Thesis projects (a selection)

Tau Ulv Lenskjold, PhD in Design, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, 'Objects of Entanglement and Allure: Steps towards an anthro-de-centric position in speculative design', forthcoming 2015. I am a member of the disputation committee.

Loove Broms, PhD in Machine Design, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 'Storyforming: Experiments in creating discursive engagements between people, things and environments', Sept 2014. I was the supleant grading committee member.

Maria Ärlemo, PhD candidate in Architecture, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, forthcoming. I was an opponent in her higher seminar.

Carl Jörgen Normark, PhD in Industrial Design, Luleå University of Technology, 'The User as Interface Designer: Personalization of vehicle interfaces', Jun 2014. I was opponent to his disputation.

Åsa Ståhl, Malmö University, PhD in Media and Communication Studies, 'Patchworking Publics-in the-Making: Re-patterning designerly public engagement', Jan 2014. I was the supleant grading committee member.

Kristina Lindström, Malmö University, PhD in Interaction Design, 'Patchworking Publics-in the-Making: Re-patterning designerly public engagement', Jan 2014. I was the supleant grading committee member.

Rima Abou Chakra, Konstfack, MFA Experience Design, “The Personal, the Global, and the Uncertain: Alternative narratives for living with uncertainty”, awarded a departmental prize, 2014. I was the second supervisor for the thesis.

Maja Frögärd, Konstfack, MFA Industrial Design, “Terms and Conditions: Exploring our becoming with the digital through design”, awarded a departmental prize, 2014. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Hanna Markgren, Konstfack, MFA Industrial Design, “Lost in Translation: Design as utopic proposition”, awarded the Transformator Design Award, the Jubelfonden, and a departmental prize, 2014. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Amanda Fröler, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, MSc Sustainable Urban Planning and Design, “Life Under the Bridges in Stockholm: Zoning for loose space”, 2014. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Martin Phillips, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, MSc Sustainable Urban Planning and Design, “I’m Your Common Space – Create me!”, 2014. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Bettina Schwalm, Konstfack, MFA Experience Design, “Seriously, of Lies, Fakes, Feats and Mirages”, awarded a departmental prize, 2014. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Ola Grimell, 'The Life and Death of Urban Highways', MA thesis in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2013. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

brady burroughs, PhD candidate in Architecture, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, forthcoming. I was opponent for her 20% thesis seminar, 2013.

Maria Foverskov, 'Performing a Living Lab: Improvising futures', PhD candidate in Design, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design, Copenhagen, forthcoming. I was an opponent for her 50% thesis seminar in 2012.

Mahmoud Keshavarz, 'Forms of Resistance', MA thesis in Experience Design, Konstfack University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2011. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Forms of Sustainability project at the Interactive Institute, I was the external supervisor for the thesis and supervisor for his work at the Interactive Institute.

Pauline Spengemann, 'Reducing Food Waste in the Household Through Behaviour Change', MA in Design for Interaction, Delft University of Technology, 2011. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Interactive Institute, I was the external supervisor for the thesis.

Jon Olav Husabø Eikenes, 'Navimation: A sociocultural exploration of kinetic interface design', PhD in Interaction Design, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, 2010. I was a Reader for the thesis.

Alexander Korolkov, 'Performative Design: Projected identity negotiation as social experience', MA thesis in Experience Design, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2010. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Neha Sayed, 'Recreating the Experience of Togetherness in Separation', MA thesis in Experience Design, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2010. I was the second faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Başar Önal, 'Designing for/from the Future', MA thesis in Experience Design, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2010. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Switch! project at the Interactive Institute, I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis and supervisor for his work at the Interactive Institute.

Anna Vallgårda, 'Computational Composites: Understanding the Materiality of Computational Technology', PhD in Interaction Design, IT University of Copenhagen, 2009. Part of this thesis was conducted in conjunction with the Switch! project at the Interactive Institute, of which I was research director.

Yang Wenqing, 'From Product 1.5 to Product 2.0: Mass customization in the time of Web 2.0', MA thesis in Experience Design, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2009. I was the main faculty supervisor for the thesis.

Jenny Bergström, 'Poetik och politik i det offentliga rummet', Postgraduate Artistic Development (KU) project, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2008-9. This project was conducted in conjunction with the Switch! project at the Interactive Institute, I was the supervisor for her work at the Interactive Institute.

Loove Broms, Licentiate candidate in Computer and Information Science HCI, Linköping University, 2008. I was project supervisor and employer for part of his research at the Interactive Institute.

Karin Ehrnberger, PhD candidate in Design, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2008. I was project supervisor and employer for part of her research at the Interactive Institute.

Henric Benesch, PhD candidate in Design, School of Design and Crafts at Göteborg University, 2005. I was opponent for his 20% thesis seminar.

Sara Danielsson, '3 Steg för Nytt Stadsliv', MA thesis in Design, HDK School of Design and Crafts, Göteborg University, 2005. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Static! project at the Interactive Institute, of which I was co-research director.

Mattias Ludvigsson, Reflection through interaction - Raising energy awareness among young people with interaction design and speculative re-design of personal objects', MSc in Interaction Design, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, 2005. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Static! project at the Interactive Institute, of which I was co-research director.

Carolin Müller, 'Energy Curtain - a self-sustaining curtain using photovoltaic technology to light up optical fibres', MSc thesis in Textile Engineering, Swedish School of Textiles at the University College of Borås, 2005. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Static! project at the Interactive Institute, I was the supervisor for her work at the Interactive Institute.

Kerstin Sylwan, 'Solparasit'. MA in Design, HDK School of Design and Crafts, Göteborg University, 2005. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Static! project at the Interactive Institute, of which I was co-research director.

Anna Dahlberg and Anna Götesson, 'Bridging the Gap - A Method for Involving Designers as Active Participants,' MSc in Interaction Design, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, 2004. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Public Play Spaces project at the Interactive Institute, of which I was co-research director.

Magnus Johansson, 'Designing with Culture in Mind', MSc in Interaction Design, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, 2004. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Sonic City project at the Interactive Institute, I was the external supervisor for the thesis.

Sara Lerén, 'How to evaluate Sonic City: Evaluating context-aware computing for creative purposes from a cognitive science point of view', MSc thesis in Cognitive Science, Göteborg University, 2003. Part of this thesis was done in conjunction with the Sonic City project at the Interactive Institute, of which I was co-research leader.