Associate Professor at the School of Design, Politecnico di Milano, where he coordinates the Research LAB LABIRINT (Laboratory of Experimental Habitat).
He’s Rector’s Delegate for International Relationship with India for Politecnico di Milano, and member of the International Relation Committee of the Design Department.
He has been visiting professor at TMU University of Tokyo (Japan), currently member of the Faculty of Design KTU of Kaunas (Lithuania), visiting researcher at DML of Ritsumeikan University (Japan) and member of the Scientific Committee of the Center for Design Studies of UEMG (Brazil).
His work deals with the Anthropological aspects of the discipline, specially focused on Spatial and Interior Design.
The Therapeutic Habitats for Alzheimer No-Pharmacological Therapies, the role of Contemporary Ruins in our Urban Environments, as well as the knowledge impact related to culture of food, are key-topics of his researches
Curator of Milano Design PhD Festival (9 editions), he designed (with Barbara Camocini and Michele Zini) the Arid Zones Cluster Pavillon (4000sqm, 6 Countries) for Expo 2015, he co-curated the exhibition Cool Japan_Double Impact supported by Japanese Government, his book “Archiflop” has been published in 4 languages (Italian, English, German and Japanese).
PhD in Industrial Design and Multimedia Communication