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The Anthony J. Brazel Research Award is a student paper competition for Geography PhD students in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP). The award, established in 2007, recognizes outstanding work on graduate research and honors Professor Brazel's career and leadership of ASU's Department of Geography and School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. The award will be presented at the school's annual awards event.
Submit paper and unofficial ASU transcript as a single PDF file to email@example.com no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8th. Please use the following naming convention for your application file: Award - last name, first name (ex. Brazel Research Award - Smith, John). When submitting, please copy and paste the name of your file into the subject line of your email.
Only complete applications submitted in accordance with the instructions will be considered by the awards committee. It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure their application is complete and formatted as required. And please remember - if the scholarship for which you’re applying requires a letter of support from a faculty member, please let them know as soon as possible to ensure they have time to complete it.
Two awards will be given in the amount of $1,000 each.
Jordan P. Smith, "Obesity in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area: An examination of conventional indicators through geographically weighted regression" (co-authors T. M. Oshan and A. S. Fotheringham)
Riley Andrade, "Seasonality and land cover characteristics drive phid dynamics in an arid city" (co-authors Heather L. Bateman and Yun Kang)
Yujia Zhang, "Optimizing green space locations to reduce daytime and nighttime urban heat island effects in Phoenix, Arizona" (co-authors Alan T. Murray and B.L. Turner II)
Taylor Oshan, “Geographically Weighted Regression and Multicollinearity: Dispelling the Myth” (co-author A. S. Fotheringham)
Chelsea Patchen, “Urban nature as spectacle in a desert city” (co-author Kevin McHugh)
Chuyuan (Carter) Wang, “Spatio-temporal Modeling of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area: Land Use Change Perspective” (co-author Soe Myint)
Kevin Kane, "A spatio-temporal view of historical growth in Phoenix, Arizona, USA"
Chao Fan, "A comparison of spatial autocorrelation indices and landscape metrics in measuring urban landscape fragmentation"
Laura Alvarez, "Erosion of sandbars by diurnal stage fluctuations in the Colorado River in Marble and Grand Canyons: Full-scale laboratory experiments"
Karina Benessaiah, "Carbon and livelihoods in post-Kyoto: Rationale for focusing on voluntary carbon markets"