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May 29, 2019 – Public Space Biennale in Rome

by | May 22, 2019
Category: Events

Anna Rubbo, adjunct senior scholar, will speak at the Public Space Biennale in Rome, Italy.

New Publication: Preservation and the New Data Landscape

by | May 22, 2019
Categories: News, Publications

Preservation and the New Data Landscape, a new publication from the Urban Heritage, Sustainability, and Inclusion Initiative, CSUD, the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, and The American Assembly, is now available online and in print. The volume examines new frontiers in urban data as an opportunity for policy innovation in the management and preservation of […]

CSUD to host UN Habitat’s World Urban Thinkers Campus

by | May 22, 2019
Category: News

Through the leadership of Anna Rubbo and Geeta Mehta, CSUD is pleased to announce that it has the honor of being chosen by UN Habitat to host a World Urban Thinkers Campus at Columbia University in October 2019.  The gathering will bring urban thinkers and activists to Columbia University to discuss the theme of “Accelerating […]

Call for Applications: Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport

by | May 22, 2019
Category: News

Eligibility: Young researchers, policy makers, and practitioners working in sustainable development Deadline for application: May 20, 2019 Description: Launched by Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF), the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport programme is seeking young researchers, policy makers, and practitioners that are graduate students and have work […]

Researcher Spotlight: Jacqueline Klopp and Sustainable Public Transit Growth

by | May 22, 2019
Category: News

Read about CSUD co-director Jacqueline Klopp’s interview on the Earth Institute | State of the Planet. Jacqueline spoke about her passion for sustainable development and the effort that goes into her projects. Click here to read more.

May 20, 2019 – Workshop on Kenyan Infrastructure in Nairobi

by | May 22, 2019
Category: Events

On May 20, 2019, Jacqueline Klopp, CSUD co-director, attended the workshop on “Investigating the transformative adaptation of Kenyan Infrastructure” hosted by the Institute for Global Innovation at the University of Birminghamin Nairobi, Kenya. She presented on the Digital Matatus project.

Nilda Mesa named adviser to the Steering Committee of Invest NYC SDG

by | May 22, 2019
Category: News

Nilda Mesa, Director of the Urban Sustainability and Equity Planning Program, has been named adviser to the Steering Committee of Invest NYC SDG at the Center for Sustainable Business at the NYU Stern School of Business. The effort will explore financing UNSDG-driven business opportunities in NYC.

“Regulatory Hacking” Startups, Cities & Public Interest Tech 5 October 2018

by | October 5, 2018
Category: Uncategorized

CSUD’ Mobility Futures initiative, in coordination with the Technology, Media, and Communications specialization at SIPA, is excited to present a panel discussion around the idea of “regulatory hacking,” or how new ventures disrupt policy along the way to new markets. The moderated discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A. Panelists: Cécile Abramowicz, Deputy General […]

Dr. Jacqueline M. Klopp speaks at the Africa Transport Policy Program in Abuja, July 6, 2018

by | July 21, 2018

Associate Research Scholar Jacqueline Klopp spoke at the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) annual meeting in Abuja, Nigeria July 2-6, 2018. The meeting on “Africa’s Rapid Urbanization and the Response to Urban Mobility in the Digital Age” brought 230 participants from across Africa to focus on regional integration, road safety and urban mobility. Dr. Klopp […]

Nilda Mesa joins CSUD as Director of Equity, Sustainability and Planning

by | June 8, 2018
Category: Uncategorized

The Center for Sustainable Urban Development is delighted to welcome Nilda Mesa. As adjunct senior research scientist and director of urban sustainability and equity planning, Professor Mesa will spearhead new sustainability and equity initiatives at CSUD. She is also teaching at the School of International and Public Affairs. She brings extensive experience to CSUD, including […]