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David J. Edelman

Title: Professor
Office: 6102 Alms Building
Tel: 513-556-2378
Email: david.edelman@uc.edu

David J. Edelman, FAICP FSU Eur Ing SIA/KIVI, is Professor of Planning and was Director of the School of Planning for eleven years at the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning of the University of Cincinnati. He was formerly Chairman of the Department of Urban Environmental Management at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Rotterdam and Director of the Centre for the Urban Environment, operated jointly by IHS and another Dutch institution, Wageningen University. With more than thirty-five years of experience in urban and regional planning, energy planning and economics, urban environmental planning, university teaching, research and administration, as well as in the training of mid-career professionals, he has spent fifteen years of that time working as a technical expert and project manager in forty-five countries for both Swiss and American consulting engineering firms. His long-term overseas experience includes Liberia as a US Peace Corps Volunteer Teacher, Thailand as Associate Professor of Energy Planning and Policy at the Asian Institute of Technology, the Philippines as Staff Energy Consultant at the Asian Development Bank developing the Second Bangladesh National Energy Plan, and Israel as Lady Davis Research Fellow in City and Regional Planning at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Professionally certified in the US, Switzerland and the Netherlands, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ohio State chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Education

  • Certificate, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 1967 (Middle Eastern Studies).
  • BA, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1968 (History).
  • Certificate, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 1969 (West African Studies and Education).
  • MRP, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1974 (Urban Planning and Development).
  • PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1978 (Policy Planning and Regional Analysis).
  • Certificate in Management, Motor-Columbus AG Graduate Program, Baden, Switzerland, 1988 (Business Management).

Research Information

Research Interests

Urban Environmental Management Energy Policy Planning Development Planning and Management Environmentally Sensitive Planning and Urban Design International Planning Adaptation of Non-European Immigrants to Retirement in Europe

