Design Researcher at Strate School of Design, Paris
Dr Ocnarescu (Ph.D. in Design Science) is a Design Researcher at Strate School of Design (Paris, France) in the Research and Innovation Department. Her main research fields are: Social Robotics, Experience Design, Interaction Design and Design for education. Her PhD, entitled “Aesthetic Experience and Innovation Culture”, shows how design creates an innovation culture but also memorable experiences for the researchers of a Research & Development Department (at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs France, now Nokia Bell Labs). At Strate she coordinates Robotics by design lab, teaches classes on Experience Design, Speculative Design and Design & Robotics and she co-supervises two ongoing PhDs.