Ulrike Rahe

Professor at Chalmers, Industrial and Materials Science, Design and Human Factors

Ulrike Rahe was promoted to professor in Industrial Design at Chalmers in 2003. Since then, her life-time professorship (since 1994 at HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hildesheim, Germany) is non-active. Beside her academic engagement, Ulrike Rahe has broad experience as a professionally active industrial designer.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2018

Smart Sustainable Offices - a real "working lab" as a demonstrator for future office working environment at Johanneberg Science Park stage 2

Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
Antonio Cobaleda Cordero Design and Human Factors
Formas

2014–2019

Climate-KIC Building Technologies Accelerator – Smart Sustainable Offices (SSO)

Holger Wallbaum Building Technology
Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
Quan Jin Building Technology
Antonio Cobaleda Cordero Product Development
Melina Forooraghi Building Technology
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

2016–2016

Front-end & Back-end Development of PET Interface - The Smart Energy Future in Private Homes

Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
HSB Living Lab

2015–2016

Processflödesimulering textilvård

Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
HSB Living Lab

2012–2013

Vår Energi

Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
Anneli Selvefors Design and Human Factors
VINNOVA

2013–2013

Framtida visualisering för innovativa former - en studie av formgivningsprocessen

Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse

2012–2017

From Waste to Resources. Municipal Solid Waste Handling: A Design Perspective on Closing the Resource Loops

Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
Isabel Ordonez Pizarro Design and Human Factors
Mistra Urban Futures, Gothenburg

2012–2015

Waste to design (W2D)

Ulrike Rahe Design and Human Factors
Oskar Rexfelt Design and Human Factors
Erik Stenvall Polymeric Materials and Composites
Isabel Ordonez Pizarro Design and Human Factors
Teodora Retegan Nuclear Chemistry
Sandra Tostar Nuclear Chemistry
Mistra

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Publications

2017

Designed to support or impede energy conservation? How design characteristics influence people’s energy use

Anneli Selvefors, Jesper Knutsson, Christian Marx et al
Journal of Design Research. Vol. 15 (1), p. 43-61
Journal article
2017

Designed to support or impede energy conservation? How design characteristics influence people’s energy use

Anneli Selvefors, Jesper Knutsson, Christian Marx et al
Journal of Design Research. Vol. 15 (1), p. 43-61
Journal article
2015

Waste sorting in apartments: integrating the perspective of the user

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Robin Harder, Alexandros Nikitas et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 106, p. 669-679
Journal article
2015

Conflicts in Everyday Life: The Influence of Competing Goals on Domestic Energy Conservation

Anneli Selvefors, MariAnne Karlsson, Ulrike Rahe
Sustainability. Vol. 7 (5), p. 5963-5980
Journal article
2014

Energy storytelling through annotating everyday life

Dan Lockton, Sara Renström, Flora Bowden et al
Paper in proceedings
2014

Waste as a starting point – how to educate design students to become active agents in closing material loops

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Oskar Rexfelt, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2014

Narrating energy through annotating everyday life

Dan Lockton, Sara Renström, Flora Bowden et al
Paper in proceedings
2014

Media and representations in product design education

Maral Babapour Chafi, Viktor Hjort af Ornäs, Oskar Rexfelt et al
A. Eger, A. Kovacevic, & B. E. Parkinson (Eds.), Design Education & Human Technology Relations, Proceedings of The 16th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, p. 42-47
Paper in proceedings
2013

Encouraging Sustainable Urban Access: An Exploratory Student Approach to Design of Product Service Systems

Alexandros Nikitas, Ulrike Rahe, Toni-Matti Karjalainen
15th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education Conference "Growing our Future", September 2013, Dublin, Ireland, p. 786-791
Paper in proceedings
2013

Bridging the Discrepancy between Reflective Practice and Systematic Form Generation Approaches

Maral Babapour Chafi, Ulrike Rahe
International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, 5 & 6 September 2013, Dublin Institute Of Technology, Dublin, Ireland, p. 778-783
Paper in proceedings
2013