Research Support

  • (Collaborator), Edelman, David; Looye, Johanna, Urban Sustainability and the Built Environment: A US Brazil Consortium, Department of Education. (P116M080008), $219,806.00. 08/01/2008 to 07/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Arefi, Mahyar; Edelman, David, Village of Morrow: Planning Study, Village of Morrow. (Studio Collaboration Agreement), $10,000.00. 01/01/2013 to 08/31/2013. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Krivikas, Jennifer; Sansalone, Vincent, In the Public Interest: The Life and Work of Regional Planning Pioneer Ladislas Segoe (1894-1983), Vilma and Ladislas Segoe Family Foundation. $81,000. 06-2014 to 09-2016. Status: Active.
  • (Co-PI), Palazzo, Danilo; Edelman, David J., BUP Capstone Studio; MCP Capstone Studio; MCP Comprehensive Planning Studio, Vilma and Ladislas Segoe Family Foundation. $22,500. 09-2013 to 06-2014. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Palazzo, Danilo, BUP and MCP Capstone Studios; School of Planning and College of Law Reception to Highlight the Segoe Land Use Law Book Collection, Vilma and Ladislas Segoe Family Foundation. $16,000. 09-2012 to 06-2013. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J., MCP Thesis Research Support, Mahasarakham University, Thailand. $40,325. Status: Active.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Williamson, Rebecca;, Pride, Michaele; Lorenz, Katheryn; Parent, Oliver; Sunderland, Willard; Tilman, Jeffrey, Pedagogies of Urbanism: New Models for Teaching Urban Design with ESA, Paris, Faculty Development Council, University of Cincinnati. $24,122. 09-2009 to 06-2011. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.;Probst, Robert;McIntosh, Will, Terence M. Fruth/Gemini Chair of Signage Design and Community Planning, Private Donor, Minneapolis, MN. $2,000,000. 08-2008 to to Present. Status: Active.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Triantafillou, Menelaos, Anyang Eastern New Town Conceptual Plan, Anyang Urban Planning Administration Bureau, City of Anyang, Henan Province, China. $111,430. 06-2007 to 02-2009. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Chifos, Carla, Segoe Smart Growth Symposium Series Featuring Doug Farr, Hillary Brown and Andres Duany, Vilma and Ladislas Segoe Family Foundation. $12,000. 09-2006 to 06-2007. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Wang, Xinhao, MCP and PhD Student Support for CAGIS Projects, Cincinnati Area Geographic Information System. $1,334,438. 09-2008 to 08-2011. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Wang, Xinhao, Doctoral Fellowships for CAGIS Projects, Cincinnati Area Geographic Information System. $207,522. 09-2006 to 08-2010. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Wang, Xinhao, MCP Fellowship Support for CAGIS Projects, Cincinnati Area Geographic Information System. $687,678. 09-1999 to 08-2008. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Arefi, Mahyar, Advice on City's Master Planning Project, City of Ji'an, Jiangxi Province, China. $4000. 06-2006 to 07-2006. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Carlin, Jane, Grant to Establish the Bruce C. Levy Fund for the Urban Planning and Design Digital Image Collection in the library of the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, Private Donor. $5000. 01-2006 to 02-2006. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Barry, Roger, Inauguration of the Joint Center for Urban Research with Shandong University, China and Field Research on the Current Status of Urban and Regional Planning in Shandong Province, UC International and Dean, DAAP. $5000. 07-2006 to 08-2006. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Triantafillou, Menelaos, Comprehensive Planning Studio on a Multi-Generational Community in Lebanon, OH, Otterbein Homes, Dayton, OH. $11,500. 03-2006 to 06-2006. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J., Support for BUP and MCP Land Use Planning Studios, Vilma and Ladislas Segoe Family Foundation. $40,000. 09-2005 to 06-2009. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Romanos, Michael; Arefi, Mahyar, A Compendium Study of University/ Community Collaborations and the Economic Development Effectiveness and Impact of These Collaborations Nationwide, Office of the President, University of Cincinnati. $150,974. 11-2005 to 01-2006. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Pride-Wells, Michaele; Preiser, Wolfgang; Wang, Xinhao, Facilities Master Plan for a 42 Branch City/County Library System, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, OH. $154,918. 09-2004 to 06-2005. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J., Establishment of Neil Bortz Scholarship Fund for PhD Research Support, Private Donor. $11,100. 09-2004 to 06-2005. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Cave, David; Charles, Pattie; livingston, Carol; Erkins, Esther, Planning Year of Our Community/Our Future: Learning Together for Change, a Three Year Upward Bound Program for High School Students, Ashland Oil Foundation. $30,000. 09-2003 to 08-2004. