2016 Planning Seminar Series: Subhro Guhathakurta

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    • Thursday October 6, 2016
      11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Arch East 217
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Jessie Brandon jessie@design.gatech.edu

Summary Sentence: The Impact of Urban Form on Energy Use and GHG Emissions: Lessons from Phoenix and Atlanta Metros

Full Summary: Subhro Guhathakurta, director of the Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems, will discuss his research. 

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Subhrajit Guhathakurta joined Georgia Tech in 2011 as the Director of the Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) and Professor in the School of City and Regional Planning. He was previously Associate Director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University (ASU) and among the founding faculty members of ASU's School of Sustainability. Professor Guhathakurta was instrumental in developing the Urban Modeling and Simulation Lab in ASU's College of Design. He continues to serve as the lead member of several research centers at ASU including the GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation, Decision Center for a Desert City, and the project on Sustainable Urban Systems, Technologies, and Infrastructure (SUSTaIn). He recently took over the Co-Editorship of the Journal of Planning Education and Research, which is the flagship journal for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP). He has held visiting appointments at the Center for Urban Spatial Analysis at University College London, the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, and at the Center for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. More recently, he held the German National Science Foundation (DFG) Mercator Guestprofessorship at Technische Universitat Kaiserslautern, Germany.

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School of City & Regional Planning, College of Design, CSPAV - Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization

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Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Graduate students
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