Alan Murray

(480) 965-7533
COOR 5610

Additional Affiliation(s)

Industrial Engineering Graduate Faculty, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Senior Sustainability Scientist, School of Sustainability


1995 - Ph.D. (Geography) University of California, Santa Barbara
1992 - M.A. (Statistics and Applied Probability) University of California, Santa Barbara
1990 - B.S. (Mathematics) University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interests

Geographic information science; urban, regional and natural resource planning; applications of quantitative methods; location modeling; spatial decision support systems; land use decision making

Selected Publications

A.T. Murray, R. Wei and T.H. Grubesic 2014. “An approach for examining alternatives attributable to locational uncertainty.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 41, 93-109.

A.T. Murray and R. Wei. 2013. A computational approach for eliminating error in the solution of the location set covering problem. European Journal Operational Research 224:52-64.

A.T. Murray, P. Gober, L. Anselin, S.J. Rey, D. Sampson P.D. Padegimas and Y. Liu. 2012. “Spatial optimization models for water supply allocation.” Water Resources Management 26, 2243-2257.

A.T. Murray, T.H. Grubesic, R. Wei and E.A. Mack. 2011. “A hybrid geocoding methodology for spatio-temporal data.” Transactions in GIS 15:795-809.

J. Yao, A.T. Murray, V. Agadjanian and S. Hayford. 2011. Geographic influences on sexual and reproductive health service utilization in rural Mozambique. Applied Geography, 32:601-607.

A.T. Murray. 2010. Quantitative geography. Journal of Regional Science, 50:143-163.