PROJECTS
Current Projects 

 

  • The EMoGI Project: Emotional Mapping of Green Infrastructure in Disadvantaged Urban Places​ (2022 - 2023)

    • Sponsor - Rowan University Office of Research Development, Mahbubur Meenar (PI), Jennifer Kitson (Co-PI), Leslie Spencer (Co-PI), and Ashley York (Co-PI), $25,000 

  • Glassboro Food & Health Equity Project (2020 - 2022)

    • Sponsor - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/ New Jersey Health Initiatives, Mahbubur Meenar (PI), Leslie Spencer (Co-PI), Melanie Stewart (Co-PI), $50,000

  • Glassboro Food Hub - Technical Assistance Mini-Grant (2022)​

    • Sponsor - Illinois Public Health Institute, Mahbubur Meenar (PI), $7,500​

  • Glassboro-Camden Collaborative Learning on Food and Health Equity (2021 - 2022)​

    • Sponsor - Healthy Places by Design, Mahbubur Meenar (PI), $15,000 ​

  • Urban Heat Islands and Green Infrastructure Connection: Resident Perceptions Linking Climate Change (2020 - 2022)

    • Partner - Henry Rowan College of Engineering, Mahbubur Meenar (PI), Sarah Bauer (Co-PI), Md Shahinoor Rahman (Co-PI) 

  • What To Do About Community Food Insecurity? Is Online Grocery Delivery Model a Potential Solution in Camden, NJ? (2021 - 2022)

    • Partner - Invincible City, Mahbubur Meenar (PI)

  • The Urban Built Environment and Navigating Equity (2021 - 2023)

    • Sponsor - University of Otago, New Zealand, Ashraful Alam (PI), Douglas Hill (Co-PI), Mahbubur Meenar (Co-PI)​​, $5,000
       

Completed Projects  

 

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Research Areas 

 

  1. Community food [systems + environment + security]

  2. [Blue + green + grey] infrastructure

  3. Sustainable [development + design + policy]

  4. Digital [tools + technologies + societies]

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Equity + justice     |     Climate change     |     Health + well-being
Planning sub-fields: environmental planning, food systems planning, community planning, and spatial planning