Chukwuemeka V. Chukwuemeka is an architect and urbanist with strong international experience in project development, project management, and systems design. His research is on emergent dynamics and self-organization processes of spatial productions in rapidly urbanizing cities in Africa.
Chukwuemeka completed his Doctor of Architecture (PhD) as KU Leuven’s Interfacultaire Raad voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking (IRO) Scholar, a full doctoral scholarship position awarded to outstanding international scholars in Belgium. He obtained Master of Arts in architecture degree from Hochschule Anhalt (Dessau International Architecture, Bauhaus Campus) with Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Preis, awarded for outstanding achievements of international students at German universities. He also obtained Bachelor of Science in architecture degree from Imo State University in Nigeria, where he graduated as the overall best architecture student.
Currently as a Princeton Mellon / Princeton Institute for International & Regional Studies Fellow in USA, he is working on developing new frameworks and tools on how to read, design, plan and manage space productions in urban Africa amidst extreme uncertainties, and towards sustainable urban futures.