Hiro Iseki is an affiliate with the NCSG and Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. His research focuses on balancing efficiency, effectiveness, and equity in public policy and planning with a special attention to transportation, environment, and land use. Hiro has been involved in a series of studies on built environment, transit facilities, and crime incidents in Los Angeles, and developed a new GIS analysis method to incorporate the presence of slopes and intersections in identifying the size of bikeshed, using energy consumption as travel impedance. He has developed a number of studies and reports on transit issues for the Transportation Research Board, MDOT and WMATA. Hiro holds a Master of Art and a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from UCLA, as well as the Master of Engineering degree from University of Tokyo.