Category Archives: Research

Improving Health Resources with Design

Kidneys

Navigating treatment options and outcomes is an overwhelming prospect for patients in need of a kidney transplant. An interdisciplinary collaboration between Professor Sauman Chu (Graphic Design), Professor Marilyn Bruin (Housing Studies), and Dr. Allyson Hart (University of Minnesota Medical School) helps patients better understand their options with the launch of a new informational website.

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Looking Back to Advance: Using India’s Traditional Water Infrastructure to Design New Futures

Rendering for design of pond

In her senior capstone, M.L.A. student Leslie Johnson addresses water management issues in the village of Dhamori, India with the hope that her research may one day be scaled up to help others.

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Product Design Program Graduates Inaugural Class

Barry Kudrowitz with the product design majors.

On Friday, May 11 the inaugural class of product design seniors will present their capstone projects. This first class of students is the result of seven years of hard work by College of Design faculty and staff, in particular, Associate Professor Barry Kudrowitz who is head of the Product Design Program. Kudrowitz reflects on the journey the program has taken in this interview.

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