• 1812 Citations
1984 …2019

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Research profile

Aloys Borgers is an Associate Professor of urban planning. He is interested in how people behave in urban environments. His main research theme is modeling individuals’ preferences and behavior in urban contexts in order to predict or simulate how people react to changes in the urban environment or how they respond to new societal and technological trends (such as ICT, smart cities). He is mainly interested in how these trends and developments influence residential preferences, shopping behavior (especially in downtown shopping areas), and pedestrian behavior. Aloys is involved in various courses and projects related to these fields.

Academic background

Aloys Borgers obtained his MSc in Urban Planning from TU/e. He acted as the daily supervisor of PhD students and as a member of Doctorate Committees. Aloys is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services and the International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research. He also acted as an ‘ad hoc’ reviewer for many academic journals if the field of consumer behavior, retailing, tourism, land use modeling, transportation, real estate, and housing.

Aloys has been one of the main drivers in redeveloping the education programs for the Urban Systems and Real Estate unit of the Department of Built Environment, both for Bachelor College and the Graduate School. In 2017, he won the award for the best bachelor tutor of the department.  

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Research Output

Employees’ and students’ preferences towards a supportive car system and its contribution to commuting mode choice

van der Waerden, P., Folmer, R. & Borgers, A., 2019, Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Recent Advances in Retailing and Services Science. Technische Universiteit Eindhoven / EIRASS, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Lifestyles, new uses, and the redevelopment of industrial heritage sites: a case study of Strijp-S, Eindhoven

Dane, G., Borgers, A. & Tilma, F., 2019, 24th International Conference on Urban Planning and Regional Development in the Information Society GeoMultimedia 2019. Schrenk, M., Popovich, V. V., Zeile, P., Elisei, P., Beyer, C. & Ryser, J. (eds.). p. 483-492 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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  • Loneliness and life satisfaction explained by public-space use and mobility patterns

    Bergefurt, L., Kemperman, A., van den Berg, P., Borgers, A., van der Waerden, P., Oosterhuis, G. & Hommel, M., 1 Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 21, 4282.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    16 Downloads (Pure)

    Subjective immediate experiences during large-scale cultural events in cities: a geotagging experiment

    Dane, G., Borgers, A. & Feng, T., 1 Oct 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 20, 19 p., 5698.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
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  • 10 Downloads (Pure)

    The willingness of Dutch citizens to participate in a prosumer community: a stated choice experiment

    Dane, G., Borgers, A., de Vet, L. & Mazairac, W., 2019, 24th International Conference on Urban Planning and Regional Development in the Information Society GeoMultimedia 2019. Schrenk, M., Popovich, V. V., Zeile, P., Elisei, P., Beyer, C. & Ryser, J. (eds.). p. 799-808 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
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  • Prizes

  • Honorable mention VOGON Research Award

    Aloys Borgers (Recipient) & Astrid D.A.M. Kemperman (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

  • Outstanding Travel Behaviour and Society Paper Award

    P.E.W. van den Berg (Recipient), Astrid Kemperman (Recipient), Boy de Kleijn (Recipient) & A.W.J. Borgers (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

    Activities

    • 16 Publication peer-review
    • 3 Editorial activity

    Transportmetrica A: Transport Science (Journal)

    Aloys W.J. Borgers (Editorial board member)
    14 Jun 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

    Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (Journal)

    Aloys W.J. Borgers (Editorial board member)
    27 May 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

    Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (Journal)

    Aloys W.J. Borgers (Editorial board member)
    7 Apr 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

    Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (Journal)

    Aloys W.J. Borgers (Editorial board member)
    6 Mar 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

    Journal of Advanced Transportation (Journal)

    Aloys W.J. Borgers (Editorial board member)
    1 Mar 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

    Courses

    History of housing and cities

    1/09/15 → …

    Course

    Project Smart Cities

    1/09/13 → …

    Course

    Project USRE: Urban Systems B

    1/09/14 → …

    Course

    Smart cities

    1/09/15 → …

    Course

    Urban Planning

    1/09/13 → …

    Course

    Student theses

    Adding bricks to clicks: the main attributes of click-and-mortar shops influencing the shopping experience

    Author: Hensbergen, M., 30 Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1), Ossokina, I. (Supervisor 2) & Meijsing, D. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master

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    A fuzzy multi-criteria decision support system for upscale business hotel location selection in Western Europe

    Author: Damman, G., 31 Dec 2011

    Supervisor: Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1), Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2), van de Ven, L. (Supervisor 2) & Smeets, J. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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    A GIS-based tool to support housing associations in the transition towards a district-heating network

    Author: Peters, M., 27 Feb 2018

    Supervisor: de Vries, B. (Supervisor 1), van der Waerden, P. (Supervisor 1), Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1) & Groenen, L. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Albatross: implementatie, interpretatie en visualisatie van proeftoepassingen

    Author: van Soest, P., 31 Aug 2006

    Supervisor: Timmermans, H. (Supervisor 1), Arentze, T. (Supervisor 2) & Borgers, A. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master