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atmurray@asu.edu

Professor
School of Geog Sci & Urban Pln
Faculty
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

Fall 2010

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

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 799 Dissertation

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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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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