Dr. Dániel Barcza, DLA, MSc

Dr. Daniel Barcza is the Strategic Vice-Rector of Moholy-Nagy University of Art & Design in Budapest, Hungary (MOME), one of the oldest design universities in Europe and the Director of Design Institute of MOME. As an associate professor he teaches design for sustainability, socially responsible design, eco-design and ecology at MOME’s master and doctorate schools. He is the co-founder of the university's sustainability research group, MOME EcoLab, which is involved in social design projects in Eastern-European rural villages and humanitarian design projects with UNHCR. As a visiting professor he teaches design thinking for MBA students at the Business School of Central European University. Daniel is a professional urban designer and sustainability consultant with several years of international experience in designing eco-cities around the world. But above all, being a devoted father of two young boys, Daniel is an expert in fire engines, excavators and teddy bear rescue operations both in theory and in practice.