Politecnico di Milano / Assistant Professor
Andrea Siniscalco is an assistant professor at the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) Department of Design. He graduated in Industrial Design in 2002 with a dissertation on lighting products to manage windowless work environments. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2007 with a thesis on optimizing production processes for the lighting sector. Since 2003 he has researched and taught at the Laboratorio Luce of Politecnico di Milano. The research areas are the design of lighting fixtures, the digital reconstruction of lighting in spaces for cultural heritage, light and color for the entertainment sector, and the relationship between physiology and psychology in the human response to light and chromatic stimuli.
He is a professor of illuminating engineering, design methods, and lighting in the bachelor’s and master’s degree in Interior Design at Politecnico di Milano. Furthermore, he is deputy director of the specializing master in Lighting Design & Technology, where he also teaches lighting engineering and CAD and BIM to support lighting. In addition, he is vice president of the GDC – Associazione Italiana Colore, where he takes care of relations with other associations that investigate issues related to color design, and chair of the Color Conference. This annual international event promotes the culture of color and light in the didactic, scientific, and professional fields.