Purdue Interaction Design MFA Program
Events

Cheryl Zhenyu Qian and Li Zhang won the Provost's Summer Instructional Innovations Grant (60K). They are developing an innovative program "Interdisciplinary Design Essence for Career Competition" for 2012 summer. The details can be seen at Purdue_summer_innovation_2013.

10/16/2012, invited by Professor Arunas Oslaps, Qian, C.Z., (2012). “Integration of Interaction Design and Industrial Design”, to give a 60 minutes video-recording lecture to industrial design students in Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA.

08/2012, Chen, V.Y., Razip, A.M., Ko, S., Qian, C.Z., and Ebert, D.S. won the Mini Challenge Award: Outstanding Integrated Analysis and Visualization, IEEE VAST 2012 Challenge: Bank of Money Enterprise: Cyber Situation Awareness

05/12/2012, invited by Dr. Krishna Charavarthi Madhavan, Qian, C.Z., (2012). “Introduction of Interaction Design”, 60 minutes video-conferencing lecture to graduate students at Purdue University, Arizona State University, Virginia Tech, and Stanford University, Armstrong Hall Room 2237, May. 16th, Purdue University, USA.

02/16/2012, invited by Dr. Karthik Ramani, Qian, C.Z., (2012). “A User Centered Approach to Develop Innovative Product Design”, 90 minutes video-recorded lecture in an international collaborative course of “Artifact and service Innovation with Ubiquitous Technologies”, Stewart Hall Room 209, Feb. 16th, Purdue University, USA.

11/15/2011, invited by Dr. Nathan Johnson, Qian, C.Z., (2011). “Cognition in Interaction Design”, 60 minutes lecture, Stanley Coulter Hall Room G046, Nov 15th, Purdue University, USA.

10/2011, Qian, C.Z. participated in Purdue INHome Team as a Faculty Advisor of Interaction Design, we won 2011 Solar Decathlon House Competition, Second Place.

09/2011, Chen, Y.Z. Qian, C.Z., and L. Zhang, won the Mini Challenge Award: Novel Extension of Visual Analytics to Mobile Devices, IEEE VAST 2011 Challenge: Geospatial and Microblogging – Characterization of an Epidemic Spread

06/0/2011, invited by Dr. Huining Zhao (Dean of School of Art and Design, Nanjing University of Technology), Qian, C.Z., (2011). “Apply User Experience Study into Interactive Product Design”, 90 minutes lecture to 200+ faculty members, undergraduate and graduate students in product design major, Lecture Hall #5, 2pm on June 8th, Nanjing University of Technology, Nanjing, P.R.China.

06/07/2011, invited by Dr. Wei Dong (Vice Dean of School of Architecture, Southeast University), Qian, C.Z., (2011). “Integrating User Experience Study into Design Research and Design Education”, 90 minutes lecture to 30+ faculty members, undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in interactive architecture design from different universities in Jiangsu Province, ZhongDaYuan 209, 3pm on June 7th, Southeast University, Nanjing, P.R.China.

06/02/2011, invited by Dr. Chao Zhao (Deputy Head of Industrial Design Depatrment, Tsinghua University), Qian, C.Z., (2011). “A Cognitive Approach to Inspire Product Design”, 90 minutes lecture to 40+ graduate students from majors of industrial design and information design, Academy of Arts & Design, Building B Room404, 1:30pm on June 2nd, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R.China.

03/03/2011, invited by Dr. Karthik Ramani, Qian, C.Z., (2011). “What do Product Design in Ubiquitous Computing Lack”, 15 minutes presentation and 1.5 hour panel discussion in an international collaborative course of “Artifact and service Innovation with Ubiquitous Technologies”, Stewart Hall Room 209, Mar 3rd, Purdue University, USA.

02/24/2011, invited by Dr. Karthik Ramani, Qian, C.Z., (2011). “A User Centered Approach to Develop Innovative Product Design”, Stewart Hall Room 209, Feb 24th, Purdue University, USA. 90 minutes video-recorded lecture in an international collaborative course of “Artifact and service Innovation with Ubiquitous Technologies”, to students from Eafit University (Medellin, Columbia), Delft University of Technology (Delft, The Netherlands), Vaal University of Technology (Vereeniging, South Africa), Indian Institute of Information Technology, and Design & Manufacturing (Jabalpur, India). 

05/01/2010: Petronio Bendito, Cheryl Zhenyu Qian and Steve Visser will give a presentation “An Interactive Face of Industrial Design” in 2010 IDSA Mideast District Conference at Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids, MI. (http://www.idsa.org/absolutenm/templates/?a=5113&z=191)

04/08/2010:  Industrial Senior Student Interactive Portfolio showcase is presented at the Beyond Design Inc. in Chicago.