Silvia Barbero

Associate Professor
Department of Architecture and Design (DAD)

  • Vice Coordinatore Collegio di Design

Profile

Research interests

ecodesign
environmental sustainability
systemic design

Skills

ERC sectors

PE8_10 - Industrial design (product design, ergonomics, man-machine interfaces, etc.)
PE8_11 - Sustainable design (for recycling, for environment, eco-design)

SDG

Goal 13: Climate action
Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Awards and Honors

  • Premio Eco-Efficiency conferred by Environment Park, Italy (2005)
  • SELEZIONE ADI DESIGN INDEX 2013 conferred by ADI, Italy (2013)
  • 5R HERO AWARDS conferred by British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (Bruxelles, Belgio), United kingdom (2013)
  • ERA-ETDA Best abstracts presented by young authors conferred by ERA-EDTA Council, Netherlands (2014)
  • ADI Design Index conferred by ADI - Associazione per il Disegno Industriale, Italy (2016)
  • ADI Design Index - Targa Giovani conferred by ADI - Associazione per il Disegno Industriale, Italy (2017)
  • ADI Design Index conferred by ADI - Associazione per il Disegno Industriale, Italy (2017)
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Fellowships

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Editorial boards

  • FORMAKADEMISK (2018-), Director
  • GRAPHICUS (2015-), Director
  • JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION (2011), Director
  • DESIGN PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES (2010), Director

Conferences

  • Design Research Society 2022 (27/6/2022-1/7/2022), track chiar
  • Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD10) Symposium (1/1/2021-6/11/2021), Program chair
  • 3rd international Smart and Healthy Cities Symposium 2021 (1/1/2021-15/10/2021), Program chair
  • Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD9) Symposium (1/1/2020-17/9/2021), Program chair
  • Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD8) Symposium (1/1/2019-15/10/2019), Program chair
  • Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD7) Symposium, Program chair
  • Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD6) Symposium, Program chair
  • Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD5) Symposium, Program chair
  • LINEAR LIVABILITY Towards next generation urban re-design: multimodal green routes, Program chair
  • CUMULUS Virtous Circle@Turin, Program chair
  • Serve Essere Eroi? Smart Graphics and Social Commitment, Program chair
  • Serve Essere Eroi? Smart Graphics and Social Commitment, Program chair
  • Serve Essere Eroi? Smart Graphics and Social Commitment, Program chair
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Research networks

Teaching

Courses of Study Boards

Teachings

PhD

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Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

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Teaching and training projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

  • Multidisciplinary training in circular economy and smart valorisation of the rural area for new business models, (2019-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships

Projects funded by commercial contracts

  • “Definizione di linee guida sulla facilitazione delle attività di riciclo per gli imballaggi in alluminio affinché diventi uno strumento progettuale”, (2017-2017) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial contracts
  • Progettazione di packaging in carta e cartone per l'e-commerce, (2017-2017) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial contracts
  • Design Sistemico e packaging in carta e cartone per l'e-commerce, (2016-2017) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial contracts

Research

Research fields

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

  • Circular and sustainable Made-in-Italy (Made in Italy Circolare e Sostenibile) 3A-ITALY - Spoke 2, (2023-2025) - Componente gruppo di Ricerca
    PNRR – Mission 4
  • National Research Centre for Agricultural Technologies (Agritech) - Spoke 8, (2022-2025) - Responsabile Scientifico di Struttura
    PNRR – Mission 4
  • Mappare e comunicare la sostenibilità del distretto UNESCO del Piemonte, (2022-2023) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Regionally funded research
  • A Systemic Approach for Regions Transitioning towards a Circular Economy, (2021-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    UE-funded research - Cooperazione Territoriale Europea
  • proGIreg - productive Green Infrastructure for post-industrial urban regeneration, (2018-2023) - Responsabile Scientifico
    UE-funded research - H2020 - Cross-cutting activities - -SCC
  • Systemic approach for sustainable tourism strategies in rural areas, (periodo sconosciuto) - Responsabile Scientifico
    UE-funded research - Cooperazione Territoriale Europea
  • DigiCirc - European cluster-led accelerator for digitisation of the circular economy across key emerging sectors, (2020-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    UE-funded research - H2020 - Industrial Leadership – Innovation in SMEs
  • A Sistemic Approach for REgion TRansitioning Towards a Circular Economy, (2016-2020) - Responsabile Scientifico
    UE-funded research
  • P.A.C.K. - packaging innovativi per il settore della bioedilizia con miglioramento delle prestazioni funzionali ed ambientali, (2014-2015) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Regionally funded research - Poli di Innovazione
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Projects funded by commercial contracts

  • Strategie di miglioramento della sostenibilità ambientale degli eventi concertistici dell’Istituto Musicale, (2022-2023) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial contracts for the provision of services
  • Memorandum of Undestanding tra il Politecnico di Torino e Blue Innovations S.A, (2021-2025) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Memoranda of Understanding
  • Protocollo d'Intesa con Consiglio Regionale del Piemonte.Validità dal 15/02/2021 al 31/12/2026., (2021-2026) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Memoranda of Understanding
  • Integrazione contratto di ricerca per proseguire lo screening di progetti di Economia Circolare , (2022-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • Contratto di prestazione di servizi tra Politecnico di Torino (Area TRIN) e Sea & Symphony S.r.l. per lo svolgimento delle attività di didattica innovativa aventi ad oggetto una Challenge rivolta agli studenti del Politecnico di Torino, nell’ambito dell’iniziativa “Challenge@Polito by Firms”_ Save Our products: Ship with care, (2021-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial contracts for the provision of services
  • Condivisione di “Position paper” per consentire a Lavazza di individuare i mega trend in essere in campo della ricerca e sviluppo, per valutare la situazione e decidere in che direzione indirizzare le proprie attività, (2021-2022) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • Studio di coloranti naturali da colture locali con proprietà tintorie in un’ottica di Economia Circolare” (ECOLOR – codice domanda 352 - 124) (in seguito il Progetto) presentato nell’ambito del Bando PASS (P.O.R. FESR 2014/2020 – Asse I – Azione I.1b.1.2)., (2021-2021) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial contracts for the provision of services
  • Ricerca relativo al progetto HOME (Hierachical Open Manufacturing Europe) della piattaforma Fabbrica Intelligente 4.0., (2019-2020) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • “Innovazione eco-compatibile nella produzione di alimenti dagli output delle filiere risicole e viti-vinicole”, (2018-2019) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • “Sviluppo di prodotti/servizi/sistemi eco-sostenibili nel settore agroindustriale e agroalimentare” - rinnovo, (2016-2017) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • Verallia Italia Design Contest 2016 "Say il with Glass" settore Acque minerali, (2016-2017) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • Sviluppo di prodotti/servizi/sistemi eco-sostenibili nel settore agroindustriale e agroalimentare, (2016-2017) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • Systemic Approach in Lea Artibai-area, (2015-2015) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
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Supervised PhD students

  • Matthew Bejtlich. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (cycle 38, 2022-in progress)
  • Cecilia Padula. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (cycle 38, 2022-in progress)
  • Asja Aulisio. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (cycle 37, 2021-in progress)
  • Wen Lu. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (cycle 37, 2021-in progress)
    Research subject: Design of healthcare systems for sustainable territorial development
    Design
    management / gestione
    innovation / innovazione
    services / servizi
    sustainability / sostenibilit¿
  • Eliana Ferrulli. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (cycle 36, 2020-in progress)
  • Caterina Rosini. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (cycle 35, 2019-in progress)
  • Carolina Giraldo Nohra. Programme in Gestione, Produzione E Design (cycle 33, 2017-2021)
    Thesis: Systemic Design for Circular Cities; Designing Circular City models for post-industrial precincts
    Design
    economics / economia
    industrialization / industrializzazione
    innovation / innovazione
    services / servizi
    sustainability / sostenibilit¿
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Publications

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Society and Enterprise

Patents and other intellectual properties