News & Events

Learn about the work done by faculty and students in the School of City and Regional Planning. Take a look at the recent happenings and consider joining us for the forthcoming events!

Nisha Botchwey

Nisha Botchwey Named Associate Dean, Professional Education

Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) has named Nisha Botchwey, associate professor of city and regional planning in the College of Design and an adjunct professor in Emory University’s School of Public Health, its new associate dean of academic programs. Botchwey was selected following a national search and begins her new role on March 9.

She will maintain a joint appointment with the School of City and Regional Planning and will continue her research and teaching, advise students, and remain involved in the intellectual life of the College of Design.

Illustration from the front cover of Urban Systems Design.

Associate Professor Perry Pei-Ju Yang Releases New Book

Urban Systems Design: Creating Sustainable Smart Cities in the IoT Era

How do we integrate urban design, systems science, and data analytics in the context of the smart city movement? Explore potential answers in the new book, Urban Systems Design: Creating Sustainable Smart Cities in the Internet of Things Era, written by Perry Yang, associate professor for the Georgia Tech Schools of City and Regional Planning and Architecture, and director of the Eco Urban Lab for the Georgia Tech College of Design, and his co-editor and co-author, Yoshiki Yamagata.

Steven P. French and Catherine Ross

Natural Disasters, Extreme Weather Complicate Holiday Travel

Dean Steven P. French and Harry West Professor Catherine Ross weigh in on the ways natural disasters and extreme weather will affect Thanksgiving travel in several parts of the country this year. From Oklahoma to California, holiday trips will be very different this year.

More News

Sustainable Cities Minor Climate Assessment

Students enrolled in the Sustainable Cities minor developed the first climate vulnerability assessment for CAP.

First Handbook of International Planning Education

The first Handbook of International Planning Education, edited by SCaRP leadership, was released.

Students and faculty present at ACSP

Eleven of our Ph.D. students and 11 faculty spoke on panels, presented papers, or displayed posters.

Planning Studio Takes Students to Varanasi

Students studied the smart city ambitions of Varanasi.

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