Claudia De Giorgi

Full Professor
Department of Architecture and Design (DAD)

  • Vice Rector for Quality, Welfare and Equal Opportunities
  • Researcher Ombudsman
  • Academic Advisor for Trans and Gender Identity Policy
  • Coordinator Working Group to support the Steering Board
  • Member Gender Observatory Team
  • Member University Committee for Research, Technology Transfer and Services to the Community
  • President of the Quality Assurance Monitoring Committee
  • Member Commissione Open Access di Ateneo
  • Member Steering committee for ANVUR assessment

Profile

Research interests

Identity, usability, comprehensibility, human-centered design, design for all, innovative materials, support to smes, design for territory, design for cultural heritage, sensory design, materials archive, observatory design piemonte

Biography

Architect and Full Professor of Design at Politecnico di Torino. She is a researcher in the field of the culture of materials for innovative design, technologies and production processes, investigating the sensory and sustainable dimension in a human-centred approach to design, which pays attention to people real needs: functional, relational and perceptive. The work is carried out in close connection to the regional manufacturing sectors as part of a complex system of relationships which aims to disseminate innovation and develop new technological paradigms and, new, more sustainable production scenarios. Scientific Director of MATto, innovative materials archive open to Piedmont SMEs, in 2013 she received the Honorable Mention of the Compasso d'Oro ADI for the Materialmente project, a joint research and teaching operation dedicated to design for the enhancement of the Piedmont’s cultural heritage. Disciplinary Espert ANVUR for the evaluation of university Courses, since 2018 she is Vice Rector for Quality, Welfare and Equal Opportunities at the Politecnico di Torino.

Scientific branch

ICAR/13 - DESIGN
(Area 0008 - Civil engineering and architecture)

Research topics

  • Design for territory
  • Material's Design Culture

Skills

ERC sectors

SH5_8 - Cultural studies, cultural identities and memories, cultural heritage
PE8_10 - Industrial design (product design, ergonomics, man-machine interfaces, etc.)
SH5_7 - Museums, exhibitions, conservation and restoration
PE8_9 - Production technology, process engineering
SH2_6 - Sustainability sciences, environment and resources
PE8_11 - Sustainable design (for recycling, for environment, eco-design)
SH5_4 - Visual and performing arts, film, design and architecture

SDG

Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 5: Gender equality
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

Awards and Honors

  • Start Cup Piemonte e Valle d’Aosta conferred by Start Cup Piemonte Valle d'Aosta, Italy (2010)
  • ADI Design Index conferred by ADI - Associazione per il Disegno Industriale, Italy (2013)
  • ADI COMPASSO D'ORO conferred by ADI - ASSOCIAZIONE PER IL DISEGNO INDUSTRIALE, Italy (2013)
  • Young & Design conferred by Rima Editrice, Italy (2013)

Fellowships

Editorial boards

  • DIID. DISEGNO INDUSTRIALE INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (2021-), Scientific Committee member
  • DESIGN PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES (2019-), Editorial board member
  • DESIGN TERRITORIES (2014-), Director

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Ricercatore confermato, presso Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais - UEMG (30/9/2013-4/10/2013)

Roles as evaluator or expert

  • ACCREDITAMENTO PERIODICO DEI CORSI DI STUDIO. 2017
    ANVUR - AGENZIA NAZIONALE DI VALUTAZIONE DEL SISTEMA UNIVERSITARIO E DELLA RICERCA
  • ACCREDITAMENTO INIZIALE DEI CORSI DI STUDIO. 2017
    ANVUR - AGENZIA NAZIONALE DI VALUTAZIONE DEL SISTEMA UNIVERSITARIO E DELLA RICERCA
  • ACCREDITAMENTO PERIODICO DEI CORSI DI STUDIO. 2016
    ANVUR - AGENZIA NAZIONALE DI VALUTAZIONE DEL SISTEMA UNIVERSITARIO E DELLA RICERCA

Non-commercial collaboration agreements

Teaching

Collegi of the PhD programmes

  • DESIGN E TECNOLOGIA. PERSONE, AMBIENTE, SISTEMI, 2022/2023 (39. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2017/2018 (34. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2016/2017 (33. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • GESTIONE, PRODUZIONE E DESIGN, 2012/2013 (29. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • SISTEMI DI PRODUZIONE & DESIGN INDUSTRIALE, 2011/2012 (28. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • SISTEMI DI PRODUZIONE & DESIGN INDUSTRIALE, 2010/2011 (27. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • SISTEMI DI PRODUZIONE & DESIGN INDUSTRIALE, 2009/2010 (26. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • SISTEMI DI PRODUZIONE & DESIGN INDUSTRIALE, 2008/2009 (25. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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