Beatrice Lerma

Associate Professor
Department of Architecture and Design (DAD)


Research interests

Innovative materials, support to smes, sensory design, materials archive, packaging design, design for territory, design for cultural heritage

Scientific branch

(Area 0008 - Civil engineering and architecture)


ERC sectors

PE8_11 - Environmental engineering, e.g. sustainable design, waste and water treatment, recycling, regeneration or recovery of compounds, carbon capture & storage
SH1_9 - Industrial organisation; entrepreneurship; R&D and innovation
PE8_10 - Manufacturing engineering and industrial design
PE8_9 - Production technology, process engineering


Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

Awards and Honors

  • DESIGN E TERRITORIO 2013 conferred by ADI, Delegazione Piemonte e Valle d’Aosta., Italy (2013)
  • Young & Design conferred by Rima Editrice, Italy (2013)
  • Premio Selezione ADI Design Index, Sezione Ricerca Teorico, Storico, Critica e Progetti Editoriali conferred by ADI Design, Italy (2015)

Editorial boards

  • OFFICINA (2014-), Scientific Committee member


Courses of Study Boards


Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati


Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Projects funded by commercial contracts

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Supervised PhD students

  • Noemi Emidi. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Eva Vanessa Bruno. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (36th cycle, 2020-in progress)


Publications by type

PoliTO co-authors

Last years publications

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Society and Enterprise

Patents and other intellectual properties