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prof. dr. C.H. Yamu

Ad. Professor in Urban Planning & Design / Director CASUS / Rosalind Franklin Fellow

Claudia is an architect and urban planner. Her research interests focus on urban analytics & city science, evidence-based design, mixed methods, decision support and civic engagement. These research foci are carriers in the context of spatial transformation, healthy cities, smart cities & citizens, adaptivity, complexity & future well being of people. Given the high importance and relevance for society and practice, Claudia’s research places special emphasis on the scientific–policy–practice interface.  

She holds the chair 'Spatial Analytics and Modeling' and is Director of CASUS Groningen "Centre for Advanced Studies in Urban Science and Design". Furthermore, she is a member of the Faculty Council.

In 2015 she was awarded the Rosalind Franklin Fellowship. Further awards include  the Michael Breheny Prize (2016), the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship (2015), the Sustainability Award (2011), and the fForte Award (2007) being awarded to outstanding female researchers in Austria. In a professional context, Claudia is also a charterd member of the Dutch Chamber of Architects and a member of the American Planning Association. 

Claudia holds a PhD in Digital Architecture  from TU Vienna connecting architecture, urban planning and computer science and a PhD in Geography in the field of complexity-based modeling from Université de Besançon (University Alliance Université de Franche-Comté). She got her PhD degrees in 2007 and 2012. 


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Landleven 1
9747 AD Groningen

Department of Spatial Planning and Environment