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Metro21: Smart Cities Institute Podcast

Dec 19, 2018

Today on the podcast we talk to Alexandre Jacquillat, Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College. He also holds a minority appointment at the Tepper School of Business and a courtesy appointment in the Department of Civil and...

Oct 31, 2018

This episode we look at how light pollution affects our daily lives and what Metro21 in partnership with the City of Pittsburgh are doing to curb this form of pollution. We bring on one of the foremost experts in the field of light pollution, Diane Turnshek.

Diane has spent her career studying astronomy. Currently, she...

Sep 4, 2018

In this episode, Karen sat down with colleague, Erin Dalton. Erin is Allegheny County’s  Deputy Director in the Office of Data Analysis, Research and Evaluation. Before that, she has held various positions in Allegheny County Executive’s Office, Department of Justice, and the RAND Corporation. On top of all that,...

Jul 26, 2018

In this episode, Karen sat down with her friend and colleague, Karina Ricks. Karina is the Director of Pittsburgh's Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) and brings a wealth of experience to the role. Karen and Karina chat about her time in international development, consulting, and in DC city...

Jun 15, 2018

In this episode, Karen sits down with Distinguished Fellow Rick Stafford. Rick talks about his commitment to place, his winding path from paper boy to policymaker, and his approach to understanding smart cities. 

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