Oscar Tomico

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Dr. Oscar Tomico is Assistant Professor at the Designing Quality in Interaction Research Group at the Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology. His main research area is the development of situated practices allowing for a constructive confrontation between the designer’s rationale and societal motivations and values (co-reflection). He is the project leader of the Smart Textile Services project part of the Dutch Creative Industry Scientific Program (CRISP 2011). He gained his PhD in 2007 from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, in Innovation Processes in Product Design. His PhD thesis was on subjective experience gathering techniques for interaction design based on constructivist psychology.