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prof.dr. R.V. Sliuzas (Richard)

Full Professor

About Me

My work focuses on how urban planning can contribute to disaster risk reduction. My educational background combines knowledge of town planning (BSc, UniSA, Australia), urban surveys and human settlement analysis (MSc, ITC, Netherlands) and geographical sciences (PhD Utrecht University, Netherlands). Much of my career has been devoted to research, education and capacity building on urban planning in the majority world, with a specific focus on mapping and modelling informal urban development to improve the quality of life of their residents. Since 2010 the focus has broadened to include work on urban planning for disaster risk reduction.

Expertise

Earth & Environmental Sciences
City
Household
Informal Settlement
Policy
Urban Growth
Social Sciences
Natural Disaster
Resettlement
Slum

Publications

Recent
Nikuze, A. (2022). Urban displacement and resettlement: Towards facilitation stakeholder participation. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation]. University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC). https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036554596
Esmaiel, A., Abdrabo, K. I., Saber, M. , Sliuzas, R. V. , Atun, F., Kantoush, S. A., & Sumi, T. (2022). Integration of flood risk assessment and spatial planning for disaster management in Egypt. Progress in Disaster Science, 15, [100245]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pdisas.2022.100245
Chereni, S. (2022). Understanding flood risk perceptions and motivations for damage mitigation: The case of Kampala, Uganda. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente]. University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC). https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036553896
Abascal, A., Rodríguez-Carreño, I., Vanhuysse, S., Georganos, S. , Sliuzas, R., Wolff, E. , & Kuffer, M. (2022). Identifying degrees of deprivation from space using deep learning and morphological spatial analysis of deprived urban areas. Computers, environment and urban systems, 95, 1-20. [101820]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2022.101820
Kuffer, M., Grippa, T. , Persello, C., Taubenböck, H. , Pfeffer, K. , & Sliuzas, R. (2022). Mapping the morphology of urban deprivation. In X. Yang (Ed.), Urban Remote Sensing: Monitoring, Synthesis, and Modeling in the Urban Environment (pp. 305-323). Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119625865.ch14

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University of Twente
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
ITC (building no. 75), room 3-136
Hengelosestraat 99
7514AE  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
ITC  3-136
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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