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D. (Dario) Rodighiero, Dr

Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies, and Coordinator of Data Wise minor
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Dario Rodighiero is an Assistant Professor of Sciences and Technology Studies at the University of Groningen, serving the multidisciplinary Campus Fryslân faculty at the Knowledge Infrastructure department.

At the faculty, Dario coordinates the Data Wise minor to introduce students to data science and social challenges, while also teaching data and visual literacy within the Bachelor’s program in Data Science and Society.

Maintaining affiliations with Harvard University, he acts as a principal at metaLAB (at) Harvard, delving into arts and humanities, and holds a position as a faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, focusing on controversy mapping.

Dario specializes in knowledge design, critical data, and digital humanities, mapping scientific organizations and cultural institutions. His  approach allows him to bridge gaps between diverse fields, serving as a mediator for inter-disciplinary projects and initiatives.

With Metis Press, Dario authored the book, ”Mapping Affinities: Democratizing Data Visualization.” This work delves into reinventing organizational charts from a design-driven perspective, offering a fresh take on the way we visualize and interpret social dynamics.

EPFL awarded him a Ph.D. in Sciences after attending the doctoral program in Architecture and Sciences of the City. Over the years, he has held positions at MIT, Sciences Po, Panthéon-Sorbonne University, and the European Commission, lectured at CERN and Ars Electronica, and exhibited at MAXXI and Harvard Art Museums.

Other positions

Principal at metaLAB (at) Harvard
Faculty Associate at Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Fellow at Edgelands Institute
Senior Fellow at Freie Universität Berlin
Last modified:01 March 2024 2.54 p.m.

Contact information

Wirdumerdijk 34
8911 CE Leeuwarden
The Netherlands