Team

Alenka Poplin

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Assistant Professor. Enthusiastic researcher. World traveler.

I love to think about novel ways of involving people in participative processes in urban planning. How can we utilize games to attract more people to participate and co-create our living environment? Alenka holds a PhD in Geoinformation Science from Vienna University of Technology, Austria.

Santhi Buddabathini 

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Data Scientist. Loves designing graphics and painting.

Santhi is a master student in Management information systems at Iowa State University and worked at Accenture Pvt. Ltd as a developer. She currently develops and implements game prototypes by using necessary programming languages. She is activelly invovled in the implementation of  e-footsteps game.

Brandon Klein

Urban planner. Inspired GIS user. Loves dogs.

Brandon is a Community and Regional Planning graduate student with a focus on GIS. His interests are in transit-oriented developments and is currently conducting research on games and their successful implementation to retrieve home-energy preference data

Abhilash Kolluri

Abhilash is a computer scientists and holds a B.Sc in computer science. Currently he is a master student in computer science at Iowa State University. He implements our prototypes and collaborates in selecting game platforms.

Arindam Roy

Arindam Roy

Planner. Architect. Photographer.

I am a fun loving cheerful person having a passion for creation. Objective: To use geogames as a platform for inclusive planning approach. Arindam holds a B.Sc. in architecture from Iowa State University and a M.Sc. in urban planning. Congratulations for his PhD position at University of Cincinnati!

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Patrick Felsch

Patrick is an urban planner, and holds a M.Sc. in urban planning from the HafenCity University Hamburg.

Björn Landahl

Björn is the desiger of the B3 game, urban planner, and holds a B.Sc. in urban planning from the HafenCity University hamburg.

Bärbel Reinart

Bärbel is an urban planner and geographer. She holds M.Sc. in urban planning from the HafenCity University Hamburg and B.Sc. in Geography from the Rheinisch-Westfälische University Aachen.

Florian Schmidt

Florian is the designer of the B3 game, urban planner and holds a M.Sc. of urban planning from the HafenCity University Hamburg.

Jan Thomas

Jan helped in the initial phases of founding GeoGames Lab and has always been a very active member. He holds a M.Sc. in urban planning from the HafenCity University Hamburg.