Dr. Daniel A. Rodríguez, Chancellor’s Professor of City and Regional Planning and Associate Director of the Institute for Transportation Studies, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Dr. Daniel Rodríguez is Chancellor’s Professor of City and Regional Planning and Associate Director of the Institute for Transportation Studies at the University of California at Berkeley and a Principal Investigator on the SALURBAL Project. His research focuses on the relationship between transportation, land development, and health and environmental consequences, and is driven by practical problems and the need to find solutions for planners and policymakers. Recent projects are examining extreme heat events, air pollution, greenspace, and mortality; land development and transportation policies; and cycling education, safety, and traffic stress.
Prior to joining Berkeley, Dr. Rodriguez was Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Communities in the Department of City and Regional Planning served at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is a faculty fellow of the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy and has been a consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank, Andean Development Bank, and the Clean Air Institute. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Fordham University, an MS in Transportation from MIT, and a PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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