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Personal

Full name

Sohail Ahmad

Institution / Affiliation

United Nations University – Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)

Short biography

Sohail Ahmad is JSPS-UNU postdoctoral fellow at the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)under the Sustainable Urban Futures Programme, and subsequently became a JSPS-UNU with joint affiliation to the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Ahmad received a Ph.D. in city planning from Seoul National University. He holds a Master of Planning (with specialization in urban planning) from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India.

Ahmad’s doctoral dissertation, entitled “Characteristics of Uncontrolled Urban Settlements and Housing Market in Delhi”, estimates quantitative and qualitative demand for slum and non-slum housing in Delhi. His current research interests include mitigation and adaptation strategies in low-income cities, particularly focusing on urban form. He is interested in exploring spatial planning strategies for socially disadvantaged communities.

Work address

United Nations University – Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) 6F, International Organizations Center Pacifico-Yokohama 1-1-1, Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku

Zipcode

220-8502

City / location

Yokohama

Country

Japan

Public telephone number

81 45 221 2345

Fax

81 45 221 2303

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