Prof. Joseph Ferreira, Jr

Professor of Urban Planning and Operations Research
Head, Urban Information Systems (UIS) Group
Chair, Master in City Planning Program

Primary DLC

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

MIT Room: 9-532

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Risk Assessment
Geographic Information Systems and Analyzing Parcel-Level Data
Land Use Planning Models
Program Design, Policy Analysis, and Risk Assessment Using Computer Models and Spaital Analysis Tools
Computer Impacts on Professional Practice and Pedagogy
Planning Support Systems

Research Summary

Professor Ferreira's current research interests include GIS and interactive spatial analysis tools for modeling urban spatial structure and land use and transportation planning interactions; sustainable information infrastructures for supporting urban and regional planning, decision support systems for assessing and managing risk

Recent Work