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We study the fundamental processes that drive, shape, and sustain cities.

At the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, our researchers come from the social, natural, and computational sciences, along with the humanities. Together, we pursue innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship, develop new educational programs, and provide leadership and evidence to support global, sustainable urban development. In the next 20-30 years, Earth will reach peak population, with the net population growth of 4 to 5 billion happening in cities. The Mansueto Institute creates the research, evidence, and knowledge that empowers citizens from the realms of policy, activism, and practice, to realize the potential of our increasingly urban world.

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Welcome from the Director, 2022-23 Academic Year

Welcome back, We hope the year ahead will be very different from the difficult and frustrating experience of the last three. The pandemic is finally receding, and the university, along with society, is waking up to a new reality with many challenges but also some...

2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

A full list of 2021 accomplishments on research, training, and partnerships, for the Manuseto Institute for Urban Innovation.

2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review: Looking Back and Always Forward  Exhibiting at the world's premier conference on cities in Abu Dhabi Recognizing graduate student research in Sustainable Urban Development Holding transformative events year-round, including a historic Earth Day...

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