Design Bloc

2019 ~ Present

Goals

Use design thinking and design behaviors in a team environment to:

A: understand campus and community issues using an empathetic approach,

B: engage with campus and external community members using a rapid prototyping methodology, and 

C: implement change and design interventions that contribute to positive outcomes that create a novel world.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Design thinking, design behaviors, multi-disciplinary teamwork and experiential learning.

Methods and Technologies

  • Design Thinking and Design Process
  • Multi-disciplinary Teamwork
  • Rapid Prototyping & Iteration
  • Contextual Awareness
  • Empathy
  • Entrepreneurial Sustainability
  • Creative Craft
  • Ethnography

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Global Development
  • IT Management
  • Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization
  • Analytics
  • Computational Media
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Human-Centered Computing
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • OMSCS asynchronous
  • OMSCS asynchronous, case-by-case
  • OMSCS synchronous
  • OMSCS synchronous, case-by-case
  • Architectural Technology
  • Architecture
  • Building Construction
  • Building Construction and Facility Management
  • City and Regional Planning
  • Geographic Information Science and Technology
  • Industrial Design
  • Music Technology
  • Urban Design
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Systems Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Health Systems
  • Industrial Engineering
  • International Logistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Physics
  • Robotics
  • Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies
  • Chinese
  • Digital Media
  • Economics
  • Economics and International Affairs
  • French
  • German
  • Global Economics and Modern Languages
  • Global Media and Cultures
  • History, Technology, and Society
  • International Affairs
  • International Affairs and Modern Languages
  • International Affairs, Science, and Technology
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Literature, Media, and Communication
  • Public Policy
  • Spanish
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Music
  • Pre-Law
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Any BS undergrad major in any college/department interested in learning about and implementing design thinking to address campus and greater community issues.

Meeting Schedule & Location

Time 
5:00-5:50
Meeting Location 
Woodruff Connector / 890 Curran Street
Meeting Day 
Monday and Wednesday

Team Advisors

Shawn Harris
  • Industrial Design
Dr. Wayne Li
  • Industrial Design