Thomas Warren Hilde
 Title: Instructor
Assistant Professor
 Dept: Urban Studies
 Office: UR 214
 Phone: 216-687-5383
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UR 214, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Scenario Planning, Land Use Planning, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Resilience, Disaster Resilience, GIS, Geographic Information Systems, Planning Support Tools, Planning Support Systems, Planning Technology, Geodesign, Disaster Resilient Cities, Green Infrastructure, Ecosystem Management, Ecosystem Services, Regionalism
Ph.D., Community & Regional Planning, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017
M.S., Community & Regional Planning, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012
B.S., Architecture, The Univeristy of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2007
Brief Bio:
Thomas teaches courses on geographic information systems (GIS), land use planning, physical planning, urban design and urban sustainability. His research centers on sustainable and resilient urban development with a focus on scenario planning techniques and innovative planning technologies. For his dissertation research, he explored how scenario-based planning methods might be used to help improve community resilience through the use of green infrastructure such as parkland, open space, and other natural features.
Honors and Awards:
2017: Scenario Planning Applications Network Implementation Award for the Corridor Housing Preservation Tool
2017: American Planning Association Smart Cities Award for the Corridor Housing Preservation Tool
2016: C. Lowell Harris Dissertation Fellowship, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Research Interests:
Scenario Planning
Planning Support Tools
Disaster Resilient Cities
Green Infrastructure & Ecosystem Management
Teaching Areas:
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Physical Planning & Urban Design
Urban Sustainability
Sustainable Land Use Planning
Environmental Planning