Director & Associate Professor, MIT Urban Risk Lab
Miho Mazereeuw is an associate professor of architecture and urbanism at the School of Architecture and Planning, and the director of the Urban Risk Lab at MIT. Her research focuses on preparing communities and designing cities to prepare for disasters such as earthquakes, flooding, and hurricanes.
Miho Mazereeuw taught at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and the University of Toronto prior to joining the faculty at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her design work on disaster prevention has been exhibited globally and she is currently completing her book. As the director of the Urban Risk Lab at MIT, Mazereeuw is collaborating on a number of projects with institutions and organizations in the field of disaster reconstruction/prevention and is currently working in both US cities and internationally.