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Candela Sol Pelliza

Architect & Urban Data Analyst
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I am Candela

I am an architect specialized in urban development, smart cities and urban data science, seeking for innovative ways of understanding, analyzing, visualizing, and planning urban environments.

In 2022 I won a fully funded Erasmus+ scholarship for the joint programme Copernicus Master in Digital Earth. I completed my courses at Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg (PLUS) & Universite Bretagne Sud (UBS), specializing in Geo Data Science, and I am currrently developing my M.Sc thesis in "Foundation Models applied to Urban analytics"

I believe in the need to incorporate new technological tools to achieve efficient and sustainable territorial development and management policies, always aiming at territorial justice, social equity and gender equality .

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

September 2023 – Nowadays

M.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE & GEODATA SCIENCE
Southern Brittany University – Research Institute of Computer Science and Random Systems
Copernicus Master in Digital Earth

September 2022 – Nowadays

M.Sc. GEOINFORMATICS & REMOTE SENSING
Paris Lodron Universitat Salzburg – Department of geoinformatics (Z_GIS)
Copernicus Master in Digital Earth

March 2021 – December 2021

POSTGRADUATE COURSE IN BIG DATA & TERRITORIAL INTELLIGENCE
FLACSO

March 2015 – July 2021

B. ARCHITECTURE & URBAN PLANNING
National University of Cuyo (UNCUyo) – Faculty of Engineering

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

May 2024 – Nowadays

GIS Specialist
Necture
In charge of management of GIS datasets Development and maintenance of spatial data processing workflows

December 2023 – March 2024

URBAN DATA SCIENTIST
State of Place
Processing, analysis and visualization of spatial data applied to mobility, infrastructure, demographic and urban domains. Development and analysis of statistical models.

March 2023 – July 2023

SPATIAL ANALYTICS RESEARCH INTERN
State of Place
Research & development of geospatial modules for software & algorithm improvement. Detailed information about the developed projects can be found here

May 2020 – November 2021

RESEARCH FELLOW
National University of Cuyo
Co-founder of the research project: «Urbanism & Big Data: data management for efficient urban planning in Mendoza Metropolitan Area»

May 2020 – November 2021

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
National University of Cuyo
‘Anthropological Habitat Analysis’ – Architecture Career

March 2019 – September 2022

ARCHITECT
Freelancer

Development of building, interior and urban projects, covering all the design stages: conceptualization, 3d modelling, rendering, architectural plans elaboration, administrative processes follow-up, building site monitoring.

SKILLS

Programming Languages

Python [ Data Analysis, Visualization, ML, DL and Geospatial libraries ]
GAMA Platform
PostgreSQL + PostGIS
R

Software

QGis
ArcGIS
AutoCAD
Sketch Up
Revit
ArchiCAD
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Vray

LANGUAGES

SPANISH
Mother Language
ENGLISH
Level C1

TOEFL IBT – 106 points – 2021

PORTUGUESE
Level C1

FFyL Certificate – 2020

FRENCH
Level B2

Currently Studying

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