Verena Vogler is a doctoral candidate at chair of Computer Science in Architecture at the Bauhaus-
University Weimar (Prof. Sven Schneider, Prof. Jan Willmann). In her research, she develops a framework for artificial coral reef design to restore threatened tropical coral reefs in the Bali Sea using strategies from computational design, high precision underwater monitoring, and natural growth processes from corals. She is a doctoral fellow of the German Academic Research Foundation and the Andrea von Braun Foundation. She joined McNeel Europe (the European office of Robert McNeel and Associates) in 2014, where she co-founded an R+D department together with Luis Fraguada in 2016. She is an associate editor of JoDLA (Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture) and since 2011 an Authorized Trainer for Rhino and Grasshopper (ART).