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J., Establishment of the William W. Bowdy Scholarship Fund, Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission. $10,640. 05-2003 to 06-2003. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Chifos, Carla, Segoe Smart Growth Symposiums, Vilma and Ladislas Segoe Family Foundation. $9100. 09-2002 to 06-2003. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J., Scholarships and Stipends for Students in the School of Planning, Various Sources. $1,500,000. 08-1998 to to Present. Status: Active.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Looye, Johanna, Joint Masters Meta-University EC - US: A Consortium for the Transatlantic Study of Design, Planning and Urbanism, and Information Design, US Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). $204,996. 09-2002 to 06-2005. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Varady, David, Community Development Work Study Program Grant (CDWSP), US Department of Housing and Urban Development. $90,000. 09-2002 to 06-2003. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-PI), Edelman, David J.; Koroscik; Friedman, Daniel; Russell, Frank, Support to the Niehoff Urban Studio: An Interdisciplinary Program for Cincinnati, Private Donor. $300,000. 11-2002 to 06-2006. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J., Establishment of a Center for Urban Imaging, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments. $100,000. 09-2000 to 06-2001. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Ellison, Charles, Support for a Summer Seminar in Urban Development: An Enrichment Program for High School Students, Ashland Oil Foundation. $100,000. 06-2000 to 08-2002. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Edelman, David J.; Allor, David J.; Smith, April, Support for Researching and Writing the book entitled "Ladislas Segoe: and American Planning Practice." , Vilma and Ladislas Segoe Family Foundation. $24,000. 09-1999 to 06-2000. Status: Completed.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Edelman, David J. (09-2014). "A Student Perspective on Environmental Planning for Mysore, India,". Tekton, A Journal of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, 1 (6), 60-75.
  • Nagy, Beth and David J. Edelman (09-2014). "Transformational Leadership in Planning Curricula" . Current Urban Studies, 2 (3), 198-211.
  • Tsou, Yu-Lin and David J. Edelman (08-2014). "Balancing Economic Growth with Reduced CO2 Emissions in Provincial China: The Case of Jiangxi,". Journal of Urban Management, 2 (2), 53-85.
  • Tsou, Yu-Lin and David J. Edelman (2014). "Planning for Economic Growth and Global Warming in the Development of Jiangxi Providence, China,". Journal of Geography and Earth Sciences, 2 (1), 1-38.
  • Tsou, Yu-Lin and David J. Edelman (2014). "Balancing Economic Growth and Global Warming in the Development of Jiangxi Province, China,". Hearld Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, 3 (2), 45-65.
  • Andavarapu, Deepika and David J. Edelman (2013). "The Evolution of Slum Redevelopment Policy," . Current Urban Studies, 1 (4), 185-192.
  • Edelman, Henny N. and David J Edelman (2013). "A Spatial Analysis of the Recreation Potential of Cirebon, Indonesia's Kratons,". Advances in Applied Sociology, 3 (8), 329-333.
  • Arefi, Mahyar and David J. Edelman (2013). "Morrow Tomorrow: Exploring the Pedagogical Experience of a Planning Studio Involving Students with Mixed Skills,". Current Urban Studies, 1 (3), 59-73.
  • Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou (2013). "International Collaboration in Sustainable Chinese Urban Development,". Enviroment & Urbanization ASIA,, 4 (1), 1-29.
  • Elleh, Nnamdi and David J. Edelman (2013). "Exploiting Public Art, Architecture and Urban Design for Political Power in Abuja: Modernism and the Use of Christian, Islamic and Ancestral Visual Icons,". Current Urban Studies, 1 (1), 1-10.
  • Triantafillou, Menelaos and David Edelman (2012). "Anyang: A Case Study of Foreign University Involvement in Chinese Sustainable New Town Planning,". China City Planning Review, 7 (4), 56-65.
  • Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou (2012). "A Case Study of Environmentally Sensitive Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China,". Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management (TERUM), 7 (2), 22-65.
  • Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou (2012). "Foreign University Involvement in Sustainable New Town Planning in Provincial China," . Journal of Urban Management, 1 (1), 39-61.
  • Edelman, Henny N. and David J. Edelman (2011). "Leisure among the Retired Indos of The Hague,". Advances in Applied Sociology, 1 (1), 22-47.
  • Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantifillou (2010). "Environmentally Sensitive Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China,". Proceedings of the IAP International Conference: Urbanization in Climate Change, 33.
  • Triantafillou, Menelaos and David Edelman (2008). "A Conceptual Plan for a Metropolitan New Town Extension in Provincial China: Opportunities for and Barriers to Sustainable Development,". Proceedings of the International Forum on Metropolitan Regions Development (IFMRD2008).
