Porus Olpadwala: Big Data, Quetelet, and the Systemic Secrets of Cities

International Studies in Planning Fall 2014 Lecture Series

Porus Olpadwala is professor emeritus of city and regional planning and dean emeritus of the Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning. After retiring from Cornell he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he is an adjunct professor in the School of Architecture and Planning. Olpadwala teaches occasionally and mentors students and young faculty regularly. In addition, he was a consultant to the UNM Provost on long term academic planning and has provided similar services pro bono to Somaiya Vidyavihar, University in Mumbai.