Scott Spak to Join PPC


Scott Spak, Assistant Professor with joint appointments in Urban and Regional Planning, and Civil and Environmental Engineering, will join the PPC Environmental Policy Research Program August 1. His research and teaching focuses on understanding connections between complex environmental systems, and their responses to changes in technology, policy, land use, and society. Professor Spak comes to the PPC from the UI Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, where he was forecasting weather and atmospheric chemistry in support of intensive atmospheric science field measurement campaigns.