Dr. Eva Köppen

Eva studied Philosophy and Comparative Literature in Berlin, Madrid and Frankfurt and earned her Master-degree in December 2008. She worked as a project manager and conceptual designer at a company for digital communication in Berlin. Since March 2010 she is a researcher at the Stanford Design Thinking Research Team in the project "From Prototype to Innovation". In her sociological Ph.D. thesis she investigates the requirements of modern work regarding empathic labour and focuses on the evaluation of empathy as one of the factors of success within the Design Thinking Process.



PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Our 2009 experiment on Design Thinking performance yielded a surprising result: … > more

From Prototypes to Innovation

PI: Prof. Christoph Meinel Abstract For companies, the incorporation of Design Thinking as part of the innovation process … > more

From Prototype to Innovation II: Exploring the Field

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract This Prototyping Cardset is a collection of 36 cards that illustrate the … > more

Impact by Design: How Design Thinking Affects International Organizations and Vice Versa

Design Thinking is on everyone’s lips. Design Thinking polarizes: some doom it, and some are just about to discover it. … > more

Impact by Design II - Managing Design Thinking Teams

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The project team “Impact by Design” has set as its goal the pursuit of further … > more