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MDE team selected as finalists in NASA SUITS challenge

December 13, 2018


The MDE student team (Erin McLean, Emily Yang, Berlynn Bai, Anahide Nahhal, Hanif Wicaksono, and Hane Roh) has been selected as a finalist in the NASA SUITS challenge. Their task is to "Develop a user interface, utilizing the Microsoft HoloLens, which enables astronauts to finish a task more efficiently by providing a set of instructions via the display environment (audibly, visually, etc.). The task requires dexterity, physical activity, and navigation between various points within the test environment."

Learn more at: https://microgravityuniversity.jsc.nasa.gov/nasasuits...

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In Their Own Words: 2018 Internships

October 4, 2018


Master in Design Engineering (MDE) students spent the summer of 2018 exploring a variety of issues and industries, from the intersection of privacy and technology to the future of work. In their owns words, the experiences made for an amazing summer.
 

Vish Srivastava
Business Designer Intern, IDEO.org

This past summer, I worked at IDEO.org in their San Francisco studio, and served as a Business Designer on a project team working on family planning for young adolescent girls in Ethiopia. My work included conducting interviews with...

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MDE Internships: Community Service Fellowship Program

August 17, 2018


Vivek Hv (MDE '19) and Vish Srivastava (MDE '19) were each awarded a Community Service Fellowship for the summer of 2018. The Community Service Fellowship Program (CSFP) is a GSD program that enables students to apply for summer employment or internships in agencies or other organizations that address issues in design and planning that serve the public interests of communities.

Vivek used his fellowship to work at Utopia with Jonathan Hursh, Utopia's founder and a member of the MDE External Advisory Board. Visit the...

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Graduation 2018

The First MDE Students Graduate

May 25, 2018


The first MDE students graduated this spring. Congratulations to the inaugural cohort! We wish you the best in your future endeavors, and are certain they will be fantastic.

Graduation awards went to the following students:

Zeerak Ahmed, Overall Academic Performance
Brian Ho, Leadership and Community
Julie Loiland and Michael Raspuzzi, Outstanding Design Engineering Project

 

 

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