Dr. Ute Besenecker/DE/SE
Saturday, 26.10.2019, 9.30
Dr. Ute Besenecker is a design researcher and educator focusing on the impact of lighting on human perception, behaviour and well-being in spatial environments, with special interest in facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration involving mixed-methods research in design, art, engineering and the sciences.
Her background spans academic human factors research as well as professional practice in lighting design, policy development, product management, and architecture. She holds a PhD in Architectural Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) as well as Master’s degrees in Lighting from the Lighting Research Center at RPI, and in Architecture and Design from Columbia University/USA, Leibniz Universität Hannover/DE and Politecnico di Milano/IT.