  • Triantafillou, Menelaos and David Edelman (2008). "International Participation in Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China,". Bridging the Divide: Celebrating the City, paper 982.
  • Idikut, Aysegul and David J. Edelman (2003). "Promoting Sustainable Tourism in Coastal Cities and Their Hinterland: The Case of Turkey's Bodrum Peninsula,". Chiang Mai University Journal, 2 (2), 125-136.
  • Schuster, Micaela and David J. Edelman (2003). "Latin America Trends in Urban Environmental Management,". Clean Technologies and Enviromental Policy, 5 (1), 50-60.
  • Edelman, David J., and David J., Allor (2003). "Ladislas Segoe and the Emergence of the Professional Planning Consultant,". Journal of Planning History, 2 (1), 47-78.
  • Schuster, Micaela and David J. Edelman (2002). "Tendencias en la Gestion Urbana Ambiental in Latino America,". Contraste Regional, 2 (3-4).
  • Edelman, Henny N. and David J. Edelman (2002). "Leisure among Retired Immigrants: The Indos of The Hague,". Chiang Mai University Journal, 1 (2), 177-204.
  • Edelman, David J. (2000). 'Energy Policy, Planning and the Environment in Developing Countries,". Environmental Engineering and Policy, 2 (2), 77-84.
  • Edelman, David J., Paul Procee and Claudio Acioly, Jr. (1999). "Sustainable Urban Development and the Poor in Rio de Janiero,". The Challange of Environmental Management in Urban Areas, 127-137.
  • Edelman, David J., G.D. Badrinath, B.K. Subba, I.M. Hamy and O. Jimenez (1999). "The Raba River Catchment Area Development Authority: Integrated Water Management for Poland,". Economia Si Administratia Locala.
  • Edelman, David J., Jos Frijns, Karen Fortuin, Asegul Idikut and Josef Leitmann (1999). "The Lake Sapanca Project from an International Perspective,". Ada.
  • Edelman, Henny N. and David J. Edelman (1998). "Coastal Development and Cultural Heritage: A Case Study of Cirebon, Indonesia,". Manusia Dan Lingkungan (Man and Environment), 6 (16), 20-32.
  • Edelman, David J. and Ed Frank (1996). Towards a Definition of "Best Practices" in Urban Environmental Management. Trialog: Zeitschrift Fuer Das Planen Und Bauen in Der Dritten Welt, 49 (2), 53-54 & 55.
  • Edelman, David J., Juergen Oestereich and Klaus Teschner (1994). Editorial: Urban India. Trialog: Zeitschrift Fuer Das Planen Und Bauen in Der Dritten Welt, 43 (4), 2-3 & 4.
  • Edelman, David J. (1994). The Development of Small and Medium Towns in Karnataka State. Trialog: Zeitschrift Fuer Das Planen Und Bauen in Der Dritten Welt, 43 (4), 36-37 - 39.
  • Edelman, David J. (1994). The Development of Small and Medium Towns in Karnataka State. Trialog: Zeitschrift Fuer Das Planen Und Bauen in Der Dritten Welt, 43 (4), 36-37 - 39.
  • Edelman, David J. and Rupa Banerjee (1994). Fifteen Years of the Integrated Development of Small and Medium Size Towns in Karnataka State. Journal of the Institute of Town Planners - India, 13 (1/159), 15-16 - 35.
  • Edelman, David J. and Rupa Banerjee (1994). Fifteen Years of the Integrated Development of Small and Medium Size Towns in Karnataka State. Journal of the Institute of Town Planners - India, 13 (1/159), 15-16 - 35.
  • Edelman, David J. (1990). An Appraisal of Hazardous Waste in Indonesia. ASEP Newsletter, 6 (3), 6-7, 13 & 14.
  • Edelman, David J. (1990). The Role of the Private Sector in Hazardous (industrial) Waste in the Urban Areas of Developing Countries: Lessons from Indonesia. Prospect, 13 (Spring), 53-6 - 9.
  • Edelman, David J. (1987). Abuja: A Failure of Planning?. Geographic Journal of Nepal, 1987.
  • Edelman, David J. (1986). MICROCOSM: A Tool for Energy Sector Policy Analysis and Training in Nepal. Economic Journal of Nepal, 9 (4).
  • Edelman, David J. (1985). Commercial Fuelwood Supply, Demand and Price in Bangladesh. Renewable Energy Review Journal, 7 (1), 1-2 - 15.
  • Edelman, David J., Neil R. Byron and Donald Manson The Bangladesh Forestry Sector Microcomputer Simulation. International Journal For Development Technology, 3 (1), 5-6 - 18.
  • Edelman, David J. (1984). Biomass Gasification Opportunities for Nigeria and Cameroon. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, 3 (2), 41-42 - 53.
  • Edelman, David J. (1982). The Use of Microcomputers in LDC Policy Planning. Interplan, 8 (December 1982), 1-6.
  • Edelman, David J. (1978). A Simulation of the Energy Crisis and Economic Development. The Himalayan Review, 10 (1978), 21-22 - 32.
  • Edelman, David J. (1978). Recent Energy Models: A Review of Methodologies. Journal of Environmental Systems, 7 (1977 - 1978), 279-280 - 292.
  • Nelkin, Dorothy and David J. Edelman (1976). Centralizing Health Care. Society, 13 (6), 26-27 - 33.
  • Edelman, David J. (1975). The Energy Crisis and the Development Prospects of Low-Income Countries: Case Studies of Kenya and Tanzania. ITCC Review, IV (2/16), 29-30 - 51.
  • Edelman, David J. (2014). An Environmental Plan for Mysore, India. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 1 (6), 15-37.

