Davide Spallazzo is Ph.D. in Design. He’s currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Design of Politecnico di Milano. His teaching activity is carried out in the field of Design both at Bachelor and Master level. His research focuses on design driven and technology supported actions to valorize cultural heritage sites and cities, with a particular focus on mobile technology and on tangible and embodied interaction. During his PhD he studied the employment of mobile devices and mobile gaming dynamics to enhance the cultural visits’ experience maximizing learning and social engagement. He’s been visiting at the Waag Society – Institute for art, science and technology of Amsterdam and took part to several research projects among which Mela* – European Museums in an age of migrations.

Research keywords

Digital heritage/humanities, Mobile technology, Mobile gaming, Design driven research, User-centered Design