Angela Mensing-de Jong is Professor for Urban Design at the Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Dresden. Her focus in education and research lies on the design, development and redevelopment of complex urban systems on a wide range of scales while taking into consideration their technical, ecological, economic and sociocultural conditions. Themes include regionally varied demographic and economic developments, the change in living and working conditions as well as infrastructural innovation and criteria for sustainable development. Orientation on action, interdisciplinary working, the transfer of knowledge and international exchange are important aspects of her work. Contact: angela.mensing-de_jong@tu-dresden.de