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  • John Lee

John Lee began his studies at Georgia Tech in 2013 as part of Georgia Tech’s first class in the Master of Geographic Information Science and Technology program. John's research interests include understanding the significance and interrelationship of the multiple criteria that influence current and future land use within urban spaces. He envisions the development of a framework of ‘Best Practices’ methodologies for planners to follow in modeling urban change that will facilitate more accurate predictions of its impact on traffic congestion, the environment, and quality of life for a municipality regardless of their stage of growth culminating in a self-learning, self-adjusting system.

Since 2007, John has been an instructor at Southern Polytechnic State University in the Department of Civil Engineering Technology. While there one of his recent research projects included a quantitative assessment of wall stress and deformation and the collection techniques used to measure the data. The goal of the project was to validate the use of a rapid housing reconstruction technique which proposed using concrete rubble to rebuild temporary housing within the earthquake affected regions of Haiti.

Prior to joining Georgia Tech and Southern Polytechnic State University, John spent 21 years in telecommunications research and development at BellSouth in Atlanta GA, at EIRCOM in Dublin, Ireland and at AAPT in Sydney, Australia. He has degrees in Computer Science (BS ’85), Economics and Finance (MBA ’98), Surveying and Mapping (BS ’13) and Geographic Information Science Technology (MS ’14. He is currently leading a special projects team that is developing the Storm Preparedness Guidelines for the City of Atlanta. 

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