Professor Becky Loo, University of Hong Kong will be hosted by Professors John R. Bryson, David Dickinson, Joanne Duberley, Chris Rogers, Miles Tight, and Dr Phil Jones. Professor Loo will be visiting the University of Birmingham 1-30 June 2015.
Professor Loo is one of the foremost Asian scholars working in the area of infrastructure, transportation and urban transformation. She is Director of the Institute of Transport Studies, Professor of Geography and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at The University of Hong Kong. Her current research interests focus on sustainable transport, e-technologies and society and she has been working on understanding infrastructure in high density cities.
We are delighted that Becky, who has an established track record of leading and participating in cross-disciplinary research, joins us at a time when we have fruitful and timely collaborations between the Colleges of Social Sciences (Business School), Engineering and Physical Sciences (Civil Engineering) and Life and Environmental Sciences (Geography).
Please do contact any of the hosts or Sue Gilligan if you’d like to meet Becky while she’s here or participate in workshops and activities during her visit.