Robert
Cervero
Professor
Biography:
Robert Cervero works in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning, focusing on the nexus between urban transportation and land-use systems. Besides his academic and directorship appointments at Berkeley, Professor Cervero is also a faculty affiliate of the Energy and Resources Group, the Institute of Transportation Studies, the Center for a Sustainable California, the Berkeley Center for Future Urban Transport, and the Global Metropolitan Studies Center. His current research is on the intersection of infrastructure, place-making, and economic development as well as urban transformations and their impacts on travel behavior. He is a frequent advisor and consultant on transport projects, both in the U.S. and abroad. In 2004, Professor Cervero was the first-ever recipient of the Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban Planning Research. He is a two-time recipient of the Article of the Year Award from the Journal of the American Planning Association.  Presently, he is Chairman of the International Association of Urban Environments and the National Advisory Board of the Active Living Research Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He was recently appointed to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), responsible for the chapter on spatial development for the 5 th IPCC assessment. He is also the lead author of the forthcoming 2013 World Report on Sustainable Mobility for the UN-Habitat. Professor Cervero currently serves on the editorial boards of Urban Studies, Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Planning Literature, International Journal of Sustainable Development, Journal of Transport and Land Use, Journal of Transport and Society, and Journal of Public Transportation. Professor Cervero is frequently invited to give lectures abroad, having recently keynoted at international conferences in Netherlands, Colombia, Australia, Taiwan, Turkey, Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, and China.
Research Organization: CoE Berkeley, USA
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