Hebatuallah Mohamed Hendawy worked on the project as guest researcher for two months in summer 2017. She holds dual master’s degree in Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design from Stuttgart University and Ain Shams University, Cairo. At the time of working with the project team, she was also teaching assistant at Arab Academy of Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport in Egypt. She teaches different courses including housing design, music and civilization, visual art, creativity and innovation, architecture drawing, and landscape design.
Dr. Fatih Terzi worked with the project team in 2017 to publish a joint paper, “Neighborhood-scale Urban Form Typologies of Large Metropolitan Areas: Observations on Istanbul, Cairo and Tehran”. He had a research stay at Center for Technology and Society of TU Berlin to work on the above topic. At the time of cooperation, Dr. Terzi was an associate professor at Istanbul Technical University. He participated in teaching activities in the department of landscape architecture at Clemson University, USA as a visiting research scholar. He also paid a visit both to the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at University College London and to the Technology and Community Center at Technical University Berlin as a guest researcher. The research interests include site planning, urban spatial development and GIS-based urban modeling.
Lucia Layritz worked from August 2017 until January 2018 as a student assistant for the projects. For her masters she studies Environmental Technology at TU Berlin and additionally Economics with the University of London International. Before joining the ZTG, she researched urban systems and water conflicts in the middle east as an intern at the American University Beirut and worked in R&D management for an international chemical company. Her research interest include Urban planning, informal urban systems, circular economy and sustainable resource management, resources and conflicts, urban finance and environmental economics.