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Christine Steinmetz-Weiss

Associate Professor, School of Built Environment, UNSW Sydney

Dr Christine Steinmetz is an Associate Professor in City Planning at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Christine has been a chief investigator on a multi award-winning smart city research team having secured over 3.5 million AUD from Commonwealth and State sources. Their award-winning smart outdoor furniture, co-designed with Georges River Council and Street Furniture Australia, was awarded the Best Planning Ideas—Small Project in Planning Excellence from the Planning Institute of Australia and recognised by the World Bank.


  • 2013–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales
  • 2010–2013
    Director of Postgraduate Research , University of New South Wales


  • 2009 
    University of New South Wales, PhD
  • 2005 
    University of Edinburgh, MScEd
  • 1995 
    Arizona State University, BA


Visiting Professor at University of Chile