Dr. Tom Bieling
Graphic Design and Visual Communication
Dr. Tom Bieling, postdoc senior researcher and lecturer at Zentrum für Designforschung (HAW Hamburg), teaches Designwissenschaft at HAWK Hildesheim, and design theory/design history at GIU. He has held visiting professorships for design research at the University of Trento and the German University in Cairo, and lectureships worldwide. He is Head of Social Design at Design Research Lab/Berlin University of the Arts, and previously at T-Labs/TU Berlin. He is chief editor at Designforschung.org., co-editor of the book series Design Meanings and founding member of the Design Research Network. He serves as a regular member of juries, research, and expert committees – including the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Institute for Human, Ethics and Science – and has authored numerous publications. He was elected Young Innovator of the Year by the Falling Walls consortium. His work, which has received several awards, is exhibited worldwide.