Research Projects

Current Research Grants and Contracts

  • 2018-21 Comparative Regional Inequality Dynamics: Multiscalar and Multinational Perspectives. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Foundation ($327,513).
  • 2017-20 Neighborhoods in Space-Time Contexts. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Founation ($319,949).
  • 2017-18 New Methods for Spatial Analysis of Electoral Districts. Doctoral Disseration Research. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Foundation ($10,915).
  • 2014-18 New Approaches for Spatial Distribution Dynamics. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Foundation ($269,000).

Previous Research Grants and Contracts

  • 2012-13 Editorial Office. International Regional Science Review. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: SAGE Publications Incorporated. ($52,000).
  • 2011-12 Residential Segregation Measures and Their Spatial Properties. Doctoral Dissertation Research. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Foundation. ($11,073).
  • 2010-14 CyberGIS Software Integration for Sustained Geospatial Innovation. Co-Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Foundation ($4,400,000, ASU Share $1,275,000).
  • 2010-12 Flexibile geospatial visual analytics and simulation technologies to enhance criminal justice decision support systems. Co-Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Institute of Justice ($1,500,000).
  • 2009-10 Spatial analytical framework for examining sex offender residency issues over space and time. Co-Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Foundation ($235,000).
  • 2008-10 Spatial Linkages and Urban Economic Development. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce ($155,000).
  • 2008-11Editorial Office. International Regional Science Review. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: SAGE Publications Incorporated. ($124,000).
  • 2008-10 Comparative Space-Time Dynamics. Doctoral Dissertation Research. Principal Investigator. Sponser: National Science Foundation ($1,500).
  • 2007-09 Industrial Clusters and Trade. Sponsor: Department of Education (Subcontract) ($40,000).
  • 2006-07 Comparative Regional Income Dynamics: Clustering, Scale, and Geocomputation. Doctoral Dissertation Research. Principal Investigator. Sponser: National Science Foundation ($4,200).
  • 2006-07 Regional Socieconomic Modeling in Support of Economic Development Networks. Co-Principal Investigtor. Sponsor: Defense Logistics ($900,000).
  • 2005-06 Regional Socieconomic Modeling in Support of Economic Development Networks. Co-Principal Investigtor. Sponsor: Defense Logistics Agency ($1,200,000).
  • 2004-07 An Exploratory Space-Time Data Analysis Toolkit for Spatial Social Science Research. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: National Science Foundation. ($97,000)
  • 2004-06 Prostate Cancer ESDA and Spatial Statistics. Co-Principal Investigator. Sponsor: Association of Teachers of Preventative Medicine (ATPM)/Centers for Disease Control Cooperative Agreement Subawards Program ($758,000)
  • 2004-05 Regional Socieconomic Modeling in Support of Economic Development Networks. Co-Principal Investigtor. Sponsor: Defense Logistics Agency ($987,000).
  • 2004-07 Editorial Office. International Regional Science Review. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: SAGE Publications Incorporated. ($60,000)
  • 2002 Identification of Industrial Clusters in Imperial County. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: California Center for Border and Regional Economic Studies. ($8,000).
  • 2001 Evaluation of Cluster Identification Methods at the Sub-State Scale. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: California Employment Development Department. ($30,000).
  • 2001 Design of a Fiscal Impact Analysis Toolkit: FIAT. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: SDSU Defense Conversion Center. ($15,000).
  • 2000 Open Source Approaches To Spatial Analysis. Subcontract to Center for Spatially Integrated Social Sciences. ($5,000).
  • 2000 Analysis of the Visitor Industry Cluster in the San Diego Economy. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: San Diego Workforce Partnership. ($50,000).
  • 1999-03 Editorial Office. International Regional Science Review. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: SAGE Publications Incorporated. ($45,000)
  • 1999 Identifying Regional Industrial Clusters in the California Economy. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: California Employment Development Department. ($20,000).
  • 1998-99 Environmental Accounting for the San Diego-Tijuana Region. Co-Principal Investigator.
    Sponsor: Southwest Center on Environmental Research and Policy. ($49,000).
  • 1998 Analysis of the Technician Needs Assessment Survey. Principal Investigator.
    Sponsor: The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation ($4,000).
  • 1998 The East County Industry Connectory Project, Consultant.
    Sponsor: The East County Economic Development Corporation ($2,000).
  • 1997-98 The San Diego Economic Information and Modeling Project. Co-Principal Investigator. Sponsor: Office of Economic Adjustment, U.S. Department of Defense ($103,000).
  • 1997 The Impact of International Trade on Sub-State Economies. Principal Investigator. Sponsor: College of Arts and Letters Micro-Grants ($332).
  • 1997 Spatial Econometric Approaches to Simultaneous Equations Systems. Principal Investigator.
    Sponsor: Faculty Development Program, San Diego State University. Amount ($4,000).
  • 1996 The Impacts of the San Diego State University on the Regional Economy. Co-Principal Investigator. Sponsor: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, San Diego State University ($20,000).
  • 1995-96 The San Diego Economic Information and Modeling Project. Co-Principal Investigator.
    Sponsor: Office of Economic Adjustment, U.S. Department of Defense ($243,000).
  • 1995 A Review of the San Diego Demographic and Economic Forecasting Model. Consultant. Sponsor: The San Diego Association of Governments ($4,200).
  • 1994-95 The Economic Studies Project. Co-principal Investigator. Sponsor: Office of Economic Adjustment, U.S. Department of Defense ($241,592).
  • 1993 Integration of Multiregional Modeling and Geographic Information Systems. Principal Investigator.
    Sponsor: Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards, College of Arts and Letters, San Diego State University ($3,885).