Gavin Paul Smith AICP

Professor, North Carolina State University, Department of Landscape Architecture

Gavin Smith is a Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University. His research focuses on hazard mitigation, disaster recovery and climate change adaptation and the integration of research and practice through deep community engagement.

Current educational efforts are focused on the development of a graduate certificate in disaster resilient policy, engineering and design and helping to coordinate a university-wide effort focused on disaster resilience spanning research, teaching and engagement-related activities. Dr. Smith has written two books as well as numerous peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters and practice-oriented reports.