Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 09:55:55 AM Fri, 31 Jan 2014 
 Praveen K. Maghelal
 Contact Information
Praveen K. Maghelal
Assistant Professor-Public Administration
 
Contact address   University of North Texas/ Department of Public Administration, 1155 Union Circle # 310617, Denton, AL 76203     Office LocationChilton Hall, Room No.: 204 
Email  praveen.maghelal@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-3786    Fax No: (940) 565-4466   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: *Instructor is no longer associated with the department. The course syllabus has been maintained in accordance with TEC 51.974 (H.B. 2504).   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Urban and Regional Sciences Texas A&M University, College Station, USA 2007
Master of Science Infrastructure Planning New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA 2002
Bachelor of Arts Architectire SRM Engineering College, Chennai India 2001
D.C.E. Civil Engineering Valliammai Polytechnic, Chennai, India 1996
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014EADP4060001Technology in Emergency Management Download Syllabus
Spring 2013EADP4060001Technology in Emergency Management Download Syllabus
Spring 2012EADP4060001Technology in Emergency Management Download Syllabus
Spring 2011EADP4060001Technology in Emergency Management Download Syllabus
Spring 2010PADM5500001Administrative Research Methods I96 
Spring 2010EADP4060001Technology in Emergency Management Download Syllabus
Fall 2011PADM6710002Seminar in Public Administration and Managem  
Fall 2011PADM5700002Seminar in Public Administration  
Fall 2011PADM5500001Administrative Research Methods I  
Fall 2010PADM6710003Seminar in Public Administration and Management12 
Fall 2010PADM5700003Seminar in Public Administration42 
Fall 2010PADM5500001Administrative Research Methods I84 
Fall 2009PADM5700792Seminar in Public Administration3 
Fall 2009PADM5700002Seminar in Public Administration33 
Fall 2009PADM5500001Administrative Research Methods I75 
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Community Health and Safety
 
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
 
Research Methods
 
Sustainable Transportation
 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2009-PresentAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Public Administration University of North Texas
2008-2009Assistant Professor & Graduate Program CoordinatorDepartment of Urban and Regional Planning Florida Atlantic University
2007-2008Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Urban and Regional Planning Florida Atlantic University
2005-2007Research AssistantEnvironmental Planning and Sustainable Research Unit Texas A&M University
2004-2005Teaching AssistantDepartment of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning Texas A&M University
2003-2004Research & Teaching AssistantSpatial Sciences Laboratory Texas A&M University
2002-2003Research AssistantTexas Transportation Institute Texas A&M University
2001-2002Research AssistantDepartment of Civil Engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2014-2015202010
2013-2014405010
2012-2013405010
2011-2012504010
2010-2011405010
2009-2010404020
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
1  2 3 4 5 6 
  YearPublication  Type
2011
Published
Investigating the Use of Virtual Reality for Pedestrian Environment. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, Vol. 28, No. 2, pg 104-117
 
Maghelal, P., Natesan P., Naderi, JR., & Kweon, BS.
Journal of Architectural and Planning Research.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2011
Published
Does distance matter? Investigating the influence of built-environment on walking to transit stations. Institute of Transportation Engineers Journal, Vol. 81, No. 2. Pg. 38-43
 
Maghelal, P
Institute of Transportation Engineering Journal
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2011
Published
Investigating the Relationships among Rising Fuel Prices, Increased Transit Ridership, and CO2 Emissions. Transportation Research D: Environment and Transportation, Vol. 16D, No. 3, Pg 232-235
 
Maghelal, P.
Transportation Research D: Environment and Transportation
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2011
Accepted/In-press
Walkability: An Evaluation of Existing Pedestrian Indices.
 
Maghelal, P., & Capp, C.
Journal of Urban and Regional Information System Association
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2011
Submitted
Sector Choices in Planning: A Diagnosis.
 
Maghelal, P. and Jang, HS.
Journal of American Planning Association
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2010-PresentTransportation Research CReviewer 
2010-PresentHealthy Cities 2011 ConferenceReviewer 
2010-PresentSubtropical Cities 2011 ConferenceReviewer & Chair 
2010-PresentTransportation Research Board ConferenceReviewer 
2010-PresentJournal of Physical Activity and HealthReviewer 
2009-PresentActive Living Research ConferenceReviewer 
2009-PresentUrban StudiesReviewer 
2010Public Administration and Information TechnologyBook Reviewer 
2008-2010Journal of Planning Education and ResearchAd-Hoc Reviewer 
2008-2009Journal of Applied GeographyAd-Hoc Reviewer 
2008-2009GeojournalAd-Hoc Reviewer 
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2011 2011 Li, X., Maghelal, P., Peacock, W. (October 2011). Decision Time: What drives ‘household decision’ to ‘actual evacuation’?. Annual Conference of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Planning, Salt Lake City, Utah.
2011 2011 Maghelal, P., Li, X., Peacock, W. (October 2011). Leaving Together or Separately? Reducing Impact on Transportation Infrastructure During Evacuation. Annual Conference of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Planning, Salt Lake City, Utah.
2011 2011 Maghelal, P. (July 2011). Dealing with Climate Change: Developing a Long Range Transportation Plan Evaluation Protocol. Third International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2012Assessing Blight in the City of DallasHabitat for Humanity for Dallas$25,520Co-PIActive
2009North Broward Transportation and Land Use StudyBroward County Metropolitan Planning Organization$125,000Co-PICompleted
2008Graduate Recruitment Grant and Fellowship ProgramFlorida Atlantic University, FL$6,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006Student Interdisciplinary Research Symposium, Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, Texas A&M UniversityOffice of Graduate Studies, College of Architecture, and Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning$15,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005Active Living Research Dissertation GrantRobert Wood Johnson Foundation$24,966Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2011Explaining the Distribution of Emission Related Health Problems in ChildrenORED$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2011Risk Communication in Hispanic Communities: An Investigation of Spanish Media in Sex Offender NotificationCSLM$2,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Teaching
Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ ARC 5328 - Advanced Architectural Design 1
 

Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ ARC 5352 - Comprehensive Design Project 6
 

Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ URP 4011 - Planning Methods
 

Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ URP 6200 - Planimetrics
 

Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ URP 6251 – Planning Urban Services
 

Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ URP 6310 – Seminar in Urban Planning
 

Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ URP 6711/4930 – Introduction to Transportation Planning
 

Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale Florida/ URP 6979 – Planning Project
 

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey
 
Teaching Assistant-Landscape Architecture

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
 
Invited Critique-Advanced GIS in Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning Site Planning

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
 
Teaching Assistant & Lab Instructor-Geographic Information Systems for Resource Management (Grad)

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
 
Manual Update-Reviewed and updated the Lab Manual for Introduction to GIS to ArcGIS 9, 9.1 Reviewed and updated the Lab Manual for Advanced Topics in GIS to ArcGIS 9.1

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
 
Substitute Instructor -Introduction to GIS in Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning Geographic Information System for Resource Management Advanced Topics in GIS

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
 
Guest Lecturer-Introduction to GIS in Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning GIS Application in Resource Management (Undergrad)

toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
 Global Planning Educators Interest GroupMember 
 International Physical Activity and the Environment NetworkMember 
 American Planning AssociationMember 
 Association of Collegiate Schools of PlanningMember 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2008Best Article of the Year AwardJournal of American Planning Association
2007Department Head Honor Roll AwardTexas A&M University
2005Active Living Research Dissertation GrantRobert Wood Johnson Foundation
2005Outstanding Achievement AwardTexas A&M University
2005Best Oral Presentation AwardStudent Research Week, Texas A&M University
2005LAUP Scholarship AwardTexas A&M University
2005Department Head Honor Roll AwardTexas A&M University
2005Best Research Poster AwardThe Pathway to Doctoral Research
1996Gold MedalistValliammai Polytechnic, India
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2008-Broward County Metropolitan OrganizationMemberCommunity Involvement Roundtable
2008-Florida American Planning Association Student Advisory Committee
2008-Department of Urban and Regional PlanningGraduate Coordinator 
2008-Visual Planning Technology LabFaculty Associate 
2008-College Graduate Committee, College of Architecture, Urban, and Public AffairsMember 
2008-Environmental Planning and Sustainable Research Unit, Hazard Reduction and Recovery CenterFaculty Associate 
2005-2007College of Architecture Executive Committee (EXCOM), College of ArchitectureGraduate Student Representative 
2005-2007URSC Advisory CommitteeGraduate Student Representative 
2005-2006Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning Lecture CommitteeURSSO Representative 
2005-2006Department (LAUP) Student Representatives CommitteeURSSO Representative 
2005-2006Urban & Regional Sciences Student OrganizationFounder and President 
2004-2006Association of Collegiate Schools of PlanningBoard Member 
2004-2006College of Architecture (CARC) Task ForceGraduate Student Representative 
2000-2001S.R.M. Architecture AssociationPresident 
2000-2001Vishwakarma Associates, Chennai, IndiaPrincipal/Associate Architect 
1999KSA Design Planning Services Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, IndiaIntern Architect 
© 2015 University of North Texas | P.O. Box 311277 Denton, Texas 76203-1277 | Phone: (940) 565-2000 | Site Feedback | Contact Web Team
Important Disclaimer: The responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained on these pages lies with the authors and user providing such information.