Federico Casalegno, Ph.D., is the Director of the MIT Mobile Experience Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SHASS, program in Comparative Media Studies. Since 2008, he has been the director of the Green Home Alliance between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Italy. He has been awarded an honorary professorship by the Glasgow School of Art, University of Glasgow. A social scientist with an interest in the impact of networked digital technologies on human behavior and society, Dr. Casalegno both teaches and leads advanced research at MIT, and designs interactive media to foster connections between people, information and physical places using cutting edge information technology. He has published several scientific papers in peer reviewed journals, books and articles. For the Living Memory connected community project he was awarded the Best Concept prize by the American Leading Industrial Designers I.D. Magazine, and the Silver Prize Design Concept by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).