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Students

Katherine Adamski

Experience before EDI: clinical researcher

Katherine hopes to use the EDI program to learn more about the product development cycle and leveraging new technology to effectively address user needs.

Carlos Armada

Experience before EDI: mechanical engineer at Schlumberger

Carlos has found that the EDI program provides students with the experiences and opportunities to become a designer with a human-centered mindset.

Avery Bellis

Experience before EDI: mechanical engineer at Schlumberger

Avery has found that the EDI program offers the perfect balance between engineering and design, particularly as it relates to the structure of its course load.

Parth Bhatt

Experