Michele, PhD in Land Engineering (University of Cagliari, 2003) is Associate Professor of Spatial Planning at the University of Cagliari where he teaches spatial planning, Geodesign, and GIScience. His actual research interests deal with the scientific method in planning, metaplanning, Planning Support Systems (PSS), Social Media Geographic Information in urban and regional planning and Geodesign. He authored over one-hundred-twenty publications, and he is editor of the volume GIS for Sustainable Development published by CRC-Press/Taylor and Francis Group in 2006. In 2011 he directed the International Summer School on Information and Communication Technology in Spatial Planning “INFOPLAN”. Since 2009 Michele leads UrbanGis and is contact person of UrbanGis at AGILE.
Júnia, Bachelor in Tourism (Centro Universitário Newton Paiva, 2003), Specialist in Tourism and Sustainable Development (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 2005), Specialist in GIS (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 2007), and Master in Analysis and Modeling Environmental Systems (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 2011), is currently a PhD candidate in Architecture and Urban Planning at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Her present research interests are Urban Planning, Urban Carrying Capacity, Crowdsourcing, Volunteer Geographic Information, and Social Media Geographic Information. She has experience working with environmental assessment, GIS, and Tourism Planning. In 2015 she is visiting researcher in UrbaGIS.
Francesca is an Architect (University of Cagliari, 2011) and Master in Human Settlements (KU Leuven, Belgium, 2014). She is currently a research fellow at DICAAR, UrbanGIS. Her research concern the application of geodesign methods and Planning Support Systems (PSS). She also features a record of works as free-lance architect.
Chiara graduated in Architecture at University of Cagliari in 2015. Her master’s thesis, titled “A Geodesign approach to urban quality analysis in Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil”, has been developed in collaboration with the Laboratory of Geoprocessamento in the Escola de Arquitetura of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. She is currently PhD candidate in Civil Engineering and Architecture at the University of Cagliari. Her research interests concern two main research streams, including the development of 2nd generation Planning Support Systems (PSS) in a Geodesign approach on one hand, and the earthen and sustainable architecture on the other one.
Elisabetta Anna Di Cesare
Elisabetta is Construction and Architecture Engineer (University of Cagliari, 2011), post-graduate Master’s degree in Design and environmental assessment techniques (Politecnico di Torino) and PhD in Civil Engineering and Architecture (University of Cagliari). She collaborated with the Department of Agricultural Science (University of Sassari), where she worked on governance processes in climate change adaptation, as part of the research activities for the preparation of the Sardinian Regional Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change. She is currently research fellow at the University centre for research on transport and mobility issues (CIREM – University of Cagliari) where she works on the preparation of the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Regional Cycling Plan of Sardinia. Her research interests deal with Strategic Environmental Assessment, Geodesign and planning support systems. She is also professional consultant in urban planning and Strategic Environmental Assessment.
Roberta is a Civil Engineer (University of Cagliari, 2009) and Master in International Planning and Development (School of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University, 2010). She is currently PhD candidate in Land Engineering at the University of Cagliari. Her current research interests include the study of spatial patterns of customer preferences in Tourism planning, and the impact of Spatial Data Infrastructure in spatial planning. She is also consultant in Strategic Environmental Assessment and civil engineering.
Anastacia graduated in Information Systems and Technologies at Tomsk Polytechnic University (Tomsk, Russia). Since 2012 Anastacia is research fellow at the University of Cagliari working the project “Development of a VGI platform for urban and regional planning”.
Konstantin graduated in 2012 from Tomsk Polytechnic University, Institute of Cybernetic, Department of computer science as Engineer of Information Systems and Technologies (sub-speciality geoinformation systems and technologies). Since 2012 he is enrolled as double Phd student in Tomsk Polytechnic University (speciality – Mathematical Software of Computers and Computer Networks) and University of Cagliari (speciality – land engineering). He works on the research project “Software development and integration of spatial web services for Planning Support System Design “. His scientific interests is software development of web-systems, geoinformation and planning support systems.
Pierangelo graduated in Construction Engineering at University of Cagliari in 2012. Since 2013, he is PhD candidate in Land Engineering at DICAAR of University of Cagliari. His research interests concern the study of spatial analysis methods and innovative approaches for the use of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), and Social Media Geographic Information (SMGI), as support for analysis, design and decision-making in urban and regional planning.
Andrea is Construction Engineering (University of Cagliari, 2012). Since 2013 he is candidate at the International PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering at DICAAR of University of Cagliari. His research interests concern the study of Geodesign methodologies and their application in spatial planning, and the development of Planning Support Systems (PSS), analysis and GIS modeling to support regional and local land use planning (LLUP).
Sara is Construction and Architecture Engineering (University of Cagliari, 2014). She is currently a research fellow at DICAAR, UrbanGIS. Her primarily research interests concern the integration and the analysis of the different types of Geographic Information including Volunteered (VGI) and Authoritative Geographic Information (AGI) in landscape and urban studies and planning.
Daniele graduated in Environmental Engineering at University of Cagliari in 2010. Since 2011 he is PhD candidate in Land Engineering at DICAAR of University of Cagliari. His research interests concern the modeling of Spatial Composite Indicators and the use of spatial statistics in spatial and environmental planning.