Gabriele Colombo

Gabriele Colombo is a researcher in the field of Communication Design, with a focus on information visualisation and visual methods for social research. He is a postdoctoral research fellow in the European research project INCOMMON, hosted by IUAV, University of Venice. From 2019 to 2021, he has been a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Media Studies of the University of Amsterdam, In the context of the European project “ODYCCEUS – Opinion Dynamics and Cultural Conflict in European Spaces”. He is affiliated with DensityDesign, a research lab at the Design Department of Politecnico di Milano, he is part of the Visual Methodologies Collective at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, and he has a long-standing collaboration with the Digital Methods Initiative at the University of Amsterdam. He holds a PhD in Design from Politecnico di Milano (2018). At Politecnico di Milano he is also a lecturer in the Communication Design Master Degree, where he teaches Digital Methods and Communication Design. His research and teaching activities revolve around the design of visual tools in support of digital social research, focusing on the design of novel strategies for the communication, exploration, analysis and valorisation of collections of images and videos.

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