In October 2010, Monica Menendez was appointed Director of the Traffic Engineering Research Group of the Institute for Transport Planning and Systems at ETH Zurich. Prior to that, she was a Management Consultant at Bain & Company’s San Francisco office. She joined Bain after receiving a MSc and a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006. Her research interests include traffic flow theory and operations, sustainable transportation, and logistics.
Bernd Scholl was Full Professor for Spatial Development at the Institute of Spatial and Landscape Development from 2006 to 2018. From 1997 to 2006, he was Head of the Institute for Urban and Regional Planning (ISL) (today: Institut für Regionalwissenschaft IfR) at the University of Karlsruhe and Full Professor of the Chair of the same name. He has been co-owner of a planning office for urban and regional planning in Zurich since 1987.
Christophe Girot has been a Full Professor of Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich since 2001. In 2005, he founded the Institute for Landscape Architecture (ILA). In addition to his academic activities, he is a practizing landscape architect and owner of Atelier Girot in Zurich.
From 2003 to 2018 Kees Christiaanse was Full Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Institute for Urban Design at the ETH Zurich. From 2010 to 2015 he led the Future City Laboratory (FCL) programme at the Singapore ETH Centre (SEC) in Singapore, which is researching current urbanisation processes worldwide.