Published Books

  • Edelman, David (2014). Managing the Urban Enviroment. Saarbruecken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (Editor).
  • Edelman, David, Mahyar Arefi and Ico Abreu (2013). [To]Morrow: A Sustainable Development Plan for Morrow,Ohio. Cincinnati: School of Planning, University of Cincinnati (Co-Author).
  • Edelman, Henny N. and David J Edelman (2012). Leisure among Retired Immigrants in Europe: The Indos of The Hague. Saarbruecken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (Co-Author).
  • Triantafillou, Menelaos and David Edelman (2012). Eastern New Town Plan: City of Anyang, Republic of China. Saarbruecken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (Co-Author).
  • Romanos, Michael, David Edelman and Mahyar Arefi (2006). Community Interactions and Collaborations Peer Institutional Study. Cincinnati: School of Planning, University of Cincinnati (Co-Author).
  • Edelman, David J., David J., Allor and April Smith (2000). Ladislas Segoe and American Planning Practice. Cincinnati: School of Planning, University of Cincinnati (Co-Author).
  • Edelman, David (1999). MICROCOSM for Windows: An Energy Sector Simulation of a Developing Country (Version 3.0), User's Guide. Cincinnati: School of Planning, University of Cincinnati.
  • Edelman, David J., and Harry Mengers (1997). Capacity Building for the Urban Enviroment. Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (Co-Editor).
  • Edelman, David J., Juergen Oestereich and Klaus Teschner (1994). Special Issue on "Urban India," Trialog: Zeitschrift fuer das Planen und Bauen in der Dritten Welt, Vol 43. Berlin (Co-Editor).

Book Chapters

  • Edelman, David J. (1996). Una Estrategia para el Desarrollo de Capacidades para la Gestion Urbana Ambiental: De la conceptualizacion a la implementacion. In Sara, Liliana Miranda (Eds.), Ciudades para la Vida: Experiencas exitosas y propuestas para la accion (pp.293-294 - 296). Lima: PGU Serie Gestion Urbana No. 6, IPADEL-IHS-PROA-PGU/United Nations.
  • Edelman, David J. and Micky Hordijk Introduccion. In Sara, Liliana Miranda (Eds.), Ciudades para la Vida: Experiencas exitosas y propuestas para la accion (pp.13-14 - 16). Sara, Liliana Miranda(Eds.), Ciudades para la Vida: Experiencas exitosas y propuestas para la accion (pp.13 -14 - 16). Lima: PGU Serie Gestion Urbana No. 6, IPADEL-IHS-PROA-PGU/United Nations..
  • Edelman, David J. and Harry Mengers (1996). Chapter 14: The Integrated Development of Small and Medium Towns: A Scheme of Learning-by-Doing. In Singh, Kulwan and Florian Steinberg (Eds.), Urban India (pp.151-152 - 161). New Dehli: New Age International.
  • Edelman, David J. and Rupa Banerjee (1994). Case Study 10: India's Integrated Development of Small and Medium Towns Program in Karnataka State. In ISoCaRP (Eds.), Expanding Demands on Planning The Hague: International Society of City and Regional Planners.
  • Edelman, David J. Chapter 10: A Microeconomic Policy Simulation of the Energy Crisis and the Development of Low-Income Countries. In Chatterjee, Manas (Eds.), Energy and Environment in Developing Countries (pp.167-168 - 192). London: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd..
  • Edelman, David J. (1998). La ciudad como ecosistema: la administracion del medio ambiente y la contaminacion. In Rojas, Eduardo; Daughters, Robert (Eds.), La Ciudad en el Siglio XXI (pp.329-330 - 334). Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
  • Edelman, David J. (1997). The City as an Ecosystem: Environmental Management and Pollution. In Batley, Richard A. (Eds.), The Latin American and Caribbean City: New Directions in Urban Policy and Management (pp.55-56 - 62). Birmingham: Development Administration Group, University of Birmingham.
  • Edelman, David J. (1997). Chapter 7: The International Context of Urban Environmental Management. In Frijns, Jos and Joyce M. Molombe (Eds.), Cleaner Production and Small Enterprise Development in Kenya (pp.75-76 - 87). Rotterdam/ Nairobi: Centre for the Urban Environment/ Housing and Building Research Institute, University of Nairobi.
  • Frank, Ed and David J. Edelman (1997). Chapter 1: Introduction. In Edelman, David J. and Harry Mengers (Eds.), Capacity Building for the Urban Environment (pp.1-2 - 10). Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies.
  • Frank, Ed, Harry Mengers and David J. Edelman (1997). Chapter 8: Lessons Learned and the Capacity Building Agenda. In Edelman, David J. and Harry Mengers (Eds.), Capacity Building for the Urban Environment (pp.144-145 - 153). Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies.

