B.Eng., Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan
Master of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Prior to joining KTH's Department of Urban Planning and Environment in 2010, Takeshi was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geoinformation and Cartography at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria (2003-2010) where he received his Habilitation in Geoinformation.
Takeshi has served as a committee member for a number of conferences on Geographic Information Science including the International Conferences on Geographic Information Science 2006, 2008, and 2010 and the AGILE International Conferences on Geographic Information Science 2007 - 2011.
• Combinatorial optimization in geography
• Spatial allocation and redistricting
• Spatial decision support
• Route planning and improvisation
• Computer-aided spatial planning and design
• Indecisiveness in spatial decision making
• AG1323 GIS for Build Environment
• AG2411 GIS Architecture and Algorithms
• AG2412 Geovisualization
• AG2422 Spatial Planning with GIS
• Shirabe, T., 2012, Prescriptive Modeling with Map Algebra for Multi-Zone Allocation with Size Constraint, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 36(5), pp. 456-469.
• Shirabe, T., 2011, A Heuristic for the Maximum Value Region Problem in Raster Space, International Journal of Geographic Information Science 25(7), pp. 1097-1116.
• Shirabe, T., 2009, Districting Modeling with Exact Contiguity Constraints, Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 36(6), pp. 1053-1066.
• Shirabe, T., 2008, Minimum Work Paths in Elevated Networks, Networks 52(2), pp. 88-97.
• Benkert, M., Wolff, A., Widmann, F., and Shirabe, T., 2006, The Minimum Manhattan Network Problem: Approximations and Exact Solution, Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications 35(3), pp. 188-208.
• Shirabe, T., 2005, A Model of Contiguity for Spatial Unit Allocation, Geographical Analysis 37(1), pp. 2-16.
• Shirabe, T., 2005, Classification of Spatial Properties for Spatial Allocation Modeling, GeoInformatica 9(3), pp. 269-287.
• Caro, F., Shirabe, T., Guignard, M., and Weintraub, A., 2004, School Redistricting: Embedding GIS Tools with Integer Programming. Journal of the Operational Research Society 55(8), pp. 836-849.