David Miller gets NYU teaching gig
Former Toronto Mayor David Miller will soon be teaching at the engineering affiliate of New York University.
Miller on Tuesday was named Future of Cities Global Fellow by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University based in Brooklyn.
"I am very pleased to join NYU-Poly," Miller said in a statement.
"Its long history as a respected institution for engineering innovation, its approach to education and its global collaborations with NYU create a unique opportunity to help its students — and the world — find solutions to pressing urban issues that can improve livability, prosperity and opportunity for all."
Miller will be tasked with lecturing and developing programs that address the use of technology in urban settings.
The university lauded his work as former chair of the C40 climate leadership group during his time as Toronto mayor.
"Under his leadership, Toronto received numerous honors such as the low carbon leadership award from the climate group," the university said in a statement. "It is acknowledged as one of the worlds' leading business destinations and as a city that respects social justice.
Miller works with Toronto law firm Aird and Berlis and is also president of a firm called Urban Green Jobs.