Tony Giarrusso

Tony Giarrusso, AICP

Part-Time Lecturer, School of City & Regional Planning
Associate Director, Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization

Architecture-East Building, 204-D
CSPAV, 760 Spring Street

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Specialization Area: Geographic Information Science and Technology

Tony Giarrusso is a Senior Research Scientist and Associate Director of the Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization in the College of Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga. His teaching, research, and consulting activities focus on GIS-based planning solutions for land conservation, coastal and marine resource management, urban planning and environmental protection. Over the past nineteen years, Mr. Giarrusso has been Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on more than 30 research projects, with research sponsors including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the State of Georgia (DNR and DHR), The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, Morehouse School of Medicine, The Diane Fossey Gorilla Fund International, and the City of Atlanta. 

Apart from his research activities, Mr. Giarrusso has been an instructor at Georgia Tech for the last sixteen years, primarily teaching introductory GIS classes to undergraduates.