Dr Tatjana Todorovic

Lecturer Tembusu College National University of Singapore

Dr Tatjana Todorovic is an educator and critical observer of cities currently residing in Singapore. Her research interests are critical issues and implications within the urban/technological complex. Topics range from investigating social space and conceptualizations of space influenced and mediated by technologies; the role that technological infrastructure has in both shaping of and dealing with urban issues; and the role of new-media art practice as an interesting test-bed for imaginative and bold urban concepts. Her Doctoral thesis and recent research investigates promotion, development and implementation of new technological systems under the umbrella concept of Smart City; and the potential for integrating bottom-up strategies such as urban participatory sensing, design for social innovation and similar.

Tatjana graduated from University in Belgrade, Serbia, with Masters Degree in Architecture in 2003 and received her Doctoral Degree from the Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore in 2014. She has been teaching at different tertiary institutions in Singapore since 2008.


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The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.