Biography: Mitchell de Sousa is an architect from the university of Buenos Aires with postgraduate studies on urban planning and mobility at the Dual Degree Master program between the University of Buenos Aires and the Technische Universität Berlin. Currently, a PhD student at the Technische Universität Berlin and focusing his research on developing autonomous urban management strategies for practitioners in the context of Argentina. Additionally, Mitchell is an assistant researcher at the ISR (superior institute of urbanism) and the CETAM (Center for Transportation Studies of the Metropolitan Area) of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of the University of Buenos Aires, where he also coordinates and teaches in academic assistantships. As of 2021, Mitchell is also a researching assistant at the IGEOPAT (Institute of Geographical Research of Patagonia) at the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco. Administratively, Mitchell has been working as a tutor to the Dual Degree Master which he graduated from in both universities.
PhD Thesis Working Title: Decentralized Economic Strategies and Urban Planning Tools for Placed-based Investment in Trelew, Argentina
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Angela Million, Technische Universität Berlin; Prof. Dr. Karsten Zimmermann, Technical University Dortmund; Dr. Ralph Krüger, University of Buenos Aires (co-supervisor); Mrs. Andrea Schaer, National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Trelew (co-supervisor); M.Sc. Cristian Hermosilla, National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Trelew (co-supervisor)