Shaikh Mohamed


Faculty Profile

Department Chair


Urban Studies and Planning

Secondary Title

Graduate Director






 3213 FAB


Dr. Rayman Mohamed has a varied research background. He has researched topics as varied as conservation subdivisions, brownfields redevelopment, behavioral psychology in planning, climate change in China, and transportation safety. His current research centers on intersections between urban planning, transportation, and health.

He served for many years as the track chair and co-track chair of the Land Use track at the annual conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. He was National Conference Chair for the conference between 2013 and 2017.

Dr. Mohamed is PI or co-PI on over 3.4M in grants, including a recently announced NSF training grant for 2.9M on which he is a co-PI.

Selected Publications

Mohamed, R, (2017), Why might developers be reluctant to build conservation subdivisions? Insights from spatial regression analysis, Urban Affairs Review.

Mohamed, R. Boyle, R., and Tangari, J., (2016), Adaptive reuse: A review and analysis of its relationship to the 3 E’s of sustainability, Facilities, 35, (3/4), 138 - 154.

Mohamed, R., vom Hofe, R. and Mazumder, S., 2014, Jurisdictional spillover effects of sprawl on injuries and fatalities, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 72, (1), 9-16.

Mohamed, R. (2013) Does the endowment effect influence outcomes in takings cases? An exploratory look at some important cases and suggestions for additional research, Journal of Planning Education and Research 33, (2), 194-203.

Research Description

Brownfields redevelopment; environmental land use planning; land use development

Affiliated Departments