Department: Bellas Artes

Area: Drawing

Research group: Grupo de Investigación e Innovación en Diseño

Email: carjimen@ull.es

Research field: Artes y Humanidades

Doctor by the Universidad de La Laguna with the thesis Cultura del diseño y desarrollo local sostenible aportes teóricos, metodológicos y casos prácticos en las Islas Canarias 2014. Supervised by Dr. Alfonso Ruiz Rallo.

Associate Professor at the Department of Fine Arts. Coordinator of the Research and Innovation Group in Design and the BISAGRA Transfer Unit in Design, Visual Thinking and Graphic Facilitation (FGULL). Creator of the pilot project "CAMPUSTAJE: University Community Composting". His research and transfer activity is in design for the communication and valorization of territorial resources in social innovation processes focused on sustainability. Member and director of the Institutional Chair of Environment and Sustainable Development Cabildo de Tenerife-University of La Laguna (2017-2020). Deputy Director of the Department of Fine Arts (2016-2020). Extraordinary PhD Award in Arts and Humanities by the University of La Laguna, with the thesis "Culture of design and sustainable local development: theoretical, methodological contributions and practical cases in the Canary Islands". Postgraduate in "Ecodesign: environmental improvement of products and processes" by Elisava School of Design (Universitat Pompeu Fabra-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).