Michael Kuby

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Arizona State University
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
POB 875302
Tempe, AZ 85287-5302
USA
480-965-6850
Email: mikekuby@asu.edu
Web: http://www.public.asu.edu/~mikekuby/

Biography

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

Expertise

optimal facility location; network design models; urban infrastructure; urban transportation; alternative fuels; alternative vehicles; fueling/charging stations; carbon capture; carbon storage; light rail; China; clean coal; multiobjective optimization; energy conservation; transportation

Education

    Ph.D., Geography, Boston University, 1988

    B.A., Geography, University of Chicago, 1980

Journal Articles

2005

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.

2004

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.

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Posters

2006

Clancy, J., A. Kalstein, 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)

2005

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.

2002

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)

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