PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, New York, NY, Assistant Professor of Product Design, August 2017-August 2018

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA, Lecturer, January 2013-June 2017

Co-founder of the xLab, a Comcast-sponsored exploration of content-coupled connected products

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, New York, NY, Adjunct, July 2009-August 2014

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta, GA, Visiting Assistant Professor, August 2007-June 2008

Team member for Simon, humanoid human-robot interaction project

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, Savannah, GA, Professor of Interactive Design, September 2002-June 2007

  • Co-wrote the curriculum for the new Interactive Design Department in 2002
  • Established the College’s first Physical Computing course to teach creative technology
  • Guided student teams on corporate sponsored projects from the Gulfstream Corporation

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, New York, NY, Adjunct, May 2002-July 2002

 



COURSES TAUGHT

  • Created course Designing Smart Objects, launching 2018-19
  • PGIN5010 Design Semantics
  • PGIN5020 Advanced Modeling Methods

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

  • IPD521 Smart Objects for Play and Learning
  • IPD528 Design of Contemporary Products: Smart Objects
  • IPD551 & IPD552 Integrated Product Design Studio (Studio Design Process and Problem Framing)

 

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

  • Smart Objects (jointly listed MFA IxD and Product Design)
  • The Practice of Interaction Design, Summer intensive
  • Fundamentals of Interaction Design

 

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

  • IDUS 8900 Information and Interface Design
  • IDUS 8900 Design Aesthetics
  • IDUS7000 Graduate Thesis Studio I & II

 

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

  • ITGM440 Physical Computing
  • ITGM709 Visual Information and Interface Design
  • ITGM 403 Information and Interfaces
  • ITGM 130 Digital Design Aesthetics
  • ITGM715 Interactive Web Design
  • SNDS355 Interactive Sound for the Web
  • ITGM303 Programming for Interactivity
  • ITGM490 Portfolio and Post Production
  • ITGM355 Animation for the Web
  • ITGM 260 Interactive Design

 

PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL

  • PGTE5023 Programming for Interactive Design

 


ADDITIONAL TEACHING ACTIVITIES
• Developed and successfully passed the curriculum for the Georgia Tech International Plan for Industrial Design Majors
• Established the first Physical Computing course and lab to teach creative technology at the Savannah College of Art and Design
• Guided student teams on corporate sponsored projects from the Gulfstream Corporation, which culminated in a $35,000 sponsorship for the Interactive Design Department at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Student teams were led through 2 projects surrounding passenger in-cabin interface solutions.
• Developed, wrote and taught eLearning versions of SCAD’s ITGM709 and ITGM715, described above.
• Co-wrote the entire curriculum for the new Interactive Design Department at Savannah College of Art and Design in 2002