Smart Cities Research Cluster Co-convenor, UNSW, Australia
Dr Hawken co-convenes the Smart Cities Research Cluster at UNSW with Dr Hoon Han. He is currently working with the cluster and the City of Sydney on analysing economic heterogeneity within central Sydney using 3D GIS.
Hawken also leads a group of international scholars on planning ecological infrastructure for emerging megacities in the delta environments of Southeast Asia. The work involves developing ecological informatics in the cities of Yangon and Ho Chi Minh City using very high resolution remote sensed imagery.