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Umeå Institute of Design (UID)


Aditya Pawar, project coordinator
Ambra Trotto, associate professor
Birgitta Sundberg, education coordinator

Working primarily with education and study administration issues related to programmes and courses at Umeå Institute of Design

Brendon Clark, associate professor
Catharina Henje, lecturer, doctoral student
Corné de Beer, financial administrator

I am the Accountant, speak to me if you have any financial queries.

David Risberg, research engineer

Reserach Engineer with the workshop as main area of responsibility. Consult me when you need help with modelmaking och prototyping, or with other technical question (but not IT).

Demian Horst, lecturer

I am responsible for maintaining and developing the content and direction of our MFA programme in Transportation Design. I also have an active part in teaching and tutoring at the school.

Elin Sonning, administrator
Heather Wiltse, associate professor
Jamer Hunt, visiting associate professor (absent)
Jens Persson, communications officer

I strive to make Umeå Institute of Design visible to society, industry, researchers and prospective students. I oversee the development and implementation of communications strategies.

Lecturer in design history and theory at Umeå Institute of Design. PhD in industrial design.

Niklas Andersson, lecturer

Lecturer at Umeå Intitute of Design teaching Interaction Design, Design Methods, Graphic Design, Sustainable Development and Presentation Techniques. Member of our Equal Opportunities Group.

Peder Fällefors, IT systems administrator (absent)
Peter Lundholm, lecturer

Teaching various basic aspects of editing media (time-based or static) in photoshop, premiere, audition and after effects.

Talk to me about: the days when a CD blank was 50 USD

Sabrina Hauser, postdoctoral fellow
Sara Eriksson, human resources administrator (absent)
Therese Stark, administrator, human resources coordinator
Thomas Degn, associate professor
Tomas Lindehell, lecturer

Lecturer Design College. Teaches and communicates processes and computer-aided tools, to design students, to create 3D models and visualisations.

Ylva Ferneaus, associate professor