Dr. Shalini Sahoo

Smart City Expert,
Bechtle Systemhaus Holding AG

Shalini Sahoo is a doctoral designer in the field of digital transformation. From September 2016 to March 2021, she researched digital transformation in urban mobility spaces as part of a PhD at the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London. The Heinrich Böll Foundation and the London Doctoral Consortium provided material and ideal support for her work. From 2018 -2019, she worked with Hochbahn Hamburg AG to conceptualise the Smart Stations for the new U5 underground line. Her expertise lies in the design of digital change processes on a system-centred level. Her work is about understanding and optimising user experiences at the level of human-material interaction within digital ecologies.




Smart Plaza

Designing Digital Ecologies – Der Schlüssel zu lebenswerten Stadtwelten