Other Publications

  • Edelman, David J. and Sergei Gerasenko (1999). C-PET for Windows: A Computer Program to Measure Individual CO2 Emissions, Version 1.0. Cincinnati: School of Planning, University of Cincinnati.
  • Edelman, David J. and Sergei Gerasenako (1999). MICROCOSM for Windows: An Energy Sector Simulation of a Developing Country, Version 3.0/3.1. Cincinnati: School of Planning, University of Cincinnati.
  • Edelman, David J. and Le Dinh Long (1992). MICROCOSM for Windows: An Energy Sector Simulation Model, Version 2.0. Bangkok: Asian Institute of Technology.
  • Edelman, David J. and Donald M. Manson (1984). MICROCOSM: An Energy Sector Simulation Model. Baden: Motor-Columbus Consulting Engineers.
  • Edelman, David J., R. Neil Byron and Donald M. Manson (1983). Bangladesh Forestry Sector Simulation Model. Rome: UN Food and Agricultural Organization.

Presentations & Lectures

Paper Presentations

  • Tsou, Yu-Lin and David J. Edelman (04-2014). Maintaining Economic Growth while Reducing CO2 Emissions: The Case of Jiangxi Province, China. 2014 International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Development, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Edelman, David J. (11/20/2013). Sustainable Urban Development in Provincial China. International Program on Urban Governance, National Taipei University, New Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Edelman, David J. (05/27/2013). Developing a Publication Strategy. Faculty of Architecture, Urban Design and Creative Arts, Mahsarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand.
  • Edelman, David J. and Menelaos Triantafillou (10/19/2010). Environmentally Sensitive Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China. IAP International Conference: Urbanization in CLimate Change, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Triantafillou, Menelaos and David J. Edelman (09/26/2008). A Conceptual Plan for a Metropolitan New Town Extension in Provincial China: Opportunities and Barriers to Sustainable Development. International Forum on Metropolitan Regions Development (IFMRD2008), Changsha, China.
  • Triantafillou, Menelaos and David J. Edelman (07/10/2008). International Participation in Planning and Urban Design in Provincial China. Joint ACSP - AESOP Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Edelman, David J. (09/08/2007). The Structure of Planning Education in the United States. Si CWB 2007/ Seminario Internacional de Curitiba/Atelies de Projecto Urbano, Curitiba, Brazil.
  • Wang, Xinhao, Roger Barry, Sheng Huang and David J. Edelman (06/15/2006). The Education and Continuing Education of Urban Planners. Conference on Urban Development and Planning in China: The China Planning Network (CPN) 3rd Annual Conference, Beijing, China.
  • Elleh, Nnamdi and David J. Edelman (03/23/2006). Exploiting Public Art, Architecture and Urban Design for Public Power in Abuja, Nigeria. Planning Africa Conference: Making Connections, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Stanilov, Kiril, Xinhao Wang and David J. Edelman (11/05/2002). Traffic Impact Analysis in 3D: The Future of the I-71 Transportation Corridor in Greater Cincinnati. Annual Conference of the Association of American Schools of Planning (ACSP), Baltimore, MD.
  • Edelman, David J. (03/15/2001). Environmental Management Planning Workshop. Didattica e Workshop di Progettazione Urbanistica (Didactics and Workshop on Urban Projects), Politecnico di Milano.
  • Schuster, Micaela and David J. Edelman (09/06/2000). Latin American Trends in Urban Environmental Management. Conference Habitus 2000: A Sense of Place, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.
  • Edelman, Henny N. and David J. Edelman (04/21/1999). The Kratons of Cirebon: A Spatial Analysis of Recreational Potential. World Bank Associated Event at the World Conference on Model Cities, Singapore.
  • Edelman, David J. and Paul Procee (03/03/1998). Environmental Challenges of Urban Growth: An Overview of Environmental Management in Cities. World Bank Seminar the Urban Environment: Management Strategies, Action Plans and Metropolitan Changes, The World Bank, Washington, DC.
