health issues
Department Economics, Sociology and Management (DESG) Centre for Transdisciplinary Development Studies (CETRAD), University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Polo II da ECHS, Quinta de Prados, 5000-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: decision-making processes regarding uptake of innovation for sustainability transitions in farming and agrifood systems; agricultural and rural knowledge and innovation systems; environmental and ecosystem services valuation; agri-environmental policies and ecosystem services payment systems; rural and sustainable development studies
Department of Engineering and Architecture, Università di Parma, 43125 Parma, Italy
Interests: urban design; urban morphology; sustainability; public space; new technologies; water cities
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