The David Azrieli School of Architecture
Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts
Efrat Blumenfeld-Lieberthal is faculty at the David Azrieli School of Architecture at Tel Aviv University. She received her B.Arch, MA and PhD at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. She worked as a post-doctorate researcher at the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), University College London and as a Porter Fellow at the Environmental Simulation Laboratory (ESLab), Tel Aviv University.
She is the former Head of the Azrieli School of Architecture at Tel Aviv University, one of the founding team and steering committee of "City Center" an interdisciplinary research center for cities and urbanism at Tel Aviv University, and part of the steering committee of PlaNetZero – Tel Aviv University Climate initiative.
Efrat's research interests are urban complexity and smart cities. Her work combines complexity theories with urban studies. Her research interests are urban morphology, complex networks in urban systems, smart cities, and smart transportation, and place-based education. She has published her work in various leading urban planning, physics, education, and cognition journals.