Selection Committee

Ioanna Symeonidou, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece

Ioanna Symeonidou is an architect engineer specializing in digital media for design and manufacturing. She has graduated from the Architecture Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with Honors, and she has completed her postgraduate studies at the Architectural Association in London in the thematic area of Emergent Technologies and Design. Her doctoral dissertation at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki focuses on digital design and construction methods. She has taught at the University of Thessaly, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and Graz University of Technology in Austria. She is the author of more than 40 papers, published in scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, and has participated in research projects in Greece and abroad.

Vesna Stojaković, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Technical Sciences (FTN), Novi Sad, Serbia

Vesna Stojaković Vesna Stojaković  has a MSc degree (2004) in the field of architecture and PhD in the field of digital technologies applied to architecture (2011). She is employed at Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad as assistant professor at Department of Architecture. She teaches geometry and digital technologies applied to architecture and design. She is the Head of Digital Design Center and the Head of the Department of Theories and Interpretations of Architectural Space. She published many papers in journals and conferences and participated in scientific, design and art projects and exhibitions. From 2016. to 2018. she was President of SUGIG (Serbian Society for Geometry and Graphics). She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Nexus Network Journal.

Giampiero Mele, PhD, Full Professor, University e-Campus, Italy

Architect Giampiero Mele received his PhD in “Survey and Representation of architecture and the environment” at the University of Florence in 2000, and a PhD in “Architectural and Urban Design” from the Universitè di Paris 8 in 2004. Since 2014, he has been a Full Professor at the Università degli studi e-Campus, and professor of descriptive geometry at the University of Florence, at the Politecnico di Milano and University of Ferrara. His fields of research are the relationships between geometry and arithmetic in historic architecture, and drawing in architecture and design. He has given talks at various conferences in these fields, and is the author of numerous scientific papers.

Dr Naomi Ando, architect, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan

Naomi ANDO is a professor of architecture at Hosei University, Tokyo Japan. He received his Doctor of Engineering degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology (1997). His research interests are the analysis of forms and spatial images of architecture, application of computer graphics to architectural and urban planning. His research papers in English have appeared in Journal for Geometry and Graphics (International Society for Geometry and Graphics), FME Transactions (University of Belgrade, Serbia), Journal of Industrial Design and Engineering Graphics (Sorging, Romania), etc. In 2019, his 3D model work “Automatic Generation of a Cityscape: Shibuya, Tokyo” won the Excellence Award in the 11th Digital Modeling Contest, which is held by Japan Society for Graphic Science.

Jelena Milošević, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Dr. Jelena Milošević (1981) graduated (2006) and received her PhD (2016) at
University of Belgrade – Faculty of Architecture where she has been employed since 2011.
She is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Architectural Technology.
The focus of her scientific research is the areas of structural systems and spatial structures, morphology, generation and optimization of structures. She is a participant of national and
international scientific projects, with numerous papers published papers in journals, proceedings and monographs. Her professional involvement is focused on architectural and urban planning
designing. She has exhibited her works in several exhibitions and participated in the organization of exhibitions. She is the author of award-winning projects and mentor of award-winning student papers. She is also a member of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS).

Mateja Budin, mathematician, Head of Mathema, the Institute for Popularization of Mathematics in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Mateja Budin studied applied mathematics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana. In 2003 she established Mathema, Institute for popularization of mathematics. She is co-founder of the Foundation Mathema Art; she runs the House of Polyhedra and organizes national competitions in Slovenia. Her main interests are in the field of polyhedra, spatial visualization, logic and math-art.

Ratko Obradović, PhD, Full Professor, Faculty of Technical Sciences (FTN), Novi Sad, Serbia

 He is head of the Chair for Computer Graphics and also the founder and head of Computer Graphics – Engineering Animation Studies (at the Undergraduate, Master and Doctoral level of Academic Studies) since their establishment at the Faculty of Technical Sciences in 2011. His research interests include: Computer Graphics, Computer Geometry, Computer Animation, CAD, Scientific Visualization, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Higher Education. He is the author or coauthor of four books and has published 35 journal papers and more than 40 articles in Conference proceedings. He is also a coauthor of a CG animated film Alea Iacta Est presented at the Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival in 2012. From 2010 to 2012 he was President of SUGIG (Serbian Society for Geometry and Graphics).

GianLuca Stasi, PhD, Ctrl+Z Studio Founder, Univesidad de Sevilla, Spain

Architect by training (Rome, 2015) he has explored the fields of mathematics and geometry driven by personal fascination. Today these subjects are a cornerstone of his practice and were one of the main topics of his doctoral thesis (Seville, 2018). At the same time, he also developed an artistic research and production that feeds form and to the main professional activity. This has led him to participate in congresses, events and exhibitions on these topics such as Geometrias’19 (Portugal), the Bridge Congress 2018 (Sweden) or the Joint Mathematical Meetings 2018 (USA), etc. His productions can be found at: http://www.ctrlz.net

Tanja Manojlović, Full Professor at the Faculty of Applied Arts, the Department of Interior and Furniture Design, University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia

She teaches subjects related to spatial design at all education levels. She has realized dozens of constructions for different purposes in Serbia and Russia. Field of work: interior design, inclusive design, architecture and urban design. Author or co-author of over 50 projects (student workshops with exhibitions and presentations of projects created under her mentorship or with her commentary) at over 50 exhibitions and events in Serbia and abroad, many by invitation: Salon of Architecture, Belgrade Furniture Fair, Belgrade Building Expo, International Landscape Architecture Exhibition, Mikser Festival, Belgrade Design Week, DESIGNBOOM MART – Stockholm Furniture Fair, Mantova Creativa, Promenade Verona. Mentor of many award-winning student projects. Member of the jury of the Salon of Architecture 2014, as well as many student competitions. Founder of PreSalona, a traditional student event within the Salon of Architecture.

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