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School of Geog Sci & Urban Pln
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Mail Code: 5302

(215)895-0544

Bio

Professor,School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Affiliate, GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation

Web Site

http://cci.drexel.edu/faculty/amurray/

Education

Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., Statistics and Applied Probability, University of California, Santa Barbara
B.S., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Bio

Alan Murray is a professor in the School of Geographical Sciences, Arizona State University. He obtained a B.S. in mathematical sciences, an M.A. in statistics and applied probability and a Ph.D. in geography, all from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He teaches a range of courses in the GISciences, including GIS and Business Site Selection, Location Analysis and GIS. His research has focused on technical and application oriented topics. He is the author of two recent books, Critical Infrastructure: Reliability and Vulnerability (Berlin: Springer) and Business Site Section, Location Analysis and GIS (New York: Wiley), and over 160 research articles, book chapters and proceedings papers. (1/12)

Research Interests

Geographic information science; public policy; urban, regional, and natural resource planning and development; quantitative methods; infrastructure and transportation systems; spatial optimization; location modeling; databases, data structures, spatial representation, and techniques to support interactive planning and decision making.

Research Interests

Geographic information science; urban, regional, and natural resource planning and development; quantitative methods; infrastructure and transportation systems; spatial optimization; location modeling; databases, data structures, spatial representation, and techniques to support interactive planning and decision making.

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 591 Seminar
GPH 473 Geographic Info Science II
GPH 482 Location Analysis and Modeling
GPH 582 Location Analysis and Modeling
GPH 591 Seminar
PUP 482 Location Analysis and Modeling
PUP 582 Location Analysis and Modeling
PUP 591 Seminar
PUP 701 Urban Planning Colloquium

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 591 Seminar
GPH 481 Optimization Fundamentals
GPH 581 Optimization Fundamentals
GPH 591 Seminar
PUP 481 Optimization Fundamentals
PUP 581 Optimization Fundamentals
PUP 701 Urban Planning Colloquium

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 591 Seminar
GPH 494 Special Topics
GPH 598 Special Topics
GPH 792 Research
PUP 494 Special Topics
PUP 591 Seminar
PUP 598 Special Topics
PUP 701 Urban Planning Colloquium

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 494 Special Topics
GCU 591 Seminar
GCU 598 Special Topics
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 591 Seminar
PUP 591 Seminar
PUP 701 Urban Planning Colloquium

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 494 Special Topics
GCU 591 Seminar
GCU 598 Special Topics
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 473 Geographic Info Science II
GPH 591 Seminar
GPH 792 Research
PUP 494 Special Topics
PUP 591 Seminar
PUP 598 Special Topics

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 494 Special Topics
GCU 598 Special Topics
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 591 Seminar
PUP 591 Seminar

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 591 Seminar
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 473 Geographic Info Science II
GPH 494 Special Topics
GPH 591 Seminar
PUP 591 Seminar

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. A.T. Murray. Location-allocation modeling. Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by B. Warf. Sage (2010).

  2. A.T. Murray. Advances in location modeling: GIS linkages and contributions. Journal of Geographical Systems (2010).

  3. A.T. Murray. Quantitative geography. Journal of Regional Science (2010).

  4. A.T. Murray, D. Tong and K. Kim. Enhancing classic coverage location models. International Regional Science Review (2010).

  5. G. Lee and A.T. Murray. Maximal covering with network survivability requirements in wireless mesh networks. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems (2010).

  6. T.C. Matisziw, A.T. Murray and T.H. Grubesic. Strategic network restoration. Networks and Spatial Economics (2010).

  7. T.H. Grubesic and A.T. Murray. Methods to support policy evaluation of sex offender laws. Papers in Regional Science (2010).

  8. A.T. Murray. Location theory. International Encyclopedia Of Human Geography. Elsevier (2009).

  9. A.T. Murray and D. Tong. GIS and spatial analysis in the media. Applied Geography (2009).

  10. D. Tong and A.T. Murray. Maximizing coverage of spatial demand for service. Papers in Regional Science (2009).

  11. D. Tong, A.T. Murray and N. Xiao. Heuristics in spatial analysis: a genetic algorithm for coverage maximization. Annals of the Association of American Geographers (2009).

  12. M. Goycoolea, J.P. Vielma, A.T. Murray and A. Weintraub. Evaluating approaches for solving the area restriction model in harvest scheduling. Forest Science (2009).

  13. T.C. Matisziw and A.T. Murray. Area coverage maximization in service facility siting. Journal of Geographical Systems (2009).

  14. T.C. Matisziw and A.T. Murray. Connectivity change in habitat networks.. Landscape Ecology (2009).

  15. T.C. Matisziw and A.T. Murray. Modeling s-t path availability to support disaster vulnerability assessment of network infrastructure. Computers and Operations Research (2009).

  16. T.C. Matisziw and A.T. Murray. Siting a facility in continuous space to maximize coverage of continuously distributed demand. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (2009).

  17. T.C. Matisziw, A.T. Murray and J.P. Osleeb. The Contributions of Charles S. ReVelle. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (2009).

