Luca D'Acci

Luca D'Acci

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Luca D’Acci is the Head of Urban Environment and Climate Change of the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Honorary Research Fellow from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham.
He was an academic guest at Oxford University, Cambridge University and ETH; a guest lecturer at University College London, Vienna Technology University, Reading University, Bournemouth University, Utrecth University, TU Delft, and Trinity College Dublin, among others.
Before moving to Erasmus University Rotterdam, where he is working about several aspects related to urban morphology, he was a Professor at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, a researcher at the University of Strathclyde and the Politecnico di Torino. 
His work was underlined by the MIT Technology Review and quoted in a report by NASA. 
Luca D’Acci holds a post-PhD in Urbanism from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, a PhD in the field of Economic Assessment, and two degrees cum laude, one in Architecture and another in Engineering, from the Politecnico di Torino.


future cities, low-carbon and adaptive cities, urban morphology, quality of life, spatial analysis, human geography.



IHS - Erasmus University Rotterdam 

University of Birmingham

University of Cambridge