Maria Bostenaru Dan, Dr. Dipl.-Ing. (architecture) is researcher at the Department of Research Management, „Ion Mincu“ University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest, Romania. Graduated in architecture, focus on urban planning, at the University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany. Her doctorate is from the “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Romania, in architecture. She was priory educated at postgraduate level in regional planning and civil engineering (without graduation), guest student in scenography, all in Karlsruhe, Germany. She had a postdoc in geography in Bucharest and a postdoc in architecture in Rome. She holds university certificates in multimedia work, project management, and international competence from Karlsruhe. She is currently enrolled for a master in practical informatics at FernUni Hagen. Her research focuses primarily on disaster management, particularly in 20th century heritage, including economics of conservation. Other research topics regard landscape architecture and digital methods in arts and humanities. Email: Maria.Bostenaru-Dan@alumni.uni-karlsruhe.de