  18. T.C. Matisziw, A.T. Murray and T.H. Grubesic. Exploring the vulnerability of network infrastructure to disruption. Annals of Regional Science (2009).

  19. R.L. Church and A.T. Murray. Business Site Section, Location Analysis and GIS. John Wiley and Sons (2009).

  20. A.T. Murray. A note on ‘A review of the status and use of validation procedures for heuristics used in forest planning’. International Journal of Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural-Resource Science (2008).

  21. A.T. Murray and H. Kim. Efficient identification of geographic restrictions in location modeling using GIS. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences (2008).

  22. A.T. Murray, M.E. O’Kelly and R.L. Church. Regional service coverage modeling. Computers and Operations Research (2008).

  23. A.T. Murray, T.C. Matisziw and T.H. Grubesic. Multimethodological approaches to network vulnerability analysis. Growth and Change (2008).

  24. B. Farhan and A.T. Murray. Siting park-and-ride facilities using a multi-objective spatial optimization model. Computers and Operations Research (2008).

  25. D.E. Snediker, A.T. Murray and T.C. Matisziw. Decision support for network disruption mitigation. Decision Support Systems (2008).

  26. J.A. Downs, R.J. Gates and A.T. Murray. Estimating carrying capacity for sandhill cranes using habitat suitability and spatial optimization models. Ecological Modelling (2008).

  27. K. Kim and A.T. Murray. Enhancing spatial representation in primary and secondary coverage location modeling. Journal of Regional Science (2008).

  28. K. Kim, A.T. Murray and N. Xiao. A multi-objective evolutionary algorithm for surveillance sensor placement. Environment and Planning B (2008).

  29. T.H. Grubesic, A.T. Murray and E.A. Mack. Sex offenders, housing and spatial restriction zones. GeoJournal (2008).

  30. T.H. Grubesic, T.C. Matisziw, A.T. Murray, and D. Snediker. Comparative approaches for assessing network vulnerability. International Regional Science Review (2008).

  31. X. Wu and A.T. Murray. A new approach to quantifying spatial contiguity using graph theory and spatial interaction. International Journal of Geographical Information Science (2008).

