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Michael SHAMIYEH Professor, Head DOM Research Lab, University of Arts and Design Linz


 Michael Shamiyeh helps organizations to define the framework for compelling innovation strategies, to sense, create, and implement desired futures, and to build their own capabilities, systems, and structures that are right for change. His customers include leading international enterprises from the fields of engineering & assembly, global energy & materials, as well as consumer & leisure.
 He is founder and head professor of the Design Organization Media (DOM) Research Lab at the University of Arts and Design Linz, which is an internationally recognized academic research and consultancy center for innovation and change, based at the University of Arts and Design in Linz, Austria, and CEO of Shamiyeh Associates Limited, a firm that works to create desired futures.
 Michael studied management at the University of St. Gallen (PhD) and architecture at Harvard University (MArch-postprofessional), the Architectural Association in London (MA), and the Technical University of Vienna (Dipl-Ing/MA). He has published in many international journals, books, and popular media. His most recent publications include "Driving Desired Futures: Turning Design Thinking into Real Innovation" (2014) and "Porsche Prinzip Innovation" (2013).
 The work of Michael and his team has won many awards, including two Gold Medals for "Best Invention" given by KIWIE, Korea (2010), and by the World Intellectual Property Organization (2010), and the Innovation Prize (2009), awarded by the Austrian Ministry of Science.


Driving Desired Futures: Turning Design Thinking into Real Innovation. Basel, Birkhäuser: 424 pages, 2014
Porsche Prinzip Innovation. Doppel-DVD: 346 min., 2012
Shamiyeh, M., Duschlbauer, T., Zauner, C.: Die Besten Gewinnen. Standorte im Wettbewerb um Talente. Trauner Verlag. Linz, 2010: 256 pages, 2010
Creating Desired Futures: How Design Innovates Business. Basel, Birkhäuser: 424 pages., 2010


2009 Innovation Prize 2008 by Austrian Ministry for Science and Research
2010 Nomination of Solar Display for Energy Globe
2010 Gold medal for Solar Display by World Intellectual Property Organization
2010 Gold medal for Invention Solar Display by KIWIE, Seoul, Korea