  • Edelman, David J. (02/13/1998). Innovative Training and Dissemination in Support of Urban Development in the South. N-AERUS Conference Urbanization Observed: Elements of a European Policy Supporting Urban Development in the South, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  • Edelman, David J., Paul Procee and Claudio Acioly, Jr. (06/19/1997). Sustainable Urban Development and the Poor in Rio de Janiero. Conference on the Challenge of Environmental Management in Metropolitan Areas, Development Planning Unit & Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, London, UK.
  • Edelman, David J. and Paul Procee (06/02/1997). The Role of Best Practices in Capacity Building for Urban Environmental Management. Pathways to Sustainability: Local Initiatives for Cities and Towns, Newcastle, Australia.
  • Edelman, David J. (05/20/1997). Emerging Issues in Urban Environmental Planning and Management: From Theory to Practice. World Bank Urban Forum: Responding to the Challenges of Urbanization, Baltimore, MD.
  • Edelman, David J. (03/15/1997). The City as an Ecosystem: Environmental Management and Pollution. City Symposium of the Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Edelman, David J. (02/26/1997). The International Context of Urban Environmental Management. Seminar on Small Scale Industries and Environmental Pollution Control, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Edelman, David J. (03/26/1996). A Strategy for Capacity Building in Urban Environmental Management: From Concept to Implementation. B-National Forum Peru/Bolivia: Strategies for Capacity Building in Urban Environmental Management, Lima, Peru.
  • Edelman, David J. (07/10/1995). Defining a National Strategy for Capacity Building. Third Roundtable for Peru/Bolivia, Lima, Peru.
  • Edelman, David J. and Rupa Banerjee (10/08/1994). Case Study of India's Integrated Development of Small and Medium Towns Program in Karnataka State. XXXth Congress of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISoCaRP), Prague, The Czech Republic.
  • Edelman, David J. (03/22/1994). Energy and Habitat: An Introduction. Debate on Energy and Development (DEO) of the Netherlands Energy Research Foundation (ECN), Utrecht, the Netherlands.
  • Schuebeler, Peter and David J. Edelman (04/29/1993). The Role of Communities in Urban Infrastructure Development: Emerging Concepts and Practices Illustrated by the Cirebon Urban Development Project, West Java. 6th Annual Conference of the Social Science Java Network, the Graduate Institute of International Studies (IUHEI) and the Institute of Development Studies (IUED), Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Edelman, David J. and Donald M. Manson (07/04/1985). The Conceptual Model and Methodology of MICROCOSM - A Tool for Energy Sector Policy Analysis and Training in a Developing Country. 8th Conference on Energy Systems Modeling, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Edelman, David J. (12/10/1980). Energy Policy Planning in Developing Countries. Energy Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.
  • Edelman, David J. (03/19/1980). National Energy Planning in Jamaica: Institutional Capability for Renewable Energy Activities. Workshop on Energy and the Developing Nations, The Hoover Institution, Palo Alto, CA.
  • Edelman, David J. (11/13/1979). Economic Assessment of Specialized Energy Studies in Jamaica. Conference on New Horizons for Energy Development in Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica.
  • Edelman, David J. (01/12/1979). A Macroeconomic Policy Simulation of the Energy Crisis and the Development of Low-Income Countries. International Conference on Energy and Environment for the Developing Countries, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India.
  • Edelman, David J. (11/11/1978). High Oil Prices and Economic Development. 25th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association (RSA), Chicago, IL.
  • Edelman, David J. (06/15/1978). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Business Education in Liberia: A Program Evaluation in a Developing Country. Conference of the Liberian Research Association, Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia.

