People

Who we are

Sergio Porta
Sergio Porta
Director
Dr. Sergio Porta is Professor of Urban Design, Head of Department and Director of the Urban Design Studies Unitat the Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. He is currently involved in street design schemes and applied researches in
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Ombretta Romice
Ombretta Romice
MSc Director
Dr Ombretta Romice is Senior Lecturer in Urban design at the Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is also actively involved with IAPS, the International Association for People-Environment Studies, as
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Alessandra Feliciotti
Alessandra Feliciotti
Researcher
Alessandra started her PhD with UDSU in October of 2013. After completing the MSc studio as an Erasmus exchange student from Italy in 2011-2012, Alessandra came back to have a bigger part in the UDSU unit. Alessandra has had a
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Martin Fleischmann
Martin Fleischmann
PhD student
Martin appeared at UDSU first as an Erasmus+ student in 2015 and stayed for one semester. After another semester spent as an exchange student in Seoul, South Korea, still as a student of Czech Technical University in Prague, he started
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Zeynep Gur Gunbeyaz
Zeynep Gur Gunbeyaz
Zeynep started her PhD with UDSU in early October of 2018. She graduated Urban and Regional Planning and Architecture with Double Major Programme  from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.  During the education and right after graduating she worked in several Architectural
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Seabo Morobolo
Seabo Morobolo
Seabo B. Morobolo joined the UDSU in October 2018 as a PhD student after 10 years of being a lecturer at the University of Botswana. Her research interest is the relationship between culture, people and space within the built environment
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Haider Jasim Essa Al-Saaidy
Haider Jasim Essa Al-Saaidy
PhD student
Haider started his PhD with UDSU in October of 2014. This PhD research forms part of a longer progression in architectural study that started with my B.Sc. and then moved to the M.Sc. at the Department of Architectural Engineering at
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