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Area of Study: Urban and Regional Planning

    Mr. Asmir Butkovic currently serves as the Head of Department of the Division of Informatics at the Police Support Agency in Sarajevo. In that role, Mr. Butkovic has developed various data collection and information technology tools to facilitate data integration and exchange of information among police agencies. He has been a lecturer at several universities, teaching database management systems, programming, algorithms and data structures, and software engineering. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Sarajevo. During his fellowship year, Mr. Butkovic plans to learn new skills in the field of Urban and Regional Planning, specifically in topics like predictive analytics, spatiotemporal data analysis, geographic information systems, public safety, smart cities, digital transformation of public services, digital rights, and cyber security. With this knowledge, he hopes to launch new urban innovation projects to improve living conditions, the safety and wellbeing of his community, data sharing, and crime analysis. Mr. Butkovic also plans to become more involved in academic teaching and research, preparing students to work on grand challenges.