Hossein Estiri
I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at UW's Institute of Translational Health Sciences. I received my Ph.D from the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Urban Design and Planning, at University of Washington. I also completed statistics track at the Center for Statistics ofr Social Sciences. My dissertation research was on energy consumption behaviors at the residential sector.

Research Interests
Urbanization and Climate Change: Residential energy consumption, Climate Change policy, Sustainable behaviors.
Social Demography: Housing Consumption Behaviors, Residential Mobility, Suburbanization, Housing Career, Residential Distribution Patterns, Climate impacts on mobility behaviors.
Quantitative methods: Covariance structure modeling, Geostatistical Analysis.

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Hossein Estiri

email: hestiri [at]
phone: (206) 245-6267
Mailing Address: 410 Gould Hall · Box 355740 · Seattle, WA 98195-5740

- Estiri, Hossein. 2014. “Building and Household X-Factors and Energy Consumption at the Residential Sector.” Energy Economics 43 (May): 178–184. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2014.02.013.


see my profile on Social Science Research Network for working papers

- Estiri, Hossein, Krause, Andy L., and Heris, Mehdi P. Lifecycle, Housing Consumption, and Spatial Distribution of Households Across Metropolitan Regions: Evidence From Five U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas. Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, 2014.

- Estiri, Hossein. "Tracking Urban Sprawl: Applying Moran's I Technique in Developing Sprawl Detection Models."dited by Rula Awwad-Rafferty and Lynne C. Manzo. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association. Seattle: The Environmental Design ;Research Association, 2012.

- Estiri, Hossein, Nancy Rottle, and Leslie Batten. "Stormwater Estimation for Management in Urban Watersheds: A Landuse-Based GIS Model." Proceedings of the American Water Resource Association Conference - GIS & Water Resources VII. New Orleans: American Water Resource Association, 2012.

- Estiri, Hossein. "An Agenda for the Future Urban-Climate Research." Edited by Anthony Abbate, Kasama Polakit and Rosemary Kennedy. Proceedings of the 3rd International Subtropical Cities Conference - Subtropical Cities 2011: Beyond Climate Change. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA: Florida Atlantic University, 2011. 198-206.


- Last updated on Aug. 2013 by Hossein Estiri.