Andres Sevtsuk

Andres Sevtsuk is a Charles and Ann Spaulding Career Development Associate Professor of Urban Science and Planning at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, where he also leads the City Form Lab. His work bridges city design, active mobility and spatial analytics. Andres is the author of the Urban Network Analysis toolbox, used by researchers and practitioners around the world to model pedestrian flows along city streets and to study coordinated land use and transportation development along networks. He has recently published a book entitled “Street Commerce: Creating Vibrant Urban Sidewalks” with Penn Press and "Urban Network Analysis: Tools for Modeling Walking and Biking in Cities" with Tianjin University Press. Andres has collaborated with a number of city governments, international organizations, planning practices and developers on urban designs, plans and policies in both developed and rapidly developing urban environments, most recently including those in US, Indonesia, Estonia and Singapore. He has led various international research projects, published in planning, transportation and urban design journals, and received numerous awards for his work. Before joining MIT, Andres was an Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He holds a PhD from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning and an SMArchs in Architecture and Urbanism from MIT.  


PhD in Urban Planning and Design, MIT
2004 -
SMArchS Urbanism, MIT
2001 - 2004
BArch, École d'architecture de la ville & des territoires
- 2001
BArch 1st and 2nd year studies, Estonian Academy of Arts, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Design

Academic Experience

2019 - Present
Associate Professor of Urban Science and Planning, MIT
2019 - 2019
Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard GSD
2015 - 2019
Assistant Professor of Planning, Harvard GSD
2011 - 2015
Assistant Professor of Architecture and Planning, Singapore University of Technology and Design
- 2011
Lecturer in Urban Studies and Planning / Architecture , MIT