Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano
Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Head of the BSc and MSc in Communication Design, Paolo is member of the Design PhD board at Politecnico and co-editor of the journal “Big Data and Society” (SAGE publications). Founder and scientific director of DensityDesign Research Lab, he is member of the Steering Committee of the »Reassembling the Republic of Letters« COST Action (www.republicofletters.net) where he leads the Working Group on Communication and Data Visualization.
He participated to several applied research projects funded by private and public organizations where Communication Design and Data Visualization competences have been used to face a vast range of complex issues, from bringing data in the hands of non-expert users – the public – to mapping the evolution of techno-scientific controversies on the web and supporting the peculiar inquiry process of Digital Humanities scholars.
The activity of the DensityDesign research lab focuses on the visual representation of complex phenomena and the development of interfaces and tools as RAW (http://raw.densitydesign.org/) for enhancing the culture and the practice of Data and Information Visualization.