Professor Branka Dimitrijevic, FHEA PhD MSc Dip-Eng Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom,
My research outputs in history of architecture, reuse of built heritage, sustainable built environment and social innovation for resilience of settlements have been published internationally. I directed multiinstitutional online knowledge exchange projects on sustainable building design and refurbishment in 2009-2013, and on integration of low carbon infrastructures into settlements in 2013-2014. The projects attracted over 3,200 members internationally. Since 2014, I am Director of Knowledge Exchange and Special Projects and Operations, and Research Impact Coordinator at the Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde
As a Visiting Professor, I held lectures at postgraduate courses at the Polytechnic University of Bari in 2005-2014 and the University of Basilicata, Italy, since 2009 to date. I delivered lectures to professional delegations from China and Poland at the University of Strathclyde, and from Egypt at the University of East London. I collaborated with the Institute of Architecture and Urbanism of Serbia in the research on the influence of climate change on urban planning (2011 – 2015) and have recently been invited to participate at the round table on impacts of climate change on cities organised by the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Serbia on 27th September 2018. My other professional activities include assessing of research outputs of Italian academics, and research proposals in Denmark, Greece and Cyprus, to Innovate UK and Nesta UK, and to EUREKA-EUROSTARS: Funding excellence in innovation, European Commission; membership in the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, Arhitektura i Urbanizam, International Journal of Architectural Research, and Sustainability; and reviewing papers submitted to 17 international journals. I was a member of the Boards of Architecture and Design Scotland (2010-2014) and Scottish Sustainable Development Forum (2010-2013), and a member of 2020 Climate Group Scotland (2012-2014).