Professor Amnon Frenkel

Regional Planning & Technological Innovation

PAST & PRESENT

Amnon Frenkel is Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Research and Faculty Development at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Previously, he served as the chair of the Graduate Program for Urban and Regional Planning at the Faculty (2004-2013). 

 

He is a senior research fellow at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies and member of the board at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning and a senior research fellow at the Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research.

 

Professor Frenkel holds B.A. in Social Science form Haifa University, M.Sc. and D.Sc. in Urban and Regional Planning from the Technion. He is the President of the Israeli Section of the Regional Science Association International and member of the European Regional Science Association Council. Professor Frenkel is the representative of the Technion at the Israel National Planning and Building Board.

 

Research Focus:

  • Regional and metropolitan planning

  • Measuring urban sprawl and identifying its spatial dynamic; Strategic Planning

  • investigating the land use pattern of urban settlements and the effect of growth management policy on land consumption.

  • Regional Aspect of Technology Diffusion; Technology Transfer; Innovation Ecosystems

 

FRENKEL'S BOOKS

 

 

 

Societies in Motion: Innovation, Migration and Regional Transformation.

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Technion Nation: Technion's Contribution to Israel and the World


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Mapping National Innovation Ecosystems: Foundations for Policy Consensus

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