Michael Kuby is a professor of geographical sciences at ASU, where he has taught since 1988. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy, World Bank, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and NASA. He is lead author of the interactive textbook, Human Geography in Action, published by John Wiley & Sons, and co-editor of the April 2009 Arizona Town Hall Background Report, From Here to There: Transportation Opportunities for Arizona. He is currently Area Editor for Location Science for Networks and Spatial Economics and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Transport Geography. Previously, he served as Chair and Secretary/Treasurer of the Transportation Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers. He is also faculty advisor of Gamma Theta Upsilon (the Geography Honor Society) and the Men's and Women's Ultimate Frisbee clubs.
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1988-1994 Assistant Professor Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1987-1988 Instructor Department of Geography, Boston University, Boston, MA 1985
Transportation Geographer (IPA) Institute for Water Resources U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Belvoir, VA
Ph.D., Geography, Boston University, 1988
B.A., Geography, University of Chicago, 1980
Kuby, M., W. F. Fagan, C. ReVelle and W. L. Graf. 2005. Multiobjective optimization for dam removal: An example trading off salmon passage with hydropower and water storage in the Willamette basin example trading off salmon passage with hydropower and water storage in the Willamette basin. Advances in Water Resources 28(2005):845-855.
Kuby, M., C. Upchurch and A. Barranda. 2004. Factors influencing light rail station boardings in the United States. Transportation Research Part A 38(3):223-247.
Upchurch, C., M. Kuby, M. A. Zoldak and A. Barranda. 2004. Using GIS to generate mutually exclusive service areas linking travel on and off a network. Journal of Transport Geography 12:23-33.
Kuby, M., R. S. Cerveny and R. Dorn. 1997. A new approach to paleoclimatic research using linear programming. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 129: 269-290.
Zhijun, X. and M. Kuby. 1997. Supply side-demand side optimization and cost-environment tradeoffs for China's coal and electricity system. Energy Policy 25(3):313-326.
Wyman, M. M. and M. Kuby. 1996. Proactive optimization: a multiobjective technology location model for designing toxic waste systems.. Location Science (3):167-185.
Rahman, M. and M. Kuby. 1995. A multiobjective model for locating distance-based opposition function. INFOR-The Canadian Journal of Operational Research and Information Processing 34-49.
Rahman, M., A. E. Radwan, J. Upchurch and M. Kuby. 1992. Modeling spatial impacts of siting a NIMBY facility. Transportation Research Record 133-140.
Clancy, J., A. Kalkstein, D. Gerrity and M. Kuby. 2006. An analysis of air-mass effects on the use of rail transit systems. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)
Clancy, J., A. Kalkstein, D. Gerrity and M. Kuby. 2005. An analysis of air-mass effects on the use of the rail transit systems. Poster presented at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Regional Conference annual meeting.
Harner, J., M. Kuby and P. Gober. 2002. Hands-on learning about urban sprawl. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)
Kuby, M., E. Matranga and S. Conway. 1999. Sustainability in Scottsdale: Geographic analysis of resource and waste flows. Poster presented at the 22 January 1999, CAP LTER First Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe.