Projects by the students of the
Bachelor Major in Art, Major in Design,
and the Master in Eco-Social Design

Hans Leo Höger

Hans Leo Höger (Ph.D.) is tenured professor for Theory and History of Design and Communication (SECS 08/C1 - SSD: ICAR/13). Besides his academic activities he has been working as consultant of strategy, research and communication for companies and design offices, focusing on design topics in the context of economics, culture and society. Clients include Siemens, Olivetti, Swiss Re, Poste Italiane, Airport Cologne, Michele De Lucchi, intégral Ruedi Baur et associés. He has been the curator of the international conference ‘Design Research – Strategy Setting to Face the Future’ in Bozen-Bolzano (2007). One year later, the Swiss National Science Foundation (Bern) appointed him as member of its team of experts for the evaluation of research project proposals. In 2009, the international conference ‘Multiple Ways to Design Research’ (Lugano/Switzerland) invited him to be part of its Program Committee. DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) – Germany’s largest research funding body and the largest such organization in Europe – appointed him in 2011 as external expert for the evaluation of research project proposals.
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