Sinisa Prvanov, PhD

Chair of Department of Design

Born in the Republic of Serbia in 1965, Dr Prvanov is an Interior architect and educator with over 25 years of experience in the high-end design industry and higher education. Siniša completed his PhD at the National Technical University of Athens, awarded by the IKEA Foundation, and his undergraduate studies at the University of Belgrade. He has integrated the highest caliber international methods of teaching into his courses. In conjunction with internationally acclaimed architecture firms, his professional work has received several design awards. His work been exhibited internationally in Berlin, Milan, Bologna, Athens, Monaco, Montevideo, and Montreal and has appeared in eleven books, two journal monographs, and over 20 journal articles.
His research interests lie in the area of public architecture, and interior design in the marine environment, ranging from theory to design to implementation. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several other disciplines of interior design, particularly furniture design on problems at the CNC solid wood furniture prototyping and fabrication.
His current research focuses on teaching methods and innovations in course design supported in part by UNESCO education sector, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Siniša has served on roughly ten conference and workshop program committees and served as the Program Chair for ADS Vietnam Design Institute 2015. He has served on the Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) Executive Committee 2016, the Steering Committee for the Van LangUniversity Interior Architecture Curriculum, and the HAWA Education Board 2016.
Siniša is a member of Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE), International Association for Economics, Management, Marketing, Quality and Human Resources in Forestry and Forest Based Industry (WoodEMA), and Association of Applied Artists & Designers, Vojvodina, Republic of Serbia (UPIDIV).

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