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Selected Publications

The following is a list of selected publications from 2012 - 2019. The names of former or current doctoral students in City and Regional Planning are in bold.


Park, Y., Guldmann, J.-M. (2019). Creating 3D City Models with Building Footprints and LiDAR Point Cloud Classification: A Machine Learning Approach, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Vol. 75, 2019, pp. 76-89. 

Dai, Z., Guldmann, J.-M., Hu, Y. (2019). Thermal Impacts of Greenery, Water, and Impervious Structures in Beijing’s Olympic Area: A Spatial Regression Approach, Ecological Indicators, Vol. 97, 2019,  pp. 77-88.


Hanlon, B. and Airgood-Obrycki, W. (2018). Suburban revalorization: Residential infill and rehabilitation in Baltimore County’s older suburbsEnvironment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 50(4), pp. 895-921.

Tepe, E. and Guldmann, J.-M. (2018). Spatio-Temporal Multinomial Autologistic Modeling of Land-Use Change: A Parcel-Level Approach, Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, DOI: 10.11.77/2399808318786511.

Lee, D., Guldmann, J.-M., and von Rabenau, B. (2018). Interactions Between the Built and Socio-Economic Environment and Driver Demographics: Spatial Econometric Models of Car Crashes in the Columbus Metropolitan Area, International Journal of Urban Sciences, 22(1), pp. 17-37.

Chun, B., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2018). Impacts of Greening on the Urban Heat Island: Seasonal Variations and Mitigation Strategies, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 71, pp. 165-176.

Senyel, M.A., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2018). Joint Costs in Electricity and Natural Gas Distribution Infrastructures: The Role of Urban Factors, Urban Science, 2, pp. 35.

Wang, K. and Akar, A. (2018) The perceptions of bicycling intersection safety by four types of bicyclists, Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, 59(A), pp. 67-80.

Wang, K., Akar, G. and Chen, Y. (2018) Bike sharing differences among Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers: Lessons learnt from New York City’s bike share, Transportation Research Part A, 116, pp. 1-14.

Wang, K. and Akar, G. (2018) Street Intersection Characteristics and Their Impacts on Perceived Bicycling SafetyTransportation Research Record

Park, Y., Chen, N. and Akar, G. (2018) Who is Interested in Carpooling and Why: The Importance of Individual Characteristics, Role Preferences, and Carpool MarketsTransportation Research Record.


Sweeney, G. and Hanlon B. (2017). From old suburb to post-suburb: The politics of retrofit in the inner suburb of Upper Arlington, Ohio, Journal of Urban Affairs, 39(2), pp. 241-259.

Tepe, E. and Guldmann, J.-M. (2017). Spatial and Temporal Modeling of Parcel-Level Land Dynamics, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 64, pp. 204-214.

Chen, N., Wang, C. and Akar, G. (2017) Geographically Weighted Regression Approach to Investigate Spatial Variations in Activity Space, Transportation Research Record, No. 2671, pp. 40-50.

Chen, N. and Akar, G. (2017) How do Socio-Demographics and Built Environment affect Individual Accessibility based on Activity Space? Evidence from Greater Cleveland, Ohio, Journal of Transport and Land Use, 10(1), pp. 477–503.

Chen, Y. and Akar, G. (2017) Using trip chaining and joint travel as mediating variables to explore the relationships among travel behavior, socio-demographics and urban form, Journal of Transport and Land Use, 10(1), pp. 573–588.


Senyel, M.A., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2016). Geography and the Capital Costs of Urban Energy Infrastructure: The Case of Electricity and Natural Gas, METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, 33(1), pp.61-86.

Wang, C.-H., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2016). A Spatial Panel Approach to the Statistical Assessment of Seismic Impacts and Economic Damages: Case Study of Taichung, Taiwan, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 57, pp. 178-188.

Chen, N. and Akar, G. (2016). Effects of Neighborhood Types & Socio-Demographics on Activity Space, Journal of Transport Geography, 54, pp. 112-121.

Akar, G., Chen, N., and Gordon, S. (2016) Influence of Neighborhood Types on Trip Distances, Spatial Error Models for Central Ohio, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 10(3), pp. 284-293.