Honors & Awards

  • [To] Morrow: A Sustainable Development Plan for Morrow,Ohio, College of DAAP, 2013.
  • Senior Specialist Award for Teaching and Research, J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board, 2012.
  • Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP), American Institute of Certified Planners, 2012.
  • Merit Award, Dean, College of DAAP, 2011 to 2012.
  • Award from the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board to participate in the Seminar for American Administrators in International Education, Germany, J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board, 2000.
  • Special Dean's Award, Dean, DAAP, 1999.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 1969 to 1970, US Peace Corps Volunteer, G.W. Gibson School, Monrovia, Liberia.
  • 1976 to 1977, Lady Davis Research Fellow in Policy Planning, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 1978 to 1980, Senior Associate , Planning Research Corporation's Energy Analysis Company, McLean, VA, USA.
  • 1980 to 1981, Energy Consultant, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • 1981Manager, Renewable Energy Programs, Syscon Corporation, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • 1981 to 1982, Staff Energy Consultant, Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines.
  • 1982 to 1983, Senior Economic Development Consultant, The Futures Group , Washington, D.C., USA.
  • 1983Sector Modeling Consultant, United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome, Italy.
  • 1984 to 1992, Chief Planner and Economist; Prokurist, Motor-Columbus Consulting Engineers Inc./Holinger Ltd., Baden, Switzerland.
  • 1990 to 1992, Associate Professor of Energy Planning and Policy, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 1992 to 1993, Principal Planner, WAP- Werkstatt fuer Architektur und Planung AG, Zuerich, Switzerland.
  • 1993 to 1998, Chairman, Department of Urban Enviromental Management (tenured 1995); Member, IHS Management Team (1996-1998); Director, IHS/Wageningen University Centre for the Urban Enviroment (CUE), Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studes, Rotterdam, the Netherlands .
  • 1998 to 2009, Professor and Director, the School of Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
  • 2012Professor and Director of the Master of Community Planning Program (MCP), School of Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Events Organized

  • Other. Exhibition In the Public Interest: The Life and Work of Planning Pioneer Ladislas Segoe (1894-1983) (02/01/2015 to 03/31/2015) , Philip M. Meyers Memorial Gallery, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Other. Exhibition In the Public Interest: The Life and Work of Planning Pioneer Ladislas Segoe (1894-1983), Bibliowicz Gallery, Millstein Hall, College of Art, Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
  • Other. Exhibition In the Public Interest: The Life and Work of Planning Pioneer Ladislas Segoe (1894-1983), Segoe Science Building, Faculty of Architecture, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Isreal.

Board Certifications/Licenses

  • American Institute of Certified Planners, AICP 1978
  • Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects, SIA 1985
  • Royal Dutch Institute of Engineers, KIVI 1994
  • European Federation of National Associations of Engineers, FEANI 1994
  • American Society of Civil Engineers ACSE, Affiliate Member 2008
  • College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners, FAICP 2012
  • Swiss Federation of Urban Planners, FSU 2013