Lisa
Borgenheimer

lisa.borgenheimer

Person

  • Lisa Borgenheimer, born 1990 in Augsburg

  • Current Position and Academic Experiences

  • CURRENTLY: Assistant Professor and Researcher (RTD) in Informationdesign (2015 – 2018) at the Free University of Bolzano, Italy

  • Lectureship (SS 2015) in Informationdesign at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

  • Education

  • Ph.D. (start: Nov. 2016) in "Arts and Design" at Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany
    Topic: Informing Information
    Supervisiors: Prof. Dr. Frank Hartmnann, Prof. Michael Stoll


  • Master of Arts 2015 in Interactive Media Systems at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

  • Bachelor of Arts 2013 in Communication Design at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

  • Research

  • Investigator of the research project (2016 – 2018) "Communication for Participatory Democracy – Participatory Budgeting in Mals"
    together with POLITiS and the Municipality in Mals (IT),
    Investigator: Lisa Borgenheimer
    funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy

  • Leader of the research project (2017/18) "Visualising Complexity"
    together with the Province Southtyrol and the EU-Funding Office in Brussels (BE),
    Free University of Bolzano, Italy

  • Member of the research project (2016 – 2018) "VISUAL STORYTELLING - A study for children aged 5 to 7. Emotional education"
    together with the Faculty of Education (Unibz, Brixen), IUAV Venice (IT), Universty of Rome (IT)
    Investigator: Prof. Dr. Liliana Dozza
    funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy

  • Member of the research project (2018) "From food waste to bio-degradable products, exploring the innovative
    potential of microbial cellulose"
    together with regional partners and the Queensland University of Technology (AUS),
    Investigator: Prof. Nitzan Cohen
    funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy

  • Member of the research project (2018) "Eco-Social Design Toolkits"
    together with regional partners, University of Innsbruck (AU), Leeds College of Arts (UK)
    Investigator: Prof. Kris Krois
    funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy


  • Member of the research project e-transform
    together with Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus (Germany),
    sponsored by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research Germany
    at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

  • Member of the research project "Data visualization for LEW (Lechwerke)",
    together with Lechwerke AG (Augsburg, Germany)
    at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

  • Memberships

  • Member of the Bauhaus Research School, Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany

  • Member of the Visual Journalism Working Group at the Free University of Bolzano, Italy

  • Member of the elite-network at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg (2012 – 2015), Germany

  • Jobs

  • Information Designer for Süddeutsche Zeitung (2012 – 2015) in Munich, Germany

  • Designer for startup42 in Augsburg, Germany

  • Freelance Information Designer from 2010 – 2015

  • Projects for (e.g.): INgraphics Berlin (Berlin, Germany), magazine 139.5 (Luxemburg), Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung (Augsburg, Germany), Deutsches Netzwerk Wirtschaftsethik e.V. (Berlin, Germany), Criminal investigation department (Augsburg, Germany), POLITIKEN (Copenhagen, Denmark), etc.

  • Awards

  • IIID Award 2017 Bronze Student award for "Datavisualisation for LEW (Lechwerke)"

  • The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards Gold in the category "Data Journalism" for ZEIT ONLINE "German Unification"

  • The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards Shortlist in the category "Free Tool" for "isomatic.de"

  • Malofiej23 Bronze Award for ZEIT ONLINE "German Unification"

  • IIID Award 2014 Silver Student Award for "isomatic.de"

  • MSU-SND 13 (Society for News Design) – 1st in the category "Infographics" for "Silhouettes – a story of shadows"

  • MSU-SND 13 (Society for News Design) – 3rd in the category "Standalone Multimedia" for "Silhouettes – a story of shadows"

  • European Student Award 2012 – for "City Administration"

  • European Student Award 2011 – for "How to be a Superstar"

  • Fresh Infographics Award (INgraphics Vol. 4) – for "How to solve a magic Cube?"

  • Exhibition, Workshop and Talks

  • IC17 Conference poster exhibition in Zeist, Netherlands


  • Malofiej26 Student Workshop together with John Grimwade, Pamplona, Spain

  • International Designweek Workshop "S-E-R-I-E" at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany

  • 2CO Communicate Complexity Conference Workshop "Processing complexity. How to design great information graphics.", as replacement for Prof. Michael Stoll together with Alfredo Calosci, in Tenerife, Spain


  • 2CO Communicate Complexity Conference Talk about "Information // Message" in Tenerife, Spain

  • Web & Wine 2016 Talk about "Visual Storytelling" in Augsburg, Germany

  • IIID VisionPlus 2014 Talk in Vienna, Austria

  • qved 2015 – Editorial Design Conference Talk in Munich, Germany

  • LMU (Ludwig-Maximilians-University) Talk about Informationdesign in Munich, Germany

  • Judging and Review

  • Jurymember in the category "Picture" at the Augsburger Medienpreis 2018 in Augsburg, Germany

  • Jurymember in the category "Best in Infographics" at the Asian Media Awards 2018 in Singapore, Singapore

  • Jurymember and Laudator in the category "Inspiring" at the Augsburger Medienpreis 2016 in Augsburg, Germany

  • Reviewer for the European Conference on Information Systems 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey