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In the summer semester lecture Urbanization and Global Environmental Change, theoretical foundations of urban economics, ideas of urban sustainability, and applied examples from around the world are presented and discussed.
In winter semesters, students can develop their research skills in the seminar Urban Economics and Sustainability.
Please contact Prof. Creutzig if you are interested in joining for a research project or thesis. Some Master thesis ideas are sketched below.
Urbanization and Global
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When: Monday 8-10
Urban Economics for
Students will be provided with analytical and conceptual methods of urban economics, and will be taught in how to use these methods to further an understanding of the sustainability of human settlements. We will work out fundamental concepts together and explore important contributions in the literature. Students are expected to give a presentation on specific topics or papers. An interest into sustainable urban systems and an understanding of economic concept is desirable prerequisite of the course.
More details are given on the TU ISIS website.
When: Fridays 12-14
Where: Zoom (Covid-19 related)
Please contact Prof. Creutzig if you are interested in pursuing a Master thesis with the group. As of late 2020, the following topics are of current interest:
- Computer Science: Development of AI algorithms to automatically count parked cars from satellite images
- Computer Science: Use of machine learning for low-carbon urban planning
- Political Science: Policy and infrastructure design to make mixed cycling and shared pooled mobility systems work for Berlin