Pleasurable Ways of Staying Warm – A Pathway towards Reduced Energy Consumption

Sara Renström, Ulrike Rahe
Proceedings from the IASDR Conference 2013, Consilience and Innovation in Design, 24-30 August 2013, Tokyo, s. 1783-1794, p. 1783-1794
Paper in proceedings
2013

Design for Sustainable Behaviour – A User Centred Approach to Energy Efficiency

MariAnne Karlsson, Ulrike Rahe, Sara Renström et al
Conference poster
2013

Visualizing the design process–an educational approach for the synthesis of design diaries

Maral Babapour Chafi, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2013

Target the Use Phase! Design for Sustainable Behaviour.

Sara Renström, Anneli Selvefors, Helena Strömberg et al
The 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management in Gothenburg 2013, p. 1-4
Paper in proceedings
2013

What’s in it for the user? Effects and perceived user benefits of online interactive energy feedback.

Anneli Selvefors, MariAnne Karlsson, Ulrike Rahe
Proceedings of the ERSCP-EMSU 2013 conference, 16th Conference of the European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP) & 7th Conference of the Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities (EMSU), 4 – 7 June 2013, Istanbul, Turkey., p. 1-14
Paper in proceedings
2013

Collaboration between design and waste management: Can it help close the material loop?

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Ulrike Rahe
Resources, Conservation and Recyclcing. Vol. 72, p. 108-117
Journal article
2013

Sorting waste in apartment buildings: facts and possibilities

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Robin Harder, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2013

Innovative Bike-Sharing Design as a Research and Educational Platform for Promoting More Livable Urban Futures.

Alexandros Nikitas, Ulrike Rahe, Toni-Matti Karjalainen
Paper in proceedings
2013

Take Waste and Make: Guidelines for workshops to find new applications for industrial waste material.

Oskar Rexfelt, Jonas Kääpä, Leo Li et al
Proceedings from the IASDR Conference 2013, Consilience and Innovation in Design, 24-30 August 2013, Tokyo., p. 4151-4162
Paper in proceedings
2013

Understanding Residents’ Use of Heating and Hot Water – An Exploration of the Potential for Reduced Energy Consumption

Sara Renström, Ulrike Rahe
Proceedings of the ERSCP-EMSU 2013 conference, 16th Conference of the European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP) & 7th Conference of the Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities (EMSU), 4 – 7 June 2013, Istanbul, Turkey., p. 1-19
Paper in proceedings
2013

Effects of Energy Feedback on Household Electricity Consumption

Anneli Selvefors, MariAnne Karlsson, Ulrike Rahe
Conference poster
2013

Use and Adoption of Interactive Energy Feedback Systems

Anneli Selvefors, MariAnne Karlsson, Ulrike Rahe
Proceedings from the IASDR Conference 2013, Consilience and Innovation in Design, 24-30 August 2013, Tokyo, p. 1771-1782
Paper in proceedings
2013

Strategic Design through Brand Contextualization.

Toni-Matti Karjalainen, Alexandros Nikitas, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2012

Innovative Form Design - A Formal Aesthetics Design Approach for Creative Form Generation

Ulrike Rahe, Maral Babapour Chafi, Anders Warell et al
Conference poster
2012

Creating Novel Product Form Based on Formal Aesthetics – A Method for Advanced Form Design Education

Ulrike Rahe, Maral Babapour Chafi, Björn Rehammar
Paper in proceedings
2012

The Influence of Self-reflective Diaries on Students' Design Processes

Maral Babapour Chafi, Ulrike Rahe, Owain Pedgley
Paper in proceedings
2012

From Industrial Waste to Product Design

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Oskar Rexfelt, Ulrike Rahe
DesignEd Asia conference proceedings, "Incorporating Disciplinary Dynamics Into Design Education", p. 65-77
Paper in proceedings
2012

