Martin Dijst, PhD

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Martin Dijst, PhD
Professor of Urban Development and Spatial Mobility, Department of Human Geography and Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University

Martin Dijst is full professor of Urban Development and Spatial Mobility, Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University. Originally, his research was focused on analysing the impact of spatial configurations of land uses, transport infrastructures and ICTs on activity and travel behaviour and accessibility. He has been coordinating as PI major research projects such as the EU-framework project SELMA, the Dutch research program CESAR: Climate and Environmental change and Sustainable Accessibility of the Randstad and the Dutch strategic research program Healthy Urban Living (http://www.uu.nl/en/research/sustainability/research/healthy-urban-living). He is European chair of the international research network Geospatial Health Research chaired by prof. Mei-Po Kwan. He is fellow of the Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis (KIM). He has published more than 100 scientific publications, which have been published in high-ranked journals and member of the editorial board of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Finally, he is chair of the Department Human Geography and Spatial Planning at the Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University.