Student Supervisions

I am accepting PhD students interested in Digital Cultural Heritage design. See “PhD Opportunities

I am a School of Design Subject Expert for panels about candidate’s Project Approval applications in Design Research topics related to Cultural and Digital Heritage.

Past supervisions:

2019, Supervisor of ERASUM+ PhD student (with Milan Polytechnic – Design, Dr Raffaella Trocchianesi and Gabriele Guidi) who is researching on enhancing museum experience with the use of 3D mass digitisation.

2016-2018, second supervisor (with Dr. Giasemi Vavoula) of a PhD candidate School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester (UK).

2017-19, External (international) supervisor of a PhD candidate, Faculty of Architecture and Engineering, University of Cagliari, Italy. Internal supervisor: Professor Cesarina Siddi

2016 External supervisor of 1 Master student, Faculty of Architecture and Engineering, U.of Cagliari, IT. Internal supervisor, Professor Cesarina Siddi; Student, Raffaele Asunis. The theis is part of a large project called “The observatory of the Metropolitan Factory” which aims to design temporary architectures – in form of an ‘hi-tech container’ called “Story BOX” – that activates the citizenship. The “observatory” is conceived as the elective place for a real active citizenship.

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2014 Supervisor of 1 MIT Media Lab student (Tommy Chan) for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP), which supports research partnerships between undergraduates and faculty, MIT, USA. The design-based research project consisted on a design exploration of AR technology by which we designed and tested a Google Glass app in the MIT museum context.

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2014 Supervisor of 2 MIT Comparative Studies students (Tiffany Liao and David Sessoms) the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP), which supports research partnerships between undergraduates and faculty, MIT, USA. The project aimed to develop a concept for a digital Interpretative System to Facilitate Visitor Engagement while Visiting a University Campus. We used Open Locast, an open-source framework that supports the rapid prototyping of location-based media platforms.

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2008-2012 Co-supervisor of 7 Master students, Department of Architecture, Iuav University of Venice, Italy. The common objective of these theses was to design multimedia prototypes for the communication and interpretation of historical architectures, affresco, and objects. Following, an illutrative example: