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Michael Iversen

  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Doctoral Candidate, Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Geography
  • Part-time
  • 773-325-8386
  • ​990 West Fullerton, 4th Floor, #4511
    Chicago, IL 60614
​As an architect for over 25 years, Michael Iversen has been actively engaged in practice, teaching, research, and service; with environmentally-sustainable planning and design being the common thread. Areas of expertise include urbanized ecosystems and metabolism, coupled natural and human systems, urban data analysis and geospatial analysis and visualization. Currently, Mr. Iversen is a doctorate candidate in the Urban Planning and Policy PhD Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was appointed Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Environmental Science and Policy at UIC, as well as awarded a NSF-IGERT Fellowship in Landscape, Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes. Mr. Iversen’s dissertation topic is based on the investigation of urban areas as ecosystems onto themselves, or urbanized ecosystems.

Courses Offered:

GEO 200: Sustainable Urban Development
GEO 310: Green Infrastructure