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Future Cities Programme: Prize Fellows 2015

In October 2015, eight PhD students were awarded Future Cities Prize Fellowships to present their ideas of what cities will be like at the first annual Future Cities conference in July 2016.

They each received £2000 to develop a short research paper and to summarise their ideas about how future cities may be designed, operated and lived within to meet social, economic and environmental aims.  They will also present a poster showcasing their ideas at the first annual Future Cities conference in Cambridge in June 2016.

The Future Cities programme is funded through a generous gift from Capital & Counties and is being hosted by the Department of Land Economy, in collaboration with the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and the Environment.

The fellows are:

  1. Brian Chiang
  2. Charles Barlow
  3. Fernando Bucheli
  4. Hannah Baker
  5. Kirsten Van Fossen
  6. Kristen MacAskill
  7. Mingfei Ma
  8. Simon Price

Their papers and posters will cover a broad range of different topics ranging from....


Profiles of the Prize Fellows

Hannah Baker
  • Graduate student in civil engineering,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Charlie Barlow
  • Graduate student,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Juan-Fernando Bucheli
  • Graduate student,
  • Centre for Development Studies, University of Cambridge
Brian Chiang
  • Graduate student,
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Mingfei Ma
  • Graduate student,
  • Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge
Dr Kristen MacAskill
  • Construction Engineering Masters Associate Course Director,
  • Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering & Technology,
  • Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Simon Price
  • PhD student in the Quaternary Palaeoenvironments Group,
  • Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Kirsten Van Fossen
  • PhD student in the Industrial Sustainability Group,
  • Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge