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Jose Lobo

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Assoc Research Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Assoc Research Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Assoc Research Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Assoc Research Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Assoc Research Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5502
Biography

José Lobo is interested in determinants of metropolitan economic performance and location-specific economic growth; the application of machine learning, data mining and spatial statistics methods to the study of socioeconomic data; causes and consequences of urban size and scale; and how the characteristics of individuals, organizations, institutions and social networks interact to create "regions of innovation." Professor Lobo has acted as visiting researcher at the Santa Fe Institute and Italy's Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia. Currently, he is on the faculty steering committee for Arizona State University's Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity and associate research professor in the School of Sustainability at ASU. He joined ASU in 2005. 

Education
  • Ph.D. Regional Science, Cornell University 1996
  • M.S. Regional Science, Cornell University 1992
  • B.S. Physics, Cornell University 1984
Research Interests

Professor Lobo's research interests include metropolitan economic performance, No Poverty, innovation, socioeconomics, spatial analysis, data mining, machine learning, urban systems, social networks, regions of innovation, location-specific economic growth, and Sustainable Cities and Communities.

Research Activity
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 101Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 572Sust Energy II Transitions
SOS 790Reading and Conference
AML 792Research
SOS 792Research
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 101Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 532Sustainable Urban Dynamics
AML 792Research
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 101Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 790Reading and Conference
AML 792Research
SOS 792Research
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 101Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 532Sustainable Urban Dynamics
HSD 598Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 792Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 100Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 101Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 220Systems Thinking
SOS 790Reading and Conference
AML 792Research
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 100Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 101Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 532Sustainable Urban Dynamics
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 792Research
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 220Systems Thinking
AML 792Research
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 323Sustainable Urban Dynamics
SOS 593Applied Project
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 792Research
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 211Calculus and Probability
SOS 220Systems Thinking
AML 484Internship
AML 792Research
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 100Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
SOS 101Intro Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
AML 792Research