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Theodore Lim

Assistant Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP)
Theodore Lim
140 Otey St
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Ph.D., City & Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • M.S., Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University (China), 2011
  • B.A., Immigrant Studies, Swarthmore College, 2007
  • Urban climate adaptation
  • Community engagement
  • Science-policy interface
  • SPIA 2005/2006: Introduction to Urban Analytics
  • SPIA 2104: Urban Analytics for Decision-Making
  • SPIA 4464: Data and the Art of Policy-Making and Planning
  • SPIA 4854: Urban Infrastructure
  • UAP 5125: Planning Studio: Real World Problems and Solutions
  • Urban climate adaption
  • Community and policy-engaged research
  • Use of scientific and technical information in action and policy
  • Local and scientific knowledge integration
  • Urban heat resilience planning
  • Governance of computer models
  • Spatial and planning applications of artificial intelligence
  • Distributed infrastructure implementation (green infrastructure, district energy, small-scale net negative emissions technologies)