Philipp Jordan

Phil Jordan, presenter
Philipp Jordan
PhD Candidate, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Philipp Jordan: Science Fiction – Movies and Shows as Design Fictions

Phil Jordan is a PhD candidate in the interdisciplinary Communication and Information Sciences PhD program at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. During his studies, he specialized in communication theories, social informatics as well as human-computer interaction. In addition to his doctoral studies, Phil was recently awarded an M.Sc. in Computer Sciences from his home institution. He holds an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the renowned University of Stuttgart, with foci in Industrial Design Engineering and Technology Management. Phil’s dissertation on science fiction and computer science was awarded one of six 2018 Garfield Dissertation Fellowships. His research has also been featured by the MIT Technology Review. He is currently finishing his dissertation on the relationship and role of science fiction in computer science research, education and application.



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