Prof Michael Neuman
Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (University of Westminster)
Michael Neuman is Professor of Sustainable Urbanism in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster, London, England. Prior to joining Westminster, he was Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia and Associate Professor of Urban Planning at Texas A&M University, where he was founding Chair of the Sustainable Urbanism Program, former director of the Master of Urban Planning program, and founder of the Barcelona Semester Abroad program. He is founding principal of the Michael Neuman Consultancy.
He received his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.C.P. with a graduate Certificate in Urban Design from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include sustainable regions and communities, network infrastructure, governance institutions, and planning theory and history.
He is the author of numerous articles, reports, and plans translated into eight languages; and author/coauthor of Engendering Cities (Routledge 2017), The Futures of the City Region (Routledge 2011), The Imaginative Institution (Ashgate 2010), Building California´s Future (PPIC 2000), and Coordinating Growth and Environmental Management Through Consensus Building (CPS 1994). Dr. Neuman has been awarded Fulbright and Regents Fellowships, a Foreign Scholar Research Grant from the Generalitat de Catulunya (Spain), and best article awards in European Planning Studies (2005), Town Planning Review (2016 and 2011) and the Journal of the American Planning Association (1999). His professional and scholarly work has won numerous awards ranging from the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Science Foundation to the American Institute of Architects and the Spanish and Catalan governments.