Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Dr. Idan Porat holds B.A. in environmental studies, from the Technion; MSc and PhD (with excellence) in Urban and regional planning from the Technion. Idan is a senior research colleague at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies and a lecturer at the Urban and Regional Planning Program. He is one of the founders of the Spatial Capital Lab and the Spatial Planning & Design Lab, teaches a Metropolitan studio and GIS advisor. Dr. Porat's research deals with spatial planning policy development and urban and regional strategic planning based on local capital assets and Multi-Parametric GIS analysis. His research was published in lead international journals, and was presented in international conferences. He has over 10 years of practical experience in urban and regional planning. Idan is married to Smadar (Psychologist); father to Roni, Uri and Ziv and lives in Kiryat Tivon.