He is Professor in Design and Dean of the School of Creative Industries at Unisinos University (São Leopoldo and Porto Alegre, Brazil).
His research focuses on complex collaborative design networks developed by designers and other professionals, companies and other types of organization, users and citizens.
He developed many research projects for the development of design driven and innovation oriented strategies in collaboration with companies and public administrations, in both Italy and Brazil.
He is member of the Research Group in Strategic Design for Cultural and Social Innovation, the Network for the Development of Design as a Process, the DESIS Network, and the AUSJAL Design School Network.
He is editor of the Strategic Design Research Journal.
- Journal articles: http://goo.gl/JCnT6
- Proceedings papers: http://goo.gl/M4hlb
- Book chapters: http://goo.gl/wvnIy
The challenge of time in community-based participatory design