Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Sustainable Cities at the Department of Environment and Geography.
Sohail Ahmad is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Sustainable Cities at the Department of Environment and Geography.
Ahmad’s works investigate low-carbon urban development and inclusive built environment, including housing, in Asian and African cities. The majority of his works focus on assessing greenhouse gas emissions and their determinants as well as understanding socio-spatial exclusions in urban areas. He extensively uses quantitative research approaches employing Stata and R on nationally representative large datasets and also used recently qualitative research approaches, including systematic research review. His works have been published in peer-reviewed journals like Cities, Urban Studies, and Habitat International.
He received a PhD in City Planning from the Seoul National University, an MEd in Academic Practice from the University of Glasgow, a Master of Planning (Urban Planning) from the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, and a BArch (Hons) from the Aligarh Muslim University. Ahmad was named a World Social Science Fellow (Sustainable Urbanization) in 2014 by the International Social Science Council and a Green Talent awardee in 2013 from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany.