Dr. Elisabete A. Silva
Dr. Silva's research interests are centred on the application of new technologies to spatial planning in particular city and metropolitan dynamic modelling through time. In particular using the following subject areas: Land Use, Transportation and Metropolitan Planning; Regional Planning, Integrated Planning; GIS and PSS, and AI Models (CA/ABM/GA)
Dr. Silva holds a Ph.D. in Regional Planning (University of Massachusetts, USA), a Master in Regional Planning (FCT, UNL), and a BA in Physical Geography and Planning (UNL).
She is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Charter Surveyors (FRICS) , a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) and is currently the Chair of AESOP "Best Paper Price Committee", nominates the best annual paper published amongst 48 international peer review journals and the Chair of the AESOP NTTG research working group .