Brian Muller
Sustainable Planning & Urban Design

Office: ENVD 152

Brian Muller is an associate professor in the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he teaches environment and land use planning, planning history and spatial analysis. He holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of California Berkeley.

His research focuses on planning methods, regional planning, and planning for hazards and climate change. Recent work has focused on green infrastructure as a climate adaptation strategy. Muller’s research has been supported by the US Forest Service, US Bureau of Land Management, National Science Foundation, the Microsoft Corporation, the Wyss Foundation and the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Muller has been chair of the Planning and Design program at the University of Colorado Denver and Director of Planning Studies for the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to returning to school for his Ph.D., Muller had a 15-year career as an environmental planner, policy analyst and program manager.