Angela Santangelo, born in Bologna, graduated in 2012 at the Faculty of Engineering
of the University of Bologna, under the Master Degree Programme Building Engineering-Architecture, with a master thesis in urban planning. "Social Housing in Italy: possible
responses to the housing question learning from Dutch Housing
Associations" is the title of the final project, which was carried
out firstly at the Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The
Netherlands, within the exchange programme LLP/ERASMUS, and
secondly at the University of Bologna, under the supervision of
prof. Simona Tondelli. The research work deals with the analysis of
the ongoing issues on Italian housing system and the development
of guidelines in order to achieve social goals, taking into
account the main features of social housing sector in The
Netherlands and in Europe.
Since 2013 to 2015 she had been research fellow of CIRI (Centre for applied
research) - Buildings and Construction of the University of Bologna
for working on the development of the European project BUILD SEE -
Addressing the divide between EU indications and their practical
implementation in the green construction and eco-social
re-qualification of residential areas in South East Europe Regions.
Since 2013 she has been part of the urban planning research group at University of Bologna coordinated by prof. Simona Tondelli, working on the development and implementation of EU project in the field of spatial and urban planning.
In 2014 she was involved as teaching assistant and project officer in the Erasmus Intensive Programme “Spatial planning and housing policies: creating community living spaces”, Bologna, 5th-16th March 2014, coordinated by prof. Simona Tondelli, University of Bologna.
Since 2014 she has been teaching assistant within Urban Planning Techniques Laboratory (teaching professor Simona Tondelli) at the School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Bologna, one cycle degree programme in Building Engineering - Architecture.
Since 2014 she has been external evaluation committee member of licensing exam for practicing the engineer profession in Italy.
In 2015 she was involved as teaching assistant in the PhD Summer School di Bologna “Design for Adaptation. Resilient Urban Communities” 7th-18th September 2015, Climate-KIC RIC Emilia-Romagna programme.
Since 2015 she has been Ph.D. student in Architecture at the University of Bologna. From September 2016 to January 2017 she had been visiting Ph.D. student at Building Energy Research Center, Tsinghua University, Beijing. Since May 2017 she has been one of the Climate-KIC’s Pioneer as part of the Climate Kic Pioneers into Practice Programme 2017. From September to October 2017 she had been Pioneer at the Environmental Center of the City of Helsinki.
Since 2017 she has been member of the AESOP Young Academics Network
Since 2017 she has been reviewer for the Sustainable Cities and Society Journal, ISSN: 2210-6707, Elsevier; since 2018 she has been reviewer for the Architectural Science Review Journal, ISSN: 1758-9622, Taylor & Francis.
Since March 2018 she has been nominated MC Substitute of the COST Action "European Energy Poverty: Agenda Co-Creation and Knowledge Innovation"
Since November 2018 she has been research fellow at CIRI Buildings and Construction and part of the coordination group managing the following EU projects:
- RURITAGE - Rural regeneration through systemic heritage-led strategies (H2020)
- MATCH-UP - The Role of Modal Interchange to Foster a Low-Carbon Urban Mobility (Interreg Europe)
and she collaborates on the following EU projects where UNIBO has a role of project partner:
- SeeRRI - Building Self-Sustaining Research and Innovation Ecosystems in Europe through Responsible Research and Innovation (H2020)
- UNINET Cultural Heritage - University Network for Cultural Heritage – Integrated Protection, Management and Use (Erasmus+)
- ICARO - Innovative qualifications for technological and organizational innovation in building sector (Erasmus+)
Since January 2019 she has been part of the research unit of FedercasaLAB aiming at investigating the possible contributions of public housing to the urban regeneration process.