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Kimberly Burton

Kimberly  Burton

Kimberly Burton

Associate Professor of Practice; City and Regional Planning



229 Knowlton Hall

Areas of Expertise

  • Energy and Resiliency Planning
  • Green building

Kimberly Burton is an associate professor of practice in city and regional planning at the Knowlton School where she teaches courses on Energy Planning, Resiliency Planning, Underground City, Green Building, Planning Studios, and Professional Development.  She also serves as the Internship Program Coordinator for City & Regional Planning and the Ghana Sustainable Change Coordinator.

Burton is a professional engineer (P.E.), certified planner (AICP) with advanced certification in transportation planning (CTP), and a LEED accredited professional in Neighborhood Development (LEED AP ND). She received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1999 and master's degree in city and regional planning in 2002, both from the Ohio State University.  Burton has over 18 years of experience working in both the public and private sectors for state and local agencies and multi-disciplinary consultants.  Burton currently runs a planning consulting firm, Burton Planning Services (BPS), which is focused on sustainable planning and environmental solutions for its clients. Burton has broad planning experience, spanning transportation planning, community plans, economic development activities, environmental documents, noise and air quality analyses, safety studies, and public involvement activities.