Dietmar Offenhuber Assistant Professor of Art + Design and Public Policy & Urban Affairs email@example.com 617.373.3378 Expertise accountability technologies, participatory sensing, spatial analysis, user roles in urban infrastructual systems, visualization and information design Dietmar Offenhuber in the Press Article Digital archive of signs from last year’s Boston Women’s March now available online “ArtoftheMarch.Boston” is an interactive, digital trove — and a large one at that — of the many slogans, sayings, and witty and creative phrases that were scribbled or delicately drawn onto the placards people brought to the demonstration in January of last year, one day after President Trump’s inauguration. A throng of marchers attended the […] Article You can now see the posters from Boston’s Women’s March online Ever wonder what happened to the signs from the Women’s March in Boston last year? With the help of Northeastern University, a team of scholars, students and volunteers created an online archive of more than 6,000 posters and pieces of artwork from the Jan. 21, 2017 protest. Article Archivists will sort through signs from the Boston Women’s March this weekend After the rally was done and after the speeches and chants, many of the tens of thousands of people who had gathered in January for the Boston Women’s March protesting Donald Trump’s presidency dropped the signs they carried along Boston Common. The signs were destined for the trash, but a group from Northeastern University is […] Article Yard signs channel the fears — and hopes — of a fraught era Dietmar Offenhuber, an assistant professor at Northeastern University in the departments of Art + Design and Public Policy, compared the yard signs to street art, a compassionate message to a broad audience. “It’s finding a different way of leading political discourse that’s not dictated by rhetoric of mass media,” Offenhuber said. “It’s finding a way […] Dietmar Offenhuber for Northeastern Global News He came up with a way to make data tangible and exciting He came up with a way to make data tangible and exciting When most of us hear “data,” we think of facts and figures confined to charts and reports. For Northeastern professor Dietmar Offenhuber, it’s not so abstract. When he sees data, his imagination takes him to a world that’s filled with all kinds of physical phenomena. Beyond percentages and statistics, he’s picturing tree rings and microplastics. Digital archive preserves groundbreaking moment in civic activism Digital archive preserves groundbreaking moment in civic activism Protest signs from the 2017 Women’s March still exist. They’re available as a searchable digital archive, thanks primarily to the efforts of several Northeastern professors. Tier 1 grant program spurs interdisciplinary research collaborations Tier 1 grant program spurs interdisciplinary research collaborations How do non-violent urban communities of people build strong networks of social resilience in the face of violence and conflict? The answer cuts to the core of professors Thomas Vicino and Dietmar Offenhuber’s interdisciplinary research. They’ve teamed up to examine one of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, City of God, where they say residents have not […] Big Data, innovative research Big Data, innovative research An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern faculty and students led interactive demos and presentations showcasing research projects that leverage Big Data at the university’s sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday. Your mood in lights Your mood in lights Graduate students in the information design and visualization program have developed an interactive application that captures, aggregates, and displays data in a three-dimensional LED matrix on the façade of Ryder Hall. How trash can reveal an urban landscape’s ‘invisible realities’ How trash can reveal an urban landscape’s ‘invisible realities’ New assistant professor Dietmar Offenhuber wants to make cities and their infrastructures more legible in order to improve their governance. One of his approaches involves tracking the movement of garbage.