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Anna Meroni


Associate Professor of Design in the Department of Design at the Politecnico di Milano, her research focus is on service and strategic Design for sustainability to foster social innovation and local development. While serving as the international coordinator of the DESIS-Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability network and as the head of the POLIMI-DESIS Lab, she is on the board of the master’s program in Product Service System Design and of the PhD program in Design, heads the Housing Sociale e Collaborativo master program and is Guest Lecturer in universities abroad. In 2010 she was visiting scholar at Parsons, The New School for Design in New York, and at ImaginationLancaster, Lancaster University in Lancaster. Anna is coordinator of national and international research projects, Chair of the Scientific Committee of the international conference Cumulus Milan 2015 – The Virtuous Circle and author of several publications.