Dr. Alphonse Nkurunziza is from Rwanda and is currently the City Engineer and Director General for Infrastructure and Urban Development in Kigali. He coordinates engineering and urban planning activities in three city departments: Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Construction One Stop Centre, and City Master Plan Inspection. He has several research articles with important publications in international scientific journals, book chapters and in international scientific conference proceedings. Dr. Alphonse Nkurunziza is also a visiting senior lecturer of Urban Structure, Transport Planning & Engineering in the department of Civil Engineering at the University of Rwanda. He holds a Ph.D in Urban Transport Planning from the University of Twente in the Netherlands, and is also currently an affiliated researcher at the university. He has a Master of Science with distinction in Urban Planning and Management and Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Civil & Environmental.