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RESEARCH PROJECTS AND SPONSORSHIP - FUNDING (ONGOING CAL LAB PROJECTS)

Assembled under each CAL research group theme

Research in the Lab is done by: 12 PhD Fellows, Professor, Professor Emeritus, Adjunct Professor, Associate Professor, 2 Post-Doc Researchers and a Guest Researcher in Residence

DOCTORAL (PHD) RESEARCH PROJECTS AND COMPLETED DISSERTATIONS

Assembled under CAL research group themes:

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CURRENT PHD RESEARCHERS PLEASE GO TO: PHD PROJECTS & STUDENTS

THEME 1: Urban Form and Human Behavior

Project Umbrella Name: Urban Form and Human Behavior, Researchers: Tigran Haas, Helene Littke, Ryan Locke, Elahe Karimnia, Sofie Rådestad and Peter Elmlund, Time January 2012 – January 2016, Finance by Ax:son Johnsons Foundation;
PRINCIPAL RESEARCHERS ON ALL PROJECTS: Associate Professor Tigran Haas (KTH), Peter Elmlund, Researcher in Residence (Ax:son Johnsons Stiftlese) and 4 PhD Fellows as PRINCIPAL RESEARCHERS ON ALL PROJECTS: Helene Littke (Project on the Green and Behaviour in the City), Ryan Locke (Project on Placemaking) Elahe Karimnie (Project on Urban Design process-intentions and responses) and Sofie Rådestad (Project on Public Space, Processes and Participation); THESIS WORKS (Masters and Doctoral Dissertations): COMING SOON

THEME 2: Sustainable Urbanism

(1) Sustainable Municipality – final phase including workshops/seminars and tutorship for Mats Lundström and Tony Svensson, Started 2004 will end approx. 2015 (Swedish Energy Agency R&D) (2) SymbioCity Approach – senior advisor to SKL International– 2010 - dec 2013 (Sida) (3) SPECIAL – Spatial planning and energy EU project, senior advisor  apr 2013 – apr 2016 (4) Eco-cycle Model for Royal Seaport – R&D together with industrial ecology apr 2012 – oct 2013 (5) Spin-up reg Land-use for station areas, Belgium R&D foundation together with Elisabetta Troglio (Swedish Transport Authority) (6) Applications: Evaluation of two Chinese-Swedish collaboration projects together with Energy systems (Swedish Energy Agency) (7) Vetenskapsrådet utlysning om samarbete Sverige-Kina (together with prof Yifang Ban and Björn Hårsman); PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER ON ALL PROJECTS: Adjunct Professor Ulf Ranhagen (KTH and SWECO) (8) Project title: Governance of Low Carbon Socio-technical Transitions: Lessons from the Cities of Stockholm and Freiburg; Time duration: January 2012-December 2014; Financing body: Formas (mobility starting grants) PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER ON THE PROJECT: Dr Arian Mahzouni, Post-Doc Researcher (Freiburg and KTH) (9) Project: Sustainable Urban Cells: Sustainable Urbanism, Vetenskapsrådet, Time January 2011 December 2013, Co-Partner: La Sapienza Rome, Finance: Source Project, financed by Vetenskapsrådet and MUIR Government of Italy. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER ON THE PROJECT: Associate Professor Tigran Haas (KTH) and Elisabetta Troglio, Post-Doc Researcher (KTH) and Mats Lundström, PhD Fellow (KTH) (10) Project: Lighting and Design - New Contibutions to Town Planning; PhD Project Bengt Sundborg, Time: January 2014 - January 2016; Financing by Swedish Energy Agency; THESIS WORKS (Masters and Doctoral Dissertations): COMING SOON

THEME 3: Community and Housing Studies

(1) Grannskapseffekter på områdesnivå- en fördjupad studie av bostadsrättsombildning i allmännyttan, Stockholms Stadshus AB finansierar; (2) Stadsomvandlingen i Gällivare-Malmberget och Kiruna: Delprojekt Bostadsefterfrågan, LKAB och kommunerna finansierar (3) Urban täthet- effekter på boendes aktivitetsmönster i Stockholm, Formas (4) Plus Sida handledning och koordination av samarbetsprogram med Uganda och Tanzania; PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER ON ALL PROJECTS: Professor Inga Britt Werner (KTH) + Sida/Sweden and Tanzania/Ardhi University + Sida/Sweden and Uganda/Makarere University, financed by Sida, Jan 2010-July 2014 (With Elisabetta Troglio, Post Doc Researcher) (5) Name of the research: Spatiality of Multiculturalism, researchers: Mohammad Sarraf (PhD student), Lars Marcus (supervisor), Co-Supervisors: Tigran Haas (KTH) and Nazem Tahvilzadeh (Gothenburg and KTH) time. May 2011, May 2014 financed by: Lars Erik Lundberg Scholarship Foundation and Ax:son Johnsons Foundation Financing. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER ON ALL PROJECTS: PhD Fellow Mohammad Sarraf; THESIS WORKS (Masters and Doctoral Dissertations): COMING SOON

THEME 4: Emergent Urban Transformations

(1) MUST (methods for urban sustainability planning), finansiär är Trafikverket (och lite Sweco) och det ska avslutas vår/sommar 2016 MUST project, financed by Trafikverket, running from Jan 2013 to July 2016 PRINCIPAL RESEARCHERS ON THE PROJECT: Annika Norell Bergendahl (PhD Fellow) with Elisabetta Troglio (Post-Doc Researcher) (2) Project New Placemaking: Livability of urban space, public realm and its transformation and re-acquisition through new digital media".  Time Frame: January 2014 – January 2015, Supported by Ax:son Johnsons Foundation and Application also submitted to J. Gust. Richert Stiftelse/Foundation (3) Aging Society and Beyond -  Application also submitted to Riksbyggen and Arkus Stiftelse; PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER ON THE PROJECT: Associate Professor Tigran Haas (KTH), Professor Göran Cars (KTH) and Mats Lundström (PhD Fellow); THESIS WORKS (Masters and Doctoral Dissertations): COMING SOON

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