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Dietmar Offenhuber

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Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Art + Design

College of Social Sciences and Humanities, College of Arts, Media and Design

Dietmar Offenhuber’s research focuses on the relationship between design, technology, and governance. Dietmar is the author of the award-winning monograph Waste is Information (MIT Press), works as an advisor to the United Nations and published books on the subjects of urban data, accountability technologies and urban informatics.

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Beryl Radin Award (honorable mention) for the Best Article in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART)

Austrian Scientists in North America (ASciNA) Award 2017, Austrian Ministry for Science & Research, category Young Principal Investigator
Typography Award, Communication Arts Magazine

Connecting Cities Network — Artist in Residence, Ars Electronica Futurelab, Linz, Austria

Outstanding Dissertation Award, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT
Nomination for the ACSP Barclay Gibbs Jones Award for Best Dissertation in Planning

Best Article of 2012 Award, American Planning Association (APA)

National Science Foundation (NSF) International Visualization Challenge, Winner Category Non-Interactive Visualization

File Prix Lux 2010, Sao Paulo, Honorary Mention Electronic Sonority

Melbourne International Animation Festival 2007 Jury Award
12th International Media Art Biennale WRO 07, Special Mention

Japan Foundation Fellowship, IAMAS Institute, Gifu, Japan

EMARE Fellowship, Artist in Residence, Werkleitz Gesellschaft, Halle, Germany
Art Directors Club, Silver Award, New Media category
ZKM International Media Art Award, Nomination
Transmediale Award, Honorary Mention Category Image

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