Conroy, M. M. and Jun, H.J. (2016) Planning process influences on sustainability in Ohio township plans. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 59(11), pp.2007-2023.

Kleit, R.G., Kang, S. and Scally, C.P. (2016) Why do housing mobility programs fail in moving households to better neighborhoods?. Housing Policy Debate, 26(1), pp.188-209.

Sweeney, G., Hand, M., Kaiser, M., Clark, J.K., Rogers, C. and Spees, C. (2016) The State of Food Mapping: Academic Literature Since 2008 and Review of Online GIS-based Food Mapping Resources. Journal of Planning Literature, 31(2), pp.123-219.


Namgung, M. and Akar, G. (2015). Influences of Neighborhood Characteristics and Personal Attitudes on Public Transit Use, Transportation Research Record, 2500, pp. 93-101

Wang, C., Akar, G. and Guldmann, J.-M. (2015) Do Your Neighbors Affect Your Bicycling Choice: A Spatial Probit Model for Bicycling to The Ohio State University, Journal of Transport Geography, 42, pp. 122-130

Wang, C., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2015). A Land-Use Allocation Optimization Model to Mitigate Potential Seismic Losses, Environment and Planning B, 42, pp. 730-753

Lu, J., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2015).  Employment Distribution and Land-Use Structure in the Columbus Metropolitan Area, Journal of Urban Planning and Development – ASCE, 141(4), pp. 1-12.

Zhang, S. and Guldmann, J.M., (2015). A Regression-Constrained Optimization Approach to Estimating Suppressed Information Using Time-Series Data: Application to County Business Patterns 1999-2006International Regional Science Review, 38(2), pp. 119-150.

Kim, Y., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2015). Land-Use Regression Panel Models of NO2 Concentrations in Seoul, Korea, Atmospheric Environment, 107, pp. 364-373.

Sweeney, G., Rogers, C., Hoy, C., Clark, J.K., Usher, K., Holley, K. and Spees, C. (2015) Alternative agrifood projects in communities of color: A civic engagement perspective. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 5(4), pp. 69-75.


Namgung, M., and Akar, G. (2014) The Role of Gender and Attitudes on Public Transportation Use, Transportation Research Record, 2415, pp. 136-144

Chun, B., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2014). The Urban Heat Island in High-Density Central Cities: A Multi-Scale Spatial Statistical Analysis, Landscape and Urban Planning, 125, pp. 76-88.

Kim, J.-P., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2014). Land-Use Planning and the Urban Heat Island, Environment and Planning B, 41, pp. 1077-1099.

Woo, M., and Guldmann, J.M. (2014). Urban Containment Policies and Urban Growth, International Journal of Urban Sciences, 18(3), pp. 309-326.

Ozuduru, B., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2014). Retail Location and Urban Resilience: Towards a New Framework of Retail Policy, S.A.P.I. E.N.S., 6(1), pp. 1-12.

Jun, H., and Conroy, M.M. (2014) Linking resilience and sustainability in Ohio township planning. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 57(6), pp. 904-919.


Akar, G., Fischer, N. and Namgung, M. (2013) Bicycling Choice and Gender, Case study: The Ohio State University, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 7(5), pp. 347-365.

H. Jun, and Conroy, M.M. (2013) Comprehensive planning and sustainability in Georgia's exurbs. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 15(3), pp. 329-351.


Akar, G., Flynn, C., and Namgung, M. (2012) Travel Choices and Links to Transportation Demand Management, Case Study at The Ohio State University, Transportation Research Record, 2319, pp. 77-85.

Chun, B., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2012). Spatial Analysis of the Urban Heat Island Using a 3-D City Model, Journal of the Korea Spatial Information System Society, 20(4), pp. 1-16.

Chun, B., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2012). Two- and Three-Dimensional Urban Core Determinants of the Urban Heat Island: A Statistical Approach, Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, B1(3), pp. 363-378.

Olwert, C.T., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2012). A Computable General Equilibrium Model of the City: Impacts of Technology, Zoning, and Trade, Environment and Planning A, 44(1), pp. 237-253.

Lu, J., and Guldmann, J.-M. (2012).  Landscape Ecology, Land-Use Structure, and Population Density: Case Study of the Columbus Metropolitan Area, Landscape and Urban Planning, 105, pp. 74-85.