Paul D. Zwick

Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Environmental Engineering Sciences
BS Engineering
Construction Management

Dr. Zwick has been a faculty member in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Florida for over 30 years. He is presently a professor emeritus in Urban and Regional Planning. Paul has also been the Director of the GeoPlan Center in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning. He was also the Interim Director of the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, the Director of the College Doctoral Programs and Department Chair in Urban and Regional Planning. Dr. Zwick’s areas of expertiseare in land use planning, GIS, environmental planning, and is also working within a new paradigm — Geodesign. He researches new land use and environmental models using GIS, visualization software, and spatial modeling for regional Geodesign and urban form. Dr. Zwick’s work includes the State of Florida Greenways plan, the development of the Florida geographic Data Library, and numerous visioning projects including the Florida MyRegion project. He has been an advisor to the Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Department of Community Affairs, and has been on professional boards for the Urban and Regional Systems Association, The Conservation Fund, 1000 Friends of Florida and the Florida American Planning Association. Dr. Zwick has published two books with ESRI Press. He is a coauthor with Margaret Carr for “Smart Land-Use Analysis: The LUCIS Model”, Esri Press Redlands, CA. March 2007. He is also a coauthor with Iris Patten and Abdulnaser Arafat for “Advanced Land-Use Analysis for Regional Geodesign: Using LUCISplus“, ESRI Press Redlands, CA. October 2015.

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