Ioannis Ioannidis is a PhD candidate at the Department of Urban Planning and Environment, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. He is a member of the Urban & Community Safety Research Group (https://www.kth.se/en/som/avdelningar/urbana-studier/forskning/urban-community-sa) and of the Safeplaces network (https://www.sakraplatser.abe.kth.se/sv/sakraplatser/). Ioannidis is interested in the relationship between the environment and crime. GIS and spatial statistical methods underlie his research that is on the geography of crime in urban environment; the implementation of remote sensing methods for data collection; alternative methods for collection and classification of geographical data. Furthermore, he is also interested in the implementation of those tools and technologies in public authorities (police authority, municipalities) responsible for creating safer urban environments.