Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Siedentop

ILS Managing Director of Research and Professor of Urban Development at TU Dortmund University, Faculty of Spatial Planning

Studied Spatial Planning and received his doctorate at the University of Dortmund. Senior researcher at the Leibniz-Institute of Environmental and Regional Development, Dresden (IOER) and full Professor at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Stuttgart, Head of the Institute of Regional Development Planning.

Research interests:

  • Analysis of urban spatial structure and urban change at different spatial scales
  • Modeling of cost and benefit effects of urban and infrastructure development
  • Policies of urban growth management

Phone: + 49 (0) 231 9051-100
Fax: + 49 (0) 231 9051-155

Publications (Selection)

  • Taubenböck, Hannes; Wurm, Michael; Geiß, Christian; Dech, Stefan; Siedentop, Stefan (2018): Urbanization between compactness and dispersion. Designing a spatial model for measuring 2D binary settlement landscape configurations. In: International Journal of Digital Earth, published online. doi: 10.1080/17538947.2018.1474957
  • Taubenböck, Hannes; Standfuß, Ines; Wurm, Michael; Krehl, Angelika; Siedentop, Stefan (2017): Measuring Morphological Polycentricity – A Comparative Analysis of Urban Mass Concentrations Using Remote Sensing Data. In: Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Vol. 64, pp. 42–56. doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2017.01.005.
  • Siedentop, Stefan; Fina, Stefan; Krehl, Angelika (2016): Greenbelts in Germany’s regional plans – an effective growth management policy? In: Landscape and Urban Planning, Vol. 145, pp. 71−82. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.09.002.