Denmark's first
Professor in Welfare Design

In collaboration with Lillebaelt Hospital, the Kolding School of Design has appointed a professor in welfare design, who, among other responsibilities, will be in charge of meeting future challenges within the service and product areas of Danish hospitals.

Denmark’s first professor in welfare design, the Italian scholar and scientist Andrea Corradini, will assume the position as professor WSR (with special responsibilities) at the Kolding School of Design and Lillebaelt Hospital on February 1, 2014.

The professorship will focus on welfare design for hospitals in order to enable them to meet future challenges e.g. in the fields of service and products. With his prominent international profile within the area of Human Computer Interaction Andrea Corradini will be able to draw on his experiences within technology and communication research.

The appointment of the new professor is part of a five-year collaboration agreement between the Kolding School of Design and Lillebaelt Hospital.

Andrea Corradini Andrea Corradini (b. 1970) has a degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Trento in Italy and a PhD in robotics and neuroinformatics from the Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany. He has previously been an external lecturer at the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business Academy, and IT University of Copenhagen. Andrea Corradini has also been an associate professor at an American university and various European universities, including University of Southern Denmark in Kolding from 2008-2010. The professor will divide his time evenly between the Kolding School of Design and Lillebaelt Hospital, at the research unit at Vejle Hospital.