The UTM Mobility Network (UTM MN) congratulates and is pleased to provide support to Fall 2022 Graduate Research Award recipients Kerstyn Lutz, Gonen Steinberg, and Devin Y. Wu.
Read about these award-winning students and their research projects below.
Active School Travel Interventions & Children’s Mobility
Kerstyn Lutz's research project for the Mobility Network focuses on active school travel in Mississauga.
Lutz is a PhD candidate supervised by Professor Matthew Adams in the Department of Geography, Geomatics and Environment at UTM.
Lutz's research interests are children’s air pollution exposure at school and during school travel and how active school travel interventions can increase children’s mobility and reduce school air pollution.
How Urban Power Relations Shape, and are Shaped by Robotic and Autonomous Systems in Transportation & Delivery Logistics
Gonen Steinberg's research project for the Mobility Network focuses on how urban power relations shape, and are shaped by, robotic and autonomous systems in transportation and delivery logistics.
Steinberg is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Information, supervised by Professor Beth Coleman in the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology at UTM.
Steinberg's research employs critical theory to explore the intersection between digital media and urban space and life.
Devin Y. Wu
Exposures to Severe Noise Pollution & its Effects on Human Mobility
Devin (Yongzhao) Wu's research project for the Mobility Network focuses on exposure to severe noise pollution.
Wu is an MSc student supervised by Professor Jue Wang in the Department of Geography, Geomatics and Environment at UTM.
Wu's research interests are GIS, Environmental Health and Human Mobility.
About UTM MN Graduate Student Research Awards
The students featured above received the second round of UTM MN Graduate Student Research Awards.