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Andrea De Montis

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  • University of Sassari
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Research interests

Urban and regional planningSEALandscape analysis and planning

About

Andrea De Montis (born in Cagliari, 1967) Civil engineer (laurea degree cum laude in 1992 at the University of Cagliari, Italy), is an associate professor since 2010 at Dipartimento di Agraria, Section Ingegneria del Territorio, University of Sassari for the scientific sector AGR/10 Rural building and Agro-forestry Territory. He holds the following degrees: an annual degree in Urban planning: environment and landscape (1994, Department of Land and Engineering, University of Cagliari), a Master of Science Degree in Economic Policy and Planning (1996, College of Arts and Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, USA), a doctoral degree (equivalent to Ph.D. degree) in Urban planning (2001, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Rome “La Sapienza”), an annual degree in Building Technologies (2002, Department of Architecture, University of Cagliari). He has won the following grants and fellowships: 1994, 18 months grant, University of Cagliari; 1995, Northeastern University Teaching Assistanship (NUTA), Northeastern University; 1997, 3 year grant, Ministry of the University and Research (Miur); 2000 1 year grant, Autonomous Region of Sardinia. He has been awarded the M.A. Horowitz Award for Excellence in Economics for his academic achievements. He has developed research at the University of Cagliari, Sassari, Rome, Molise, Basilicata, Institute for Scientific Interchange, Torino, Italy, Northeastern University, USA, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has taken part, often as the scientific head, to a variety of research project at the local, national and international level. He is interested on these major fields for the scientific sector AGR/10 Rural building and Agro-forestry Territory: agricultural and rural buildings, analysis and planning of landscape and agro-forestry systems, recovery of ancient rural buildings, the integration between energy and land use planning. He integrates also with research work pertaining to urban planning related sectors: evaluation and planning, environmental and urban planning, regional planning, recovery planning, regional development and decision and planning support systems, and environmental modeling for planning. His research expertise is documented by the participation to 32 research projects, comprehending 3 Prin Miur for the sector AGR/10 as participant of the coordinating research unit, and 4 research projects – 2 on European structural funds – as scientific head, by the participation to 42 conference often as an invited speaker, and to 18 scientific activities, comprehending the collaboration as a referee with 9 journals (among the others, Environment and Planning C - Governance and Policy, Spatial Economic Analysis, Int. J. of Environmental Technology and Management, Int. J. of Services Technology and Management, International J. of Transport and Land Use, Environmental Modelling & Software, CIGR e-journal e Int. J. of Spatial Data Infrastructure Research). He teaches courses for the sector AGR/10 and the sector ICAR/20 (Urban planning techniques) in urban and environmental planning in a variety of academic programmes (both undergraduates and graduates) at the University of Sassari, Cagliari, Milano-Bicocca, and Basilicata, Italy. He is member of the committee of the Doctoral programme in Landscape analysis and valorization, at the University of Molise, Italy, and has taken part informally to the activities of the doctoral programs in Agricultural Buildings and Territory, University of Sassari, and in Territorial Engineering, University of Cagliari. He has so far held 25 academic courses and supervised 20 degree final thesis. He has written more than 100 papers, comprehending 21 papers as single author, 31 journal articles (19 refereed), 30 book chapters and 46 contributions in proceeding of conferences. He has written three monographs and edited six special issues of refereed journals: Int. J. of Environmental Technology and Management about Decision and Planning Support Systems for Environmental Management; Int. J. of Services Technology and Management about Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism; Int. J. of Susteinable Development on Innovation and Creativity in Urban Management; J. of Transport Geography on Accessibilty and Socio-Econoic Activities: Methodological and Empirical Aspects; Cities on Analysis and Planning of Urban Settlements: the role of Accessibility; CEUS on Accessibility modelling (in preparation).

Co-authors (36)

  • Giuseppe Modica

Publications (5)

  • A method for analysing and planning rural built-up landscapes: The case of Sardinia, Italy

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  • Landscape fragmentation in Mediterranean Europe: A comparative approach

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  • Impacts of the European Landscape Convention on national planning systems: A comparative investigation of six case studies

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  • Spatial organisation and accessibility: a study of U.S. counties

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  • Special issue on Accessibility Modeling

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Professional experience

Universita degli Studi di Sassari

Education

Dipartimento di Architettura

Università degli Studi Di Cagliari

November 2001 - October 2002(a year)

Dipartimento di Architettura e Urbanistica (DAU)

Università degli studi di roma "La Sapienza"

November 1997 - March 2001(3 years)

Department of Economics

Northeastern University

January 1995 - June 1996(a year)

Dipartimento di Ingegneria del Territorio

Università degli Studi Di Cagliari

November 1993 - October 1994(a year)

Istituto di Architettura

Università degli Studi Di Cagliari

November 1986 - June 1992(6 years)