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Ingrid Gould Ellen is an assistant professor of planning and public administration. Her research centers on urban social and economic policy, with a particular focus on housing and community development.

Bud Mishra is a professor of computer science. His research interests include robotics, mathematical and theoretical computer science and medical computing.

Mitchell L. Moss is the Henry Hart Rice Professor of Urban Policy and director of the Taub Urban Research Center. His research puts special emphasis on communications technology and the future of urban regions. The Taub Urban Research Center at NYU's Wagner School explores issues and challenges affecting cities and metropolitan regions. The Center issues reports and conducts forums that include participants from government, business, nonprofit organizations, and the academic community. The Center is named for Henry Taub, a trustee of New York University, who has been a major benefactor of the Center. Additional funding for research is provided through grants from corporations, foundations, and government agencies.

Anthony Townsend is Associate Research Scientist at NYU's Taub Urban Research Center. Anthony is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Urban Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and holds a Master of Urban Planning Degree from New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He has served as a consultant to major telecommunications companies and Internet service providers.

Rob Zand is pursuing a master's degree in Urban Planning at the Robert F. Wagner graduate school of public service at New York University. Prior to enrolling at Wagner, Rob worked as an computer programmer, engineer, and marketing managers, for several high-tech firms, including CompuServe and Compaq.

Rae Zimmerman is a professor of planning and public administration and director of NYU's Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems. The Institute integrates the perspectives of the applied social science and engineering disciplines to support transportation, water, energy, communication, and waste management systems. ICIS is funded by a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation and has partnering agreements with Cornell University, Polytechnic University of New York, and the University of Southern California.


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