Joseph Kott



Dr. Kott holds a B.A. from Wayne State University, master’s degrees in urban and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in transport planning and traffic engineering from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and a PhD in urban and regional transport planning from Curtin University in Perth, Australia.  He wrote his doctoral dissertation on the subject of planning, design, and assessment of sustainable arterial streets. His doctoral dissertation advisors were the world-renown scholars in planning sustainable cities, Prof. Peter Newman and Prof. Jeffrey Kenworthy.  Dr. Kott teaches courses in both the San Jose University Department of Urban and Regional Planning and the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State, as well as in the Program in Urban Studies at Stanford University.  He also serves as an instructor for the Technology Transfer Program in the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.  He has had over thirty-five years of professional experience in urban and regional planning.

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