Visiting Professors - Current and Announced

Evangelista Luiz Roberto

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 June 2021 - 31 December 2021
Affiliation: University of Maringá
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Luiz Roberto Evangelista was born in 1958 in Maringá, Paraná, Brazil. He received his Ph. D. from University of São Paulo in 1988.  He began as Assistant Professor of University of Maringá in 1982 and became Full Professor of Theoretical Physics in 2001.

Ionescu Anca-Luiza

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 June 2021 - 30 November 2021
Affiliation: University Politehnica of Bucharest
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Anca-Luiza Ionescu (PhD in Physics, University of Bucharest) is full professor at Department of Physics, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

Berlanda Tomà

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 September 2021 - 31 January 2022
Affiliation: School of Architecture, Planning & Geomatics, University of Cape Town
Host Department: DIST - Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning

Tomà Berlanda (Venice, 1976), is an architect and scholar with extensive international academic and professional experience. As of April 2015, he is Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town, where he also held the appointment as Director (2015-2018). His research interests focus on the implications that can be drawn from a non-stereotypical reading of the African city and the practice of architecture in
non- Western urban settings and landscapes. He has co-founded asa studio and, two practices that have produced internationally recognised design work. His collaborative projects are the result of an engagement with the role of quality design for underprivileged communities, an include school buildings, early childhood development centres, and health facilities. He is the author of Architectural Topographies (Routledge, 2014), and, together with K.H. Smith, of
Interpreting Kigali (University of Arkansas press, 2018).

Primdahl Jørgen

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 September 2021 - 28 November 2021
Affiliation: Copenhagen University
Host Department: DIST - Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning

Jørgen Primdahl is professor in Countryside Planning and Management at IGN, University of Copenhagen. His background is landscape architecture with a Ph.D. in landscape planning and planning theory. His main research interest is the rural landscape (patterns, functions, and change) and the roles of public policy interventions. Recently he has published on the rural-urban fringe; multifunctionality in rural landscapes; the farmer as landscape manager; impact
models for agri-environmental policy making; intersecting dynamics of agricultural structural changes and urbanisation;landscape strategy making as a rural development approach; and globalisation and rural changes.
In 2010 he co-edited (with Simon Swaffield) the book: Globalisation and Agricultural Landscapes: Change Patterns and Policy Trends in Developed Countries. (Cambridge University Press). In 2016 he co-edited (with Lone Kristensen and Henrik Vejre) a book: Dialogbaseret planlægning i det åbne land. (Bogværket) and he is co-author of a book (with Bas Pedroli and Teresa Pinto-Correia) on European Landscapes in Transition published by Cambridge University Press
2018. He is co-editor (with Lone S. Kristensen and Kamilla Hansen Møller) of Fremtiden Landskaber – visioner og planer for det åbne land (Bogværket 2019).
Over the last 10 years he has been involved in 20 experimental planning projects focusing on new approaches to countryside planning which are more collaborative, policy integrating, and proactive than traditional planning has been.

Dong Gong

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2021 - 31 July 2022
Affiliation: Vector Architects
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

Founder / Design Principal of Vector Architects
Foreign Member of French Academy of Architecture
Plym Distinguished Professor at University of Illinois
Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University

Past Visiting Professors