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Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe Dabiri Lab conducts research at the intersection of fluid mechanics, energy and environment, and biology.
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsProfessor Davis’ research and teaching deals broadly with the role that water and sanitation services play in promoting public health and economic development, with particular emphasis on low- and middle-income countries. Her group conducts applied research that utilizes theory and analytical methods from public and environmental health, engineering, microeconomics, and planning. They have conducted field research in more than 20 countries, most recently including Zambia, Bangladesh, and Kenya.
John A. Blume Professor in the School of Engineering
BioDeierlein's research focuses on improving limit states design of constructed facilities through the development and application of nonlinear structural analysis methods and performance-based design criteria. Recent projects include the development and application of strength and stiffness degrading models to simulate steel and reinforced concrete structures, seismic design and behavior of composite steel-concrete buildings, analysis of inelastic torsional-flexural instability of steel members, and a fracture mechanics investigation of seismically designed welded steel connections.
Herman Alexander Donner
BioI am a Research Scientist at the Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities program, and engage with our affiliated companies to identify relevant technology, develop and lead research projects. I conduct the research relating to urban economics and IoT.
My research has covered issues such as the impact of a foreclosure on real estate sale price, the income-distributional effects of rent control, and informational asymmetries on the housing market. I have academic publications within the fields of real estate finance, housing economics, and law.
I have also conducted several policy-related research projects, such as co-authoring a report on the distributional effects of rent control for the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council, developing best practice guidelines for appraisal of development land for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Sweden, and writing a white-paper on technology that improves mobility in cities published by Visa Inc.
I have been engaged in local politics in my hometown of Vaxholm, Sweden, as an elected member of city council.