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Presentations

  1. A.T. Murray Network infrastructure vulnerability mitigation. INFORMS. (Nov 2010).
  2. Y. Liu and A.T. Murray Local measures for assessing movement patterns. 57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2010).
  3. P.D. Padegimas and A.T. Murray Cooperative water management using spatial optimization. 57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2010).
  4. R. Wei and A.T. Murray Intelligent identification of dispersion constraints in spatial optimization problems. 57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2010).
  5. J. Yao and A.T. Murray Siting a single facility to best serve an area. 57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2010).
  6. T.H. Grubesic, T.C. Matisziw and A.T. Murray Optimizing essential air service (EAS) airport locations. 57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2010).
  7. A.T. Murray Vulnerability reduction through strategic protection. 57th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2010).
  8. A.T. Murray Sex offender residency change behavior. Department of Geography, University of Texas. (Nov 2010).
  9. A.T. Murray Network infrastructure fortification. Decision Systems Seminar Series, ASU. (Oct 2010).
  10. A.T. Murray Enhancing location optimization modeling capabilities through the use of GIS. 24th European Conference on Operational Research. (Jul 2010).
  11. A.T. Murray, D. Tong and T.H. Grubesic Spatial optimization: expanding emergency services to address regional growth and development. International Geographical Union Applied Geography Commission (CO8.01). (Jul 2010).
  12. Y. Liu, A.T. Murray, S. Rey and L. Anselin Exploring movement patterns. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Apr 2010).
  13. J. Yao, A.T. Murray, S. Hayford, V. Agadjanian and B. Cau Regional Variability of Women's HIV/AIDS Risks: A Case Study of Gaza, Mozambique. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Apr 2010).
  14. P. Padegimas, A.T. Murray, S. Rey, L. Anselin and P. Gober Modeling to support multi-district water management. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Apr 2010).
  15. R. Wei, A.T. Murray, S.J. Rey, T.H. Grubesic and E. Mack ESDA for identifying patterns in sex offender residential change. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Apr 2010).
  16. T.H. Grubesic, T. Matisziw and A.T. Murray The impact of urban morphology on sex offender residence restrictions. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Apr 2010).
  17. A.T. Murray, Y. Liu, J. Koschinsky and L.A. Brown Spatial contagion effects in socio-economic collapse: foreclosure in Columbus Ohio 2003-2007. 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Apr 2010).
  18. A.T. Murray Exploratory spatial data analysis of housing movement patterns. Center for Population Dynamics, ASU. (Apr 2010).
  19. A.T. Murray, Y. Liu, S.J. Rey and L. Anselin Exploring movement object patterns. Western Regional Science Association 49th Annual Meeting. (Feb 2010).
  20. P.A. Rogerson Optimal geographic scales for location spatial statistics. 56th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2009).
  21. A.T. Murray Geographic information systems (GIS) relevance in optimization. Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University. (Nov 2009).
  22. A.T. Murray Evolving spatial detail and complexity in vulnerability assessment modeling. 56th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2009).
  23. A.T. Murray, P.D. Padegimas, L. Anselin, S. Rey and P. Gober A spatial optimization model for water supply allocation. 56th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2009).
  24. T.H. Grubesic, T. Matisziw and A.T. Murray Sex offender residence restrictions and urban morphology: a modeling framework and comparative analysis. 56th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2009).
  25. L. Brown, A. Murray, J. Koschinsky and Y. Liu Spatial contagion effects in socio-economic collapse: foreclosure in Columbus Ohio 2003-2007. 56th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International. (Nov 2009).
  26. T.H. Grubesic and A.T. Murray Spatial uncertainty and location modeling: implications for sex offender mitigation strategies. INFORMS. (Oct 2009).
  27. A.T. Murray Quantitative geography. Symposium of the 50th Anniversary of the Journal of Regional Science. (Apr 2009).
  28. A.T. Murray GIS contributions in advancing location science. Location and Network Design (LAND) Workshop. (Mar 2009).
  29. A.T. Murray and Y. Liu Exploratory spatial data analysis of origin-destination patterns. 2009 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Mar 2009).
  30. P.D. Padegimas and A.T. Murray Location modeling software. 2009 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. (Mar 2009).
  31. J. Corcoran, A.T. Murray and R.J. Stimson Spatially disaggregating employment growth estimates. Western Regional Science Association 48th Annual Meeting. (Feb 2009).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Murray,Alan Todd * . Collaborative Research: Spatial Cluster Detection Based on Contiguity. NSF-SES (4/1/2012 - 9/30/2014).
  2. White,Dave Douglas * , Anselin,Luc E , Balling,Robert C , Basile,George Matthew , Basile,George Matthew , Brazel,Anthony J , Eakin,Hallie C , Ellis,Andrew Walton , Elser,Monica Mueller , Elser,Monica Mueller , Gammage,Grady , Gober,Patricia , Gober,Patricia , Guhathakurta,Subhrajit , Guhathakurta,Subhrajit , Kenrick,Douglas T , Kirkwood,Craig William , Lant,Timothy W , Larson,Kelli Leigh , Larson,Kelli Leigh , Ledlow,Susan Elizabeth , Murray,Alan Todd , Nelson,Margaret C , Neuberg,Steven Laurence , Redman,Charles L , Redman,Charles L , Smith,Vincent Kerry , Turner II,Billie Lee , Wentz,Elizabeth Ann , Westerhoff,Paul , Wiek,Arnim , Wutich,Amber Yoder , York,Abigail , . Decision Center for a Desert City II - Urban Climate Adaptation. NSF-SES (9/15/2010 - 8/31/2016).
  3. Murray,Alan Todd * , Anselin,Luc E , Griffin,Marie Louise , Rey,Sergio J , . Collaborative Research: Spatial Analytical Framework for Examining Sex Offender Residency Issues Over Space and Time. NSF-SES (9/1/2009 - 8/31/2011).
  4. Murray,Alan Todd * . Collaborative Research: Mitigating Disaster and Terrorism Impacts to Critical Infrastructure. UNIV OF MISSOURI COLUMBIA (9/1/2008 - 2/28/2010).
  5. Murray,Alan Todd * . Improving Survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Regional Geospatial Analysis. OHIO STATE UNIV RES FDN (7/1/2008 - 6/30/2012).

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Service

  1. GIS and Spatial Analysis faculty search, chair (2010 - present)
  2. INFORMS - Energy and Natural Resources and the Environment Section Student Paper Competition, Committee member (2010 - present)
  3. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Guest Editor (2010 - present)
  4. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Editorial board (2010 - present)
  5. NRC - Workshop on New Research Directions for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Participant (2010 - present)
  6. North American Regional Science Council, Councilor-at-Large (2009 - present)
  7. School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning ad hoc Bylaws Committee, committee member (2009 - present)
  8. National Science Foundation, Advisory Panel Member (2009 - present)
  9. Colloquia Committee, Chair (2009 - present)
  10. Colloquia Committee, Chair (2009 - present)
  11. GeoDA Center, oversight committee member (2009 - present)
  12. GeoDA Center, oversight committee member (2009 - present)
  13. Graduate Studies Committee, committee member (2009 - present)
  14. Graduate Studies Committee, committee member (2009 - present)
  15. International Regional Science Review, Editor (2009 - present)
  16. International Regional Science Review, Editor (2009 - present)
  17. Colloquia Committee (Geographical Sciences), chair (2008 - present)
  18. GeoDA Center, oversight committee member (2008 - present)
  19. ISOLDE, conference co-organizer (2007 - present)
  20. western regional science association, board member (2005 - present)
  21. western regional science association, board member (2005 - present)
  22. western regional science association, board member (2005 - present)
  23. North American Regional Science Council, Councilor-at-Large (2009 - 2011)
  24. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Guest Editor (2009)
  25. geographical analysis, editor (2002 - 2008)

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