Benefits and Difficulties for Industry when Designing for Sustainable Behaviour

Anneli Selvefors, Sara Renström, Anna Viggedal et al
Proceedings of Sustainable Innovation 2012, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 17th International Conference. 29-30 October 2012, Alanus University, Bonn, Germany, p. 242-249
Paper in proceedings
2012

How Design relates to Waste : A Categorization of Concrete Examples

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2012

A comparison of Diary Method Variations for Enlightening Form Generation in the Design Process

Maral Babapour Chafi, Björn Rehammar, Ulrike Rahe
Design and Techonology Education: An International Journal. Vol. 17 (3), p. 49-60
Journal article
2012

From Industrial Waste to Product Design

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Oskar Rexfelt, Ulrike Rahe
DesignEd Asia conference proceedings, "Incorporating Disciplinary Dynamics Into Design Education", p. 65-77
Paper in proceedings
2012

A comparison of Diary Method Variations for Enlightening Form Generation in the Design Process

Maral Babapour Chafi, Björn Rehammar, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2012

How Design relates to Waste : A Categorization of Concrete Examples

Isabel Ordonez Pizarro, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2011

Using Product Innovation as Eco-Branding to Encourage Sustainable Lifestyles – An Exploratory Student Approach to Business Strategy

Anneli Selvefors, Ulrike Rahe, Toni-Matti Karjalainen
Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education. 8-9 September 2011, London., p. 337-342
Paper in proceedings
2011

Design for Sustainable Consumption Behaviour - Systematising the use of Behavioural Intervention Strategies

Anneli Selvefors, Karin Blindh Pedersen, Ulrike Rahe
Proceedings of DPPI 11, the 5th conference on Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces. 22-25 June 2011, Milan, p. 19-26
Paper in proceedings
2010

Visual recognition wrapped: Student explorations of product packages as brand messengers

Toni-Matti Karjalainen, Sanna Heiniö, Ulrike Rahe
12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: When Design Education and Design Research Meet ., E and PDE 2010; Trondheim; Norway; 2 September 2010 through 3 September 2010, p. 168-173
Paper in proceedings
2010

Exploration and design of the logistics and hardware for accomplishment of geosciences on the moon

Ulrike Rahe, M. Sundgren, K. Rantfors
61st International Astronautical Congress 2010, IAC 2010. Prague, 27 September-1 October 2010. Vol. 2, p. 1523-1532
Paper in proceedings
2009

GROCERY BAG HOLDER FOR CARS

Ulrike Rahe, Peter Flodin, Johan Landén
Paper in proceedings
2009

TOUCHPAD AS INTERACTION INPUT CONTROL FOR USE OF IN-VEHICLE INFOTAINMENT SYSTEMS

Stefan Norberg, Ulrike Rahe
Paper in proceedings
2009

"It's a honda! For me..." An exploratory student project on branding and product design for the older adult population

Oscar Person, Anders Warell, Toni-Matti Karjalainen et al
11th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Creating a Better World, E and PDE 2009; Brighton; United Kingdom; 10 September 2009 through 11 September 2009, p. 526-531
Paper in proceedings
2009

INVOLVING USERS FOR FINDING ERGONOMIC NEEDS IN A TRUCK CAB

Ulrike Rahe, Katrin Strandberg, Elin Wrengler
Paper in proceedings
2007

How Things fit Needs

Ulrike Rahe
Edited book
2007

Brillux Scala - Development of an Application-Orientated Colour System

Ulrike Rahe
The 39th Nordic Ergonomics Society Conference, NES2007 in Sweden, October 1-3, www.nes2007.se, p. Session E1d, A108, 1-6
Paper in proceedings
2006

"NOYO - CREATING YOUR EXPERIENCE" - A case study on the creation of affective brand script and visual product identity

Toni-Matti Karjalainen, Ulrike Rahe, Ida Ljungman et al
Paper in proceedings
2006

When Technology meets People

Ulrike Rahe
Edited book