Thaddeus Pawlowski

Thad Pawlowski is the director of the Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes at Columbia University, which seeks to integrate resilience and climate change adaptation into the long-term development patterns of cities through the design of projects, policies, and programs. CRCL’s applied research brings together local leaders and global experts to drive the implementation of resilient projects around the world. Before founding CRCL, Thad planned for disasters at NYC Office of Emergency Management, worked to reduce the likelihood and impact of disasters at NYC Planning, and then helped the City recover from Hurricane Sandy at the NYC Mayor’s Office. He has Masters in Architecture from University of Pennsylvania and was a 2015 Loeb Fellow at Harvard University.