Marco Boffi, Ph.D., psychologist, is Assistant Professor in psychology at the Università degli Studi di Milano. Since 2007 he is involved in research and teaching activities for universities, NGOs and private companies, including Università degli Studi di Milano (UNIMI), Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Domus Academy, ProgettoMondo MLAL. Since 2015 he is involved in research activities in collaboration with the Laboratorio di Simulazione Urbana Fausto Curti (labsimurb), Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DAStU) at the POLIMI. He is involved in the European Project “Start the Change!” (2017), to analyze the impact of training courses inspired by Millennium Development Goals about environmental and social sustainability. He was part of the H2020 Lighthouse project “Sharing Cities” (2016-17) for the co-design methodology and the assessment of attitudes towards sustainability promoted by sharing economy and smart city initiatives. He was involved in the European Project “A Possible World” (2013-15), to analyze the impact of awareness initiatives about sustainability.
His research focuses on the relation between environment, individual wellbeing and collective quality of life. His interests are about the assessment of wellbeing to support the transition towards environmental and psychological sustainability, applied to national and international case studies. He is experienced in consulting for policymakers and associations on best practices, aimed at designing inclusive processes and wellbeing indicators. In particular, with labsimurb he is involved in designing innovative forms of public engagement through new technologies.
Since 2007 he is involved in psychology teaching in academic courses and training for private companies. He is author of over 40 publications, organizer and scientific coordinator of conferences. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology (2011).