Who am I and What am I doing now days?
An urban planner, a transport researcher and Spatial Analyst, My current job title at LSE Cities, London.
What did i do previously?
I was a PhD student at the University of Hong Kong from year 2011 to 2015 and taught at NUST IGIS Pakistan from 2009 to 2011.
Why am i writing this blog?
These are my random thoughts on the subjects i am working on. I add reference data, some discussion on topics which i cannot put elsewhere, keep people updated about things that inspire me to work or comment.
me at HKU
Ph. D. Urban Planning, University of Hong Kong, Department of Urban Planning & Design, 2015
M.S., Remote Sensing and GIS, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, 2009
B.S., City & Regional Planning, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan, 2005
Awards & Honors:
HKU University Postgraduate Fellowship and Post Graduate Studentship: 2011-2015
Ulster University (Northern Ireland, UK) Vice Chancellor’s Research Scholarship for PhD Project (Not Used): 2011
The Young Planning Professional Award by the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP), Netherlands: 2010
ISTIC-TWAS Entrepreneurship Awards for ‘Innovations in Science and Technology in Developing Countries’ Award by International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre or South-South Cooperation (ISTIC-UNESCO) and the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS-ICTP), Malaysia: 2010
NUST Pakistan Merit Scholarship for MS Studies, 2005-2007
Best Poster by Young Planning Professional (Contents) in the 46th International ISOCARP Conference, Kenya: 2010
PhD Fellow 2011-Present: Department of Urban Planning & Design, the University of Hong Kong
Lecturer 2009-2011: IGIS - National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan
Visiting Lecturer 2007: Department of City & Regional Planning, UET, Lahore, Pakistan
Urban Planner 2005-09: Free lance urban planner in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Pakistan
Town Planner 2004-05: Allied Engineering Consultants (Private) Limited, Lahore, Pakistan
Professional Member Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (PCATP): 2005-present
Associate Fellow Pakistan institute of City & Regional Planners (PICRP): 2006-present
Member IEEE, IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS): 2007-2008
Transportation disadvantage, activity participation, social exclusion, time use, GIS based mapping
Research / work sites:
Pakistan: various cities in every province, Kenya: Nairobi slums
What am i doing now days?
Writing a doctoral research proposal, analyzing transport disadvantage in Pakistan using SAS, etc.
The first paper, published in Transport Policy, examines the issues of mobility and their impact on activity participation in Pakistan.
The second paper, published in the UNESCAP 's journal 'Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific', examines issues that hinder the provision of an inclusive urban transport in the country.
Other peer reviewed papers
Adeel, M. (2010). "Methodology for Identifying Urban Growth Potential of an Area Using Land use and Population Data: A Case Study of Islamabad Zone IV", Procedia Environmental Sciences (Elsevier), Volume 2, 2010, Pages 32-41, ISSN: 1878-0296 : Download
Peer Reviewed Conference Papers
Adeel, M. (2012). “Spatial Expansion in Islamabad's Rural Area: Patterns & Causes", paper for 48th ISOCARP Congress, "", 10-13 September 2012. Perm, Russia. Download
Adeel, M. (2010). "Assessing the implementation of Rawalpindi's Guided Development Plan through GIS and remote sensing", in the proceedings of Third International Symposium on Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries (IEDC-201O) and 1st International Conference on Sustainable Transportation & Traffic Management, July 1-3, 2010, Karachi, Pakistan. pp. 231-240. ISBN: 978-969-8620-10-3. Available On line : Download
Adeel, M. (2010). “The role of Land Use Policy behind unauthorized spatial expansion in rural areas of Islamabad”, in the proceedings of 46th ISOCARP Congress, "Sustainable City / Developing World", 19-23 September 2010. Nairobi, Kenya. ISSN: 978-94-90354-09-1, Available On line. : Download
Lessons I learnt from my dad
Below is the word-map of my CV and generally predicts what i usually do, did and will probably do...