research

Projects

  • International Symposium on Migration, Displacement and Cultural Bonds – organization team, with Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and the Design School of State University of Rio de Janeiro (ESDI/UERJ), 2018
  • Exile, displacement & immaterial geography: research in progress in Germany, Portugal and Brazil, since 2017
  • Social innovation & creative change: design of innovative ways to transform cities at Science Development, Hamburg, Germany, since 2015
  • “Creative territories: promoting cultural heritage of the São Francisco River” (coordinator of research project), Belo Horizonte, Brazil, funded by the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Culture, since 2014
  • International project Dream:in –  open innovation and strategic design aiming at developing new services and public policies for citizens (researcher of the project team ), 2012 – 2013, http://www.dreamin.com.br
  • International Workshops of Scenarios –  designing scenarios for cities at Center for Strategic Studies and Management Science (guest), Technology and Innovation (CGEE), Brasília, BR, 2012-2013.
  • “Design driven actions for the valorization of territorial resources: the challenge of evaluating and measuring the results”,  workshop Policy Innovation Design, Sharing Experience Europe (guest of an expert panel), Florence, IT, 2011, http://www.seeplatform.eu/thematicworkshopflorence
  • Mantova Innocenter – Design and Technology Center for Italian companies, invited speaker at Chamber of Commerce in the panel “Design and emergent markets: working with Brazil”, Mantua, IT, 2011.
  • Value creation for local resources in the Atlantica Forest biosphere, research and workshops with local communities as adhoc consultant for GIZ, 2009.
  • HiCS – Higly Customerised Solutions, Politecnico di Milano and European partners (researcher of the project team), funded by European Commission, IT, 2003-2004.
  • Design for sustainability: A practical experience at Jequitinhonha Valley (researcher), State University of Minas Gerais, funded by FAPEMIG, BR, 2006-2007.
  • “Management of new products development”, Federal University of Santa Catarina and Termotécnica Industrial (researcher of the project team), funded by Ministry of Science and Technology/FINEP, BR, 1999-2004.

 

Seminars and Lectures

  • Guest professor in the course Research in design – Analysis of case studies coordinated by Raffaella Trocchianesi. Doctoral Program Politecnico di Milano, 2017
  • Lecture “On exile and intensity of places” – Guest professor in the course Poetic Translation, by Lucia Castello Branco. Tranversal Formation at Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2017
  • Lecture “Design and Sustentability” at the GTDB, Hamburg University, Hamburgo, 2016
  • Design for sustainability (45h), grad, MSc Design, Innovation and Sustainability, State University of Minas Gerais, 2010, 2012, 2013.
  • Promotion of local resources and valorization of territories (45h), grad, MSc Design, Innovation and Sustainability, State University of Minas Gerais, 2012, 2013.
  • Collaborative innovation and sustainable projects (32h), undergrad, Design Course, State University of Minas Gerais, 2013.
  • Promotion of local resources and cultural assets (20h), grad, Design Course, UNISINOS, 2012.
  • Territorial Innovation (32h), undergrad, Design Course, State University of Minas Gerais, 2012.
  • Design for sustainability (32h), undergrad, Design Course, State University of Minas Gerais, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
  • Strategic design (16h), grad, Master Design Management, State University of Minas Gerais, 2009, 2010.
  • Sustainability requirements in design projects (16h), Master Furniture Design, State University of Minas Gerais, 2010.
  • Sustainability in products value chain (16h), grad, Master Jewelry Design, State University of Minas Gerais, 2009.
  • Knowledge Management Practices (15h) and Knowledge Management fundamentals (15h), grad, Specialization Course Innovation Management, Federal University of Santa Catarina/FIAT, 2008.
  • Entrepreneurship and sustainable business strategies (21h), grad, MBA Strategic Marketing Management, UNA University, 2008.
  • Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility (16h), grad, MSc Tourism and Environment, UNA, 2009.
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Plan (16h) – MBA,  International Business School Fundação Dom Cabral, 2008.
  • Design and sustainable strategies (15h), grad, Specialization in EcoDesign. Industry Federation of Paraná – FIEP, 2007.
  • Information and Communication Theory (64h), Scientific Methodology (32h), Packaging Technology (72h), undergrad, Barddal Faculty of Arts, 2002, 2003.
  • Marketing Fundamentals (36h), undergrad, Business Administration Course, Federal University of Santa Catarina, 2000.

Speechs & presentations 

  • Invited speaker at the Coloquium  “design + artesanato em português”, Museu de Arte Popular em Lisboa, 2018, Lisbon (PT)
  • Presentation at the International ADLAF congress “O Brasil e a água”, Hamburg University, 2015, Hamburgo (DE)
  • Coordination of round table about “Design & Territory” at Brazilian Symposium of Design for Sustainability, 2015, PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro (BR)
  • Presentation at Entremeios – LADA/ESDI (Laboratory of Design and Anthropology/Design School), 2015, Rio de Janeiro (BR)
  • Presentation at Design for the Living World, HFBK – Hochschule für bildende Künste (the University of Fine Arts), invited by Marjetica Potrc, 2015, Hamburgo (DE)
  • Presentation at “Design Anthropological Futures”, 2015, KADK, Copenhagen (DK)
  • Presentation at Fachhochschule Potsdam, 2015, Potsdam (DE)
  • Invited speaker at the “2nd Brazilian Meeting of Prospective and Strategic Planning”, about Urban Planning, 2013, Brasília (BR)
  • Presentation at the “Encuentro Latinoamericano de Design”, 2013, Buenos Aires (AR)
  • Presentation at the 2nd International Conference Planet Under Pressure, 2012, London (UK)
  • Presentation at the 2nd International Conference of Agrindustrial Design, 2012, Izmir (TR)
  • Invited speaker for an open lecture at Parsons Design School, 2011, New York (USA)
  • Presentation at 2nd International Forum of Design as a process, 2010, Aveiro (PT)
  • Invited speaker in the University of Florence, 2010, Firenze (IT)
  • Invited speaker at 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Design, 2009, São Paulo (BR)
  • Presentation at International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, 2008, Izmir (TR)
  • Invited speaker at National Plan for Sociobiodiversity Products, Ministry of Environment, 2008, R.J. (BR)
  • Speaker in a round table at La Biennale di Venezia, 52 Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte – Evento Collaterale Joseph Beuys, 2007, Venice (IT)
  • Invited speaker in the Biodiversity Program Brazil-Italy, Italian Embassy, 2006, Curitiba (BR)
  • Invited Speaker at the Amazonian International Seminar Protection of Traditional Knowledge, Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, 2005, Belém do Pará (BR)
  • Presentation at the 6th International Conference of the European Academy of Design, 2005, Bremen (DE)
  • Presentation at the 1st International Conference of Agrindustrial Design, 2005, Izmir (TR)
  • Presentation at International Conference Sustainable Product-Service-Systems: Practical Value – SUSPRONET, 2004, Brussels (BE)
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