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Persoonlijk profiel

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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Onderzoeksoutput 1984 2019

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 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademic

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. (redactie). blz. 483-492 10 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademicpeer review

Open Access
Bestand
redevelopment
resident
part-time worker
residential environment
de-industrialization

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., 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 21, 4282

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Open Access
Bestand
Loneliness
Activities of Daily Living
Public Facilities
Switzerland
Research

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

Dane, G., Borgers, A. & Feng, T., 2019, In : Sustainability. 11, 5698, 19 blz., 5698

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Open Access
Bestand
cultural event
experiment
methodology
experience
physical environmental conditions

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. (redactie). blz. 799-808 10 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademicpeer review

Open Access
Bestand
environmental statement
energy
outsourcing
experiment
citizen

Prijzen

Dutch Council of Shopping Centres, Knowledge & Innovation award 2015

Astrid Kemperman (Ontvanger) & Aloys Borgers (Ontvanger), 2015

Prijs: AndersOverigProfessioneel

Innovation
Supervision
Shopping behavior
Shopping centres

Dutch Council of Shopping Centres, Knowledge & Innovation award 2017

Astrid Kemperman (Ontvanger) & Aloys Borgers (Ontvanger), 2017

Prijs: AndersOverigProfessioneel

Shopping centres
Product availability
Supervision
Channel coordination
Innovation

Dutch Council of Shopping Centres, Knowledge & Innovation award 2019

Astrid Kemperman (Ontvanger) & Aloys Borgers (Ontvanger), 2019

Prijs: AndersOverigProfessioneel

Food and beverage
Shopping experience
Supervision
Shopping centres
Innovation

Honorable mention VOGON Research Award

Aloys Borgers (Ontvanger) & Astrid Kemperman (Ontvanger), 2018

Prijs: AndersWerk, activiteit of publicatie gerelateerde prijzen (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Wetenschappelijk

honors and awards

Outstanding Travel Behaviour and Society Paper Award

Pauline van den Berg (Ontvanger), Astrid Kemperman (Ontvanger), Boy de Kleijn (Ontvanger) & Aloys Borgers (Ontvanger), 2017

Prijs: AndersWerk, activiteit of publicatie gerelateerde prijzen (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Wetenschappelijk

Activiteiten 1994 2019

  • 16 Publicatie peer-review
  • 3 Redactioneel werk

Transportmetrica A: Transport Science (Tijdschrift)

Aloys W.J. Borgers (Lid redactieraad)
14 jun 2019

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkPublicatie peer-reviewWetenschappelijk

Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (Tijdschrift)

Aloys W.J. Borgers (Lid redactieraad)
27 mei 2019

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkPublicatie peer-reviewWetenschappelijk

Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (Tijdschrift)

Aloys W.J. Borgers (Lid redactieraad)
7 apr 2019

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkPublicatie peer-reviewWetenschappelijk

Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (Tijdschrift)

Aloys W.J. Borgers (Lid redactieraad)
6 mrt 2019

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkPublicatie peer-reviewWetenschappelijk

Journal of Advanced Transportation (Tijdschrift)

Aloys W.J. Borgers (Lid redactieraad)
1 mrt 2019

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkPublicatie peer-reviewWetenschappelijk

Cursussen

Project Smart Cities

1/09/13 → …

Cursus

Project USRE: Urban Systems B

1/09/14 → …

Cursus

Smart cities

1/09/15 → …

Cursus

Urban Planning

1/09/13 → …

Cursus

Urban planning II

1/09/15 → …

Cursus

Scriptie

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

Auteur: Hensbergen, M., 30 apr 2017

Begeleider: Borgers, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Ossokina, I. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Meijsing, D. (Externe persoon) (Externe coach)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand

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

Auteur: Damman, G., 31 dec 2011

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

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand

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

Auteur: Peters, M., 27 feb 2018

Begeleider: de Vries, B. (Afstudeerdocent 1), van der Waerden, P. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Borgers, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Groenen, L. (Externe persoon) (Externe coach)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand

Albatross: implementatie, interpretatie en visualisatie van proeftoepassingen

Auteur: van Soest, P., 31 aug 2006

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

Scriptie/masterproef: Master