Eda Ustaoglu has PhD in Planning and Environmental Policy from the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, and till 2015 she worked at the European Commission Joint Research Centre-Ispra as a scientific officer. Her PhD research is related to the economic evaluation of transportation infrastructure investments in relation to alternative forms of urban development within the Greater Dublin Area (GDA), Ireland. Between 2017-2020, Eda hold a post-doc position at the Department of Geomatics Engineering at Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey. Her research project focused on developing a methodology for the land use modeling applications in the selected areas in Istanbul. Over the past ten years, she has been involved in various projects, university studies and research activities in line with her graduate and post-graduate studies, which are directly related to the field of urban and environment studies. Most recently, Eda was enrolled as a post-doc researcher at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Koc University, Istanbul. Her research interests include urban and environmental economics, transportation planning and policy, transportation infrastructure appraisal, spatial economics, and land-use science.


Research Topic:

„Assessing Urbanization Quality in European Regions and Cities”.


Research Advisor:

Gloria Ortega López, University of Almeria, Spain


Host University:  University of Almeria