PhD Program News

Anna Ruban, our 2016 graduate, has found a full time position at the Regional Environmental Center.

November 11, 2016

Congratulations to Anna Ruban, who has found a position in the Smart Cities and Mobility Department at the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe in Szentendre, Hungary.  We wish Anna all the best in her new position!

Amanda Winter has accepted a research position.

November 11, 2016

The Department is pleased to communicate the good news that our 2016 graduate Amanda Winter has accepted a three year research fellowship at the University of Nottingham in the U.K. She will be working on sustaining urban habitats.  Congratulations Amanda!

Naira Harutyunyan, PhD Candidate, authors research article on partnership models for water governance presented at the 2014 Urban Water International Conference

June 24, 2014

Naira Harutyunyan, PhD Candidate, authors a research article entitled “Partnership Models for Water Governance: a case study in Armenia”. The paper was presented at the Urban Water 2014, 2nd International Conference on the Design, Construction, Maintenance, Monitoring and Control of Urban Water Systems, Algarve, Portugal, 27-29 May, 2014 with the possibility of further publication at the Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning.

PhD Candidate, Amanda Winter Received Graduate Scholar Award

December 4, 2013

Amanda Winter, 2nd year PhD candidate received a Graduate Scholar Award at the Spaces and Flows’ Fourth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies held at the University of Amsterdam.

Mukesh Gupta, PhD Candidate published articles on Urban Times

August 30, 2013

Mukesh Gupta, PhD Candidate published articles on Urban Times


Mukesh Gupta, PhD Candidate recently published four articles on Urban Times, a leading online magazine. All the four articles relate to the growing importance of slum dwellers energy use, future of slums, and slum strategies in developing countries. The title and respective links are given below:


Why Slums Could Be The Key To Sustainable Urban Energy System Transformation