Dear Members of ODTÜ Community,

As part of ODTÜ’s 60th Anniversary Honorary Lecture Series Spring Program, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg will give a talk on "Design Thinking: The Creative Power of Teams! on March 18, 2016 Friday at 14.00 in Culture and Convention Center Kemal Kurdas Hall.

Please see the biography of Prof. Weinberg and the activity poster below.

For more information on Prof. Weinberg please visit:

Ulrich Weinberg is the director of “School of Design Thinking” at HPI Hasso Plattner Institute in Postdam. After studying fine arts and design at the Academies of Fine Arts in Munich and Berlin, he worked freelance as TV graphic designer at public and private production houses between the years 1980 and 1986. After 1986, he  specialized in 3D computer animation (mental images, ART+COM, etc.) on scientific, industrial and art projects for companies such as ARD, BMW, Daimler Benz, Siemens, Schering, Telekom, ZDF. He is also founder of the companies TERRATOOLS and CYPARADE which are specialized in 3D animation, simulation and interactive 3D projects like computer games and cross media projects.

Since 1994, Mr. Weinberg has been holding a lifetime professorship of computer animation at the Film & Television Academy Babelsberg (HFF), and has been vice president for research, development and international relations for four years. He became co-initiator of the cross-university project “n-space – Innovation Center for Nonlinear Media” in 2003. Since 2004, he has been Visiting Professor at CUC Communication University in Beijing, China, and is holding the position of honorary director of the Design Thinking Innovation Center in Beijing since 2014. He has also been an elected board member of the DGQ German Society for Quality since November 2014.

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21/03/2016 - 13:59