Dr. Claudia Trillo is a Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Salford, UK. She holds a PhD on Urban Design (2001) and a
specialization in urban planning and sustainable development
(1997). Her academic career has been complemented by an
extensive professional experience, both as consultant
and as city architect for various local and regional authorities.
Since 2001 she has been teaching mainly in Italy (University of
Naples) and in the UK (University of Ulster and University of
Salford). She is currently the program leader for the Master of
Architecture at the University of Salford and teaches a variety
of modules, with a focus on sustainable design and
regeneration. She has lectured in several countries, including
the USA (MIT, Berkeley, Madison-Wisconsin, Portland, San
Diego, UCLA), Iran (Mashad), Europe (Stockolm, Copehnagen,
Sofia, Cluj-Napoca, Oulu), Italy (Florence, Venice, Pescara,
Ascoli Piceno, Milano, Rome, Reggio Calabria). She gained
international research reputation thanks to an over 20-years
academic activity undertook mainly (but not exclusively) in
Italy (Interdepartmental Research Center Calza Bini,
University Federico II, Naples), UK (Built Environment
Research Institute, University of Ulster, UPRISE Research
Center, School of Built environment, University of Salford) and
US (Fulbright Senior researcher at the San Diego State
University and Marie Curie researcher at the Northeastern
University of Boston). Since 1994 she has been actively
involved in national and European Research projects (1994-
2003, NORDREGIO, Stockolm; 2010-2013: HIDDEN, 7th FP;
2010-2013: BESECURE, 7th FP, as team member; 2010-2014:
CLUDS, 7th FP as Unit Contact Point). She is currently Principal
Investigator and Research Unit coordinator of a RISE- H2020
research project, MAPS- LED (2014-ongoing), Principal
Investigator and coordinator of a UK funded project “Smart
Greater Manchester City- Region IT living platform” (2017,
HEIF- Industry Collaboration Zone Programme) and Advisor on
Cultural Heritage values and related costs in case of natural
threats on a research project granted by the Italian Ministry
for Education (PRIN, 2017-2020).