DESIGN

Ms. Georgia Bizios

Professor Of Architecture

Director of Home Environments Design Initiative. Architectural design; natural systematic site design; place and placemaking. Her teaching and research interests include architectural design, site and sustainability issues, user involvement in design, theories of placemaking, and principles of architectural design. Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Areas of Expertise
Urban Design
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Ms. Susan Brandeis

Professor Of Art + Design

Textile design; fiber art; design fundamentals.

Areas of Expertise
Textile Design
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Ms. Chandra Cox

Department Head And Alumni Distinguished Professor Of Art + Design

Public Artist, Designer, Children's book illustration; African-American genre design, Educator and University Administrator

Areas of Expertise
Art and Design
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Ms. Meredith Davis

Professor Of Graphic Design And Director Of Graduate Programs In Art + Design

Design research with an emphasis on the cognitive issues of interpretation of information by audience groups. Standards and practices in design education with an emphasis on the accreditation of graphic design education programs in American colleges and universities.

Areas of Expertise
Corporate Design
Design for/with Children
Graphic Design
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Mr. Pat FitzGerald

Associate Professor Of Art + Design

New media; pedigogical agents; interactive learning systems; animation; interactive installations.

Areas of Expertise
Animation
Computer-Aided Design
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Mr. Frank Harmon

Professor In Practice Of Architecture

Green architecture; structures in architecture; residential design. Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Areas of Expertise
Architectural Design
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Mr. Percy Hooper

Associate Professor Of Industrial Design

Community-based product design allows students to interact with local community members to address some of their accessibility problems through the invention and building of new products. Modularity of curved surfaces is a design approach toward creating tensioned membrane structures.

Areas of Expertise
Community-Based Product Design
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Mr. Bong-Il Jin

Associate Professor Of Industrial Design

Transportation design; automotive design; conceptual design.

Areas of Expertise
Product Design
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Mr. Bryan Laffitte

Associate Professor Of Industrial Design

Teaches drawing as a method of concept development. Experienced in working with groups of technical experts in robotics and aerospace. Experienced in toy design, especially complex technical toys.

Areas of Expertise
Industrial Design
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Mr. Marvin Malecha

Dean, College Of Design, And Association Of Collegiate Schools Of Architecture Distinguished Professor

International issues in architecture; architecture and design; ancient Greek theaters; religious architecture; sketching; case studies in the study and practice of architecture. Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. President of the American Institute of Architects.

Areas of Expertise
Architectural Design
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Mr. Robin Moore

Professor Of Landscape Architecture And Director, Natural Learning Initiative

Design of environments for children's play and learning, including playgrounds, parks, botanical gardens, residential neighborhoods, childcare centers and schools. Importance of children's daily experience with nature; the child's right to play; involving children in the design of their own environments; environmental education; ecological design; professional development/training of child care and early childhood professionals; design for inclusion.

Areas of Expertise
Design for/with Children
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Mr. Patrick Rand

Alumni Distinguished Professor Of Architecture

Masonry construction; solving the problem of water intrusion in brick and block veneers; building and testing of experimental veneer assemblies; innovative construction assemblies and processes. President of the Masonry Society, a national organization that seeks to advance knowledge about masonry design and construction.

Areas of Expertise
Building Technologies and Energy Conservation
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Mr. Arthur Rice

Professor Of Landscape Architecture And Associate Dean For Graduate Studies, Research & Extension

Impact of 3-D modeling systems on the processes and results of design; responsible placement of major developments, such as hazardous waste sites, in the community and how to tell whether decision-makers are using rational methods; designing wildlife refuges, parks and trail systems. Designed plans for San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

Areas of Expertise
Outdoor Planning and Siting
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Ms. Martha Scotford

Professor Of Graphic Design

Design history and practice; women in design; book design and publishing; typography; research in design.

Areas of Expertise
Graphic Design
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Dr. Paul Tesar

Alumni Distinguished Professor Of Architecture

Architectural design as it relates to culture, history and place; the aesthetics of everyday life and of the ordinary; typology and related theoretical frameworks in architecture; history of building types; the social basis of architectural expression and interpretation; intersubjectivity in architecture; social phenomenology, particularly the work of Alfred Schutz, in relation to architectural theory; vernacular architecture of the world; architecture as a collective expression and as a product of cultural evolution over time; contemporary architects whose work reflects local vernacular traditions.

Areas of Expertise
Architectural Design
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Mr. James Tomlinson

Coordinator For Research And Extension

Immersive virtual reality technology in design; character preservation of communities; regional planning for land conservation; campus planning; digital cartography and modeling of spatial phenomena.

Areas of Expertise
Computer-Aided Design
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Mr. Scott Townsend

Associate Professor Of Graphic Design

Teaches new media, photography, and graphic design. His research in general focuses on the intersections between the individual and the community; of issues of personal identity and history, and the use of narrative and imagery. His work is divided between academically based research and electronically based installation art, and other hybrid projects between different media and disciplines.

Areas of Expertise
Graphic Design
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Mr. Sean Vance

Extension Assistant Professor Of Architecture

Director of the Center for Universal Design. Universal design; architectural design; urban spatial form; conceptual product design; research in the effects of form on human interaction and function of daily life.

Areas of Expertise
Accessible Design
Architectural Design
Universal Design
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