Urban Infrastructure and Food Systems for People and the Planet

A Metropolis Project Event
Mar 30, 2023, 11:00 amMar 31, 2023, 4:30 pm
Friend Center Convocation Room


Event Description

Urban Infrastructure and Food Systems for People and the Planet 

Sponsored by the Metropolis Project and M.S. Chadha Center for Global India

This two-day workshop will showcase the impact of co-produced urban sustainability science, data, and models on sustainability scholarship, city policy-making and interdisciplinary student experiences. The workshop will bring together faculty, students, practitioners, and policymakers associated with the NSF-funded Sustainable Healthy Cities Network and NSF-USDA Innovations at the Nexus of Food-Energy-Water Systems grants, both anchored by PI Anu Ramaswami at Princeton University. Each day features multiple sessions. 

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March 30: Towards Low-Carbon, Sustainable, Healthy Cities

12:00-1:00: Urban Systems Science for People and the Planet

  • Anu Ramaswami, Princeton University
  • Armistead Russell, Georgia Tech

1:00-2:00 pm: Tackling Air Pollution: Learnings from India, China, and the US

  • Armistead Russell, Georgia Tech
  • Mark Zondlo, Princeton University
  • Denise Mauzerall, Princeton University
  • Ajay Nagpure, Princeton University

2:00-3:00: Green infrastructure and data science advances

3:30-4:30 pm: Student poster session

4:30-5:30: Multi-sector zero-carbon modeling for cities: Applications

  • Anu Ramaswami, Princeton University
  • Ashish Rao Ghorpade, ICLEI South Asia
  • Mauricio Leon
  • Discussant: Neha Agarwal

March 31: Urban Food System Innovations

9:00-10:30: Frontiers in knowledge coproduction for sustainability

  • Aaron Shkuda
  • Benjamin Bradlow
  • Anu Ramaswami
  • Mauricio Leon
  • Alison Isenberg

10:45-12:00: Food Action Planning Research Priorities of New Jersey Communities

12:30-3:15: Frontier research in urban food systems

3:30-4:30: Careers in Sustainability and Food Systems

3:30-4:30 pm: Closing remarks