-   of  
Results Per Page  
146 {"orderBy":"1 D"}
Highlighted Title Type Organisation Start Date
View detail
Highlighted achievement
Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE) Fellow Institute of Civil Engineers 24-NOV-2017
Description
Appointed fellow of the ICE on the strength of my professional experience in the field of urban infrastructure in developing countries.
End Date
 
View detail
Highlighted achievement
Subways in the sky: Why Latin America is seeing a cable-car boom Media Appearance The Economist 26-OCT-2017
Description
Interviewed and quoted in The Economist on my research on how cable-cars can support the livelihoods of low-income communities. https://www.economist.com/news/americas/21730743-they-appeal-both-politicians-and-commuters-why-latin-america-seeing-cable-car-boom
End Date
02-NOV-2017
View detail
Highlighted achievement
People Fixing the World: Urban cable-cars - Podcast & radio programme Media Appearance BBC 15-AUG-2017
Description
I was interviewed for and my research quoted in a 23-minute BBC World radio programme on the social and urban impact of a new aerial cable-car in Mexico City (Mexicable). This can be heard online or downloaded as a podcast from the 'World Hacks' website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05ccby5
End Date
15-AUG-2017
View detail
Highlighted achievement
Near Mexico City, Cable Car Lets Commuters Glide Over Traffic Media Appearance The New York Times 28-DEC-2016
Description
Interviewed for an article in the New York Times on the social and urban impact of cable cars in Latin America. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/28/world/americas/mexico-city-mexicable.html?_r=0
End Date
28-DEC-2016
View detail
Highlighted achievement
Dialogos Metropolitanos Media Appearance Telemedellin 12-OCT-2016
Description
One-hour TV panel discussion on the nature and implications of a low-carbon city in the metropolitan region of Medellin, Colombia. Apart from Prof. Davila, panelists included the Director of the Metropolitan Area, the Director of Planning of the Municipality of Medellin,a lawyer for the construction sector,and the Secretary of Environment of the Metropolitan Area. https://livestream.com/accounts/4608897/events/2230380/videos/138662401/player?autoPlay=false&height=360&mute=false&width=640
End Date
12-OCT-2016
View detail
Highlighted achievement
Co-lead, Policy Unit 7 Habitat III (Urban Economic Development) Contribution to Policy UN-HABITAT 01-DEC-2015
Description
In the run-up to Habitat III, led by the United Nations UN-Habitat, my DPU colleague Dr Le-Yin Zhang and I have been co-leads of Policy Unit 7 on Urban Economic Development, involving over a dozen experts from all over the world. The group will produce a report to be commented on by member states, before it is made publicly available and fed to the Habitat III process.
End Date
31-MAR-2016
View detail
Cities and the Anthropocene: a Mediterranean Perspective Public Engagement Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona 05-JUL-2019
Description
Roundtable on Cities and the Anthropocene: a Mediterranean Perspective. This event forms part of the Academy’s international engagement on issues around urban futures and is intended to also re-launch the urban programme of CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona)
End Date
05-JUL-2019
View detail
Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being Peer Review Role British Academy 01-JUL-2019
Description
Invited by the British Academy and the Royal Academy of Engineering as a member of the selection panel for a GCRF-funded call of research proposals on 'Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being': https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/programmes/urban-infrastructures-well-being
End Date
31-JUL-2019
View detail
Concept review for new aerial cable-car in Lima, Peru Industrial Advisory Role The World Bank, Washington DC, USA 20-MAY-2019
Description
I was invited by the World Bank to comment on the technical proposal for a new aerial cable-car in a low-income hilly area of Lima, Peru's capital. The Peruvian Government has requested a loan from the World Bank to build it and, given my research on the social and urban impact of cable-cars in Medellin (the first city to build one such line for commuter transit from and to a low-income area), Bank officials requested my comments on a Project Concept Note and associated technical documentation.
End Date
30-MAY-2019
View detail
Member, Scientific Committee Participant in Academic Collaboration, Network or Consortia Pan-American Conference of Transportation Engineering and Logistics, PANAM 01-MAY-2019
Description
PANAM es el foro más importante que congrega tomadores de decisión, consultores, académicos e investigadores en las áreas de transporte y logística en la región. El congreso se realiza cada dos años en forma ininterrumpida desde 1980 y asisten regularmente entre 300 y 500 profesionales de América Latina, Europa y América del Norte.
End Date
 
 -   of  
Results Per Page