EMRE TEPE

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

emretepe@ufl.edu
(352) 294-1487
ARC 444

EDUCATION

The Ohio State University, Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, 2016
The Ohio State University, M.Sc. in City and Regional Planning, 2013
Istanbul Technical University, M.Sc. in Urban Planning, 2010
Istanbul Technical University, B.Sc. in Urban and Regional Planning, 2007

TEACHING

URP6231: Quantitative Data Analysis for Planners
URP6272: Urban Spatial Analysis

RESEARCH

Spatial Econometrics, Spatio-Temporal Urban Modeling, Spatial Analysis and Machine Learning

BIO

Emre Tepe, Ph.D. has joined the University of Florida School of Landscape Architecture and Planning for the Fall 2019 semester as an Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning. Dr. Tepe works on modeling spatio-temporal dynamics of land development. He also builds statistical software and applications for large-scale data processing. His primary academic interests include Spatial Econometrics, Urban Simulation, Spatial Statistics & Analysis, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Optimization, Urban Economics, and Software Development.

After graduated from Istanbul Technical University with a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning and a master’s degree in urban planning. He was awarded a Fulbright Doctoral Scholarship to study at the Ohio State University and he earned his PhD in City and Regional Planning from the Ohio State University. He was also received Patricia Burgess Award for the Best Dissertation upon completion of his doctoral study.

Prior to beginning his position at the University of Florida, he worked as Assistant Professor at Gebze Technical University for almost 2 years, and as Adjunct Faculty in Kadir Has and Cankaya Universities for about a year in Turkey. He has taught courses on statistics, quantitative methods, urban economy, housing and planning practices. Currently, he teaches Quantitative Data Analysis for Planners, Urban Spatial Analysis, Urban Economy and Urban Planning Project courses in the Urban and Regional Planning graduate programs at UF.

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