Executive Committee

Thaisa Way

Thaisa Way
Director

  • Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture
  • Adjunct, Department of Architecture
  • Adjunct, Department of History
  • Faculty, Historic Preservation Certificate
Bill Howe

Bill Howe

  • Program Director and Faculty Chair, Data Science Masters Degree Program
  • Associate Director, eScience Institute
  • Associate Professor, Information School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Thom H. Dunning, Jr.

Thom H. Dunning, Jr.

  • Co-Director, Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing
  • Battelle Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Affiliate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Margaret O’Mara

Margaret O’Mara

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture
Scott W. Allard

Scott W. Allard

  • Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
  • Nonresident senior fellow Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program

Vikram Jandhyala

Vikram Jandhyala

  • co-CEO Global Innovation Exchange
  • Vice President for Innovation Strategy
  • Executive Director, CoMotion
  • Director of Applied Computational Engineering Lab
  • Professor, Electrical Engineering
Susan P. Kemp

Susan P. Kemp

  • Charles O. Cressey Endowed Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Radha Poovendran

Radha Poovendran

  • Director, Network Security Lab
  • Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Steering Committee

Marina Alberti

Marina Alberti

  • Director, Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Urban design & Planning
  • Director, Urban Ecology Research Lab
  • Professor, Urban Design & Planning
Christian Anderson

Christian Anderson

  • Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences-UWB
Jared Baeten

Jared Baeten

  • Director and Professor, Global Health
  • Professor, Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Professor, Epidemiology
Alan Borning

Alan Borning

  • Professor Emeritus, Computer Science and Engineering
Branden Born

Branden Born

  • Associate Professor, Urban Design and Planning
Ryan Calo

Ryan Calo

  • Co-Director, Tech Policy Lab
  • Assistant Professor, School of Law
Joe Casola

Joe Casola

  • Deputy Director, Climate Impacts Group
Sally Clark

Sally Clark

  • Director, Office of Regional & Community Relations at the University of Washington
Sara Curran

Sara Curran

  • Director, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology
  • Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
  • Professor, Jackson School of International Studies
  • Adjunct Professor, Global Health
Tom DeLuca

Tom DeLuca

  • Professor and Director, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Kim England

Kim England

  • Professor, Department of Geography
  • Adjunct Professor, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
Alexes Harris

Alexes Harris

  • Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Tad Hirsch

Tad Hirsch

  • Director, Public Practice Studio
  • Director, Graduate Studies for the Division of Design
  • Assistant Professor, Interaction Design
Justin Jesty

Justin Jesty

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages & Literature
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media
Joe Lott

Joe Lott

  • Director, Leadership in Higher Education
  • Faculty Director, Brotherhood Initiative
  • Associate Professor, College of Education
Greg Miller

Greg Miller

  • Chair and Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Julian Olden

Julian Olden

  • Associate Professor, School of Aquatic Fisheries and Sciences
Jeff Shulman

Jeff Shulman

  • Mario B. Ingersoll Professor Associate Professor, Foster School of Business
John Vidale

John Vidale

  • Director, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
  • Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Anne Taufen Wessells

Anne Taufen Wessells

  • Associate Professor, Urban Studies-UWT

Staff

Jen Davison

Jen Davison

  • ​Program Manager, Urban@UW
  • Program Manager, Livable City Year
Jess Hamilton

Jess Hamilton

  • Program Coordinator
  • Research Assistant
Andrew Prindle

Andrew Prindle

  • Communications Coordinator
  • Research Assistant
Tim Thomas

Tim Thomas

  • Program Coordinator for Homelessness Initiative
  • Research Assistant
Avanti Chande

Avanti Chande

  • ​Web Development Assistant
Shahd Al Baz

Shahd Al Baz

  • ​Communications Assistant