Ramia Mazé

Ramia specializes in participatory and critical methods for designing systems and products that alter social practices and public life. In leadership and management positions at the Interactive Institute in Sweden since 2001, she has been involved in interdisciplinary and international research projects in the areas of sustainable design, smart materials, interactive architecture and tactical media – including a current collaboration at the IIT Institute of Design in Chicago. She lectures at postgraduate art, design and technology programs and is on the Experience Design faculty at Konstfack in Stockholm. Previously, she worked in corporate research and design consultancies in the US and UK, and studied interaction design, computer-related design and architecture, in which she has received a PhD, MA(RCA), and BA, respectively.