PhD projects

Ongoing and previous projects within the Research education at Umeå Institute of Design.


PhD Projects

Aditya Pawar: Design for Social Innovation

Daniela Rothkegel: Enabling Understanding in System-Design Inquiries

Maria GöransdotterHistories of the roots of Scandinavian user-centered design

Monica Lindh Karlsson: Conceptualization of Contemporary Design Doing

Nicholas Torretta: Design for sustainability to transform education

Stoffel Kuenen: Making sense of human social potential

Søren Rosenbak: Prototyping a pataphysically infused critical design practice


Licenciate projects

Morteza Abdipour: Designing smart environment

  • Previous PhD projects

    Rouien Zarin
    Faster. Stronger. Better? Designing for Enhanced Engagement of Extreme Sports (2017)    more»

    Lorenzo Davoli
    Presence and participation in the transformation of industrial infrastructures (2016) more»

    Tara Mullaney
    Thinking beyond the Cure: Experience Design and Healthcare (2016) more»

    Guido Hermans
    Opening Up Design: Engaging the Layperson in the Design of Everyday Products
    (2015) more»

    Camille Moussette
    Simple Haptics: Sketching Perspectives for the Design of Haptic Interactions (2012)  more»