Urban Studies and Planning
Dr. Rayman Mohamed has a varied research background. He has researched topics as varied as conservation subdivisions, brownfields redevelopment, behavioral psychology in planning, climate change in China, and transportation safety. His current research centers on intersections between urban planning, transportation, and health.
He served for many years as the track chair and co-track chair of the Land Use track at the annual conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. He was National Conference Chair for the conference between 2013 and 2017.
Dr. Mohamed is PI or co-PI on over 3.4M in grants, including a recently announced NSF training grant for 2.9M on which he is a co-PI.
Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications
- Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, Cornell
- M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida
- B. Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Guyana
Awards and Grants
2017, Michigan Health Endowment Fund, BusMe: An e-health Platform to Reduce Pediatric Health Disparities by Improving Public Transportation Access in Detroit, $100,000 (Joint PI).
2015, Wayne State University Pilot Grant, Transportation, Health, Environmental, and Economic Impacts of the M-1 Rail, $100,000 (PI).
2014, U-Haul International, Moving to Opportunity: U-Haul’s Local Economic Impact and Contributions to Residential Mobility, $105,000 (PI).
2012, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, An Analysis of the Demand for Shuttle Service from Metro Airport, $29,000 (co-PI).
Mohamed, R. (2013) Does the endowment effect influence outcomes in takings cases? An exploratory look at some important cases and suggestions for additional research, Journal of Planning Education and Research 33, (2), 194-203.
UP 6470, Environmental Planning
UP 6120, Planning Studies and Methods
UP 6320, Quantitative Techniques in Planning