Dr Flora Roumpani

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  • Flora Roumpani is a Visiting Lecturer at the Royal College of Art for environmental GIS and 3D GIS. She is an architect and currently a research fellow at the British Library and The Alan Turing Institute.

  • Biography

  • Flora Roumpani received her PhD from the Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis in UCL in 2018 (EPSRC Doctoral Training Grant). She also holds an MRes in Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation from CASA and a diploma in Architecture Engineering from the Department of Architecture in the University of Patras (MSc).

    After her studies in architecture, Flora worked as a city planner in Doxiadis Associates in international master planning projects for four years. During her PhD studies she worked as a research assistant in CASA for the “ReMapLima” participatory mapping project in Lima Peru, funded by the Bartlett Research Materialization Grant, and later in Intel’s “Capstone” project.

    She has also freelanced for award-winning projects relating to new media and education. 

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  • External collaborations

  • UCL: Public outreach activities, leading drone technology workshops (Drones4Good) for young people organised by UCL Engineering.

    Little Sparks Hospital: Working with VR technology for the development of applications that can reduce the anxiety levels for children undergoing surgery.  

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  • Publications, exhibitions and other outcomes

  • Publications:

    Roumpani, F., Hudson, P. and Hudson-Smith, A., 2018. The Use of Historical Data in Rule-Based Modelling for Scenarios to Improve Resilience within the Building Stock. The Historic Environment: Policy & Practice, pp.1-18.

    Toumpalidis, I., Cheliotis, K., Roumpani, F. and Hudson-Smith, A., 2018. VR Binoculars: an immersive visualization framework for IoT data streams. Living in the Internet of Things: Cybersecurity of the IoT - 2018, 2018 page (7 pp.).

    Batty, M., Hudson-Smith, A., Hugel, S. and Roumpani, F., 2015. Visualising data for smart cities. In Handbook of Research on Social, Economic, and Environmental Sustainability in the Development of Smart Cities (pp. 339-362). IGI Global.

    Roumpani F., Hudson P., 2014. The evolution of London: the city's near-2,000 year history mapped, The Guardian, 15 May, for the Wellington Arch Exhibition.

    Roumpani, F., Wilson, A.G., 2014. Science, communication and urban planning practice, in Digital Planning: Ideas to Make it Happen, 2014. RIBA Think Piece Series.

     Roumpani F, 2013. Developing classical and contemporary models in ESRI's CityEngine, CASA working paper 191, http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/casa/publications/working-paper-191. Presented at the 2013 AUM Conference in Cambridge.

    Batty, M., Gray, S., Hudson-Smith, A., Milton, R., O’Brien, O., Roumpani, F., 2018. Visualising Spatial and Social Media, CASA working Paper 190, in  http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/casa/publications/working-paper-190.

    Roumpani F., O’ Brien O., Hudson-Smith, A., 2013. Creating, visualizing and modelling the real-time city, Conference Proceedings Hybrid City II; Subtle Revolutions, Athens, 2013.

     

    Exhibitions:

    2014, 4 December- 2 February. Selected work for the 'The Almost Lost' exhibition at Wellington Arch (English Heritage) with the animation “London Evolution”. https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/wellington-arch/previous-exhibitions/almost-lost/

    2015, 27 July - 3 October. Selected work for the Drawn To The Future at the Building Centre with the 3D printed model and projections of Lima. https://www.buildingcentre.co.uk/exhibitions/drawn-to-the-future

    2006. Selected  work  for  the  5th  exhibition  of  Greek  Architecture (SANA). Publication: "Man  in  Space  -  5th  exhibition  of  Greek Architecture, Papasotiriou, Patras 2006". Design team: Flora Roumpani, Alexandros Berzouanis.

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  • Awards and Grants

  • 2018:  Provost's Engineering Engagement Award for the Drones4Good public engagement workshop, in collaboration with CASA and UCL Engineering.

    2018AAGBI Innovation in Anaesthesia Critical Care and Pain Award 2018 for the Little Journey application. By Dr. Chris Evans, Ramani Moonsinghe, Flora Roumpani, Alexandros Bertzouanis, Laura Henry.

    2013Greek Architectural  Talent  2008-2013  (GRE  A  T)  Project  title:  “New  Athens  City Museum”. Publication: “41” Great Edition, Heracles GCCo, Athens, 2013. Design team: Roumpani Flora, Eleni Takou.

    2010Honorable  Mention  in  OEK  -  SIKA  European  Competition  2010  for  Communal Sustainable Residences. Project title: "RESI_GEN”. Design Team: Anthi Valavani, Flora Roumpani, Maria Markella Kolotourou, Alexandros Bertzouanis.