Dr. Massimo Menichinelli

Professor of the Degree in Industrial Design Engineering and Degree in Design

Doctor of Arts in New Media (Aalto University – Aalto Media Lab) and Master of Science in Industrial Design (Politecnico di Milano – School of Design), since 2005 he has worked and researched on the role of design in developing ecosystems and infrastructures that support collaborative, distributed and open processes.

He researches how to visualize and co-design design processes, how to measure the impact of design activities, how to develop and support social and digital innovation initiatives, how to develop and research platforms and how to promote the collaboration and creation of ecosystems between university and industry.

He has participated in and coordinated several European research projects and given classes, lectures and workshops in several countries globally, including Italy, Spain, Finland, Germany, UK, Mexico, Colombia, South Korea, Singapore, China, Australia, USA. He has published several scientific articles and books on the topics of Open Design, Digital Fabrication, Makers, Fab Labs and Social Innovation. His books have been published in English, Spanish, Italian, French and Japanese.
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