Professor Tan Yigitcanlar

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment


Personal details

Positions

Professor
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment

Keywords

Urban and regional planning, Urban development and management, Sustainable and resilient cities, communities and urban ecosystems, Smart urban technologies, communities, cities and urbanism, Knowledge-based development of cities and innovation districts, Artificial intelligence driven urbanism and urban artificial intelligences

Discipline

Urban and Regional Planning

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD(Urban & Regional Planning) (Izmir Institute of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations


  • The Australia-Latin America Business Council, Member (2020-Present)
  • The World Capital Institute, International Advisory Board Member (2020-Present)
  • Knowledge Management for Development Award, Advisory Board Member (2018-Present)
  • The Higher Education Academy, Fellow (2017-Present)
  • IGU Commission on Geography of Information, Innovation & Technology, Member (2016-Present)
  • The Most Admired Knowledge City Awards, Expert Panel Member (2008-Present)
  • The New Club of Paris, Member (2008-Present)
  • Planning Institute of Australia, Member (2003-Present)
  • Turkish Chambers of City and Regional Planners, Member (1992-Present)
  • The World Capital Institute, Executive Board Member (2007-2019)
  • The Global Knowledge Based Development Community, Chair (2007-2019)
  • UN-HABITAT World Secretariat of City Prosperity Index, Expert Group Member (2013-2014)
  • Australia and New Zealand Regional Science Association, Member (2002-2013)
  • Tokyo Planning Forum, Member (2001-2012)
  • ARC Research Network on Spatially Integrated Social Science, Member (2004-2007)
  • Izmir Local Agenda 21, Natural and Cultural Assets Council, Chair (1996-2001)
  • Turkish Chambers of Planners, Administrative Board Member (2000-2001)
  • Turkish Chambers of Planners, Education Committee, Member (1996-2000)
  • Turkish Chambers of Planners, Professional Practice Committee, Member (1993-1996)

Teaching

Current Teaching

  • Land Use Planning
  • Urban Analysis

Past Teaching

  • Advanced Computer Applications
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Community Planning
  • Concepts in Geographic Information Systems
  • Contemporary Urban Environment
  • Decision-Making Approaches in Planning
  • Development Assessment and Infrastructure
  • Development Process
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Integrated Planning Project
  • Introduction to Planning and Design
  • Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems
  • Knowledge-Based Development
  • Population and Urban Studies
  • Project Management
  • Regional Planning Practice
  • Remote Sensing and Image Processing
  • Research Methods and Academic Writing
  • Simulation Techniques
  • Site Planning
  • Smart, Sustainable and Knowledge-Based Cities and Urbanisation
  • Socioeconomic Application of Information Technology
  • Transportation Planning
  • Urban and Regional Innovation Systems
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Planning Practice

Experience

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Awards

Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • An Urban Road Network Resilience Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: The Case of South East Queensland
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Bo Xia, Dr Carol Hon
  • A Methodology for Identifying Typologies to Improve Innovation District Outcomes : The Case of South East Queensland
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Isil Erol, Associate Professor Bo Xia
  • Understanding smart urban mobility to address transport disadvantage in Australian cities
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Alexander Paz
  • Acceptance, Impact, and Scenario Analysis of Autonomous Vehicle in Australian Context
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Md Kamruzzaman, Professor Alexander Paz
  • Autonomous Demand Responsive Transport Adoption Challenges of Senior Citizens: The Case of South East Queensland
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Jonathan Bunker, Dr Brian Lee, Professor Alexander Paz
  • Research on extraction methods of urban built-up area, combining Nighttime Light images with Social Sensing data
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Madhav Nepal
  • Equitable Planning in the Knowledge Economy: A Mixed-Method Analysis of City Responses to Innovation Induced Housing Inequalities
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Aaron Liu
  • Opportunities and Adoption Constraints of Artificial Intelligence in the Construction Industry: A Scoping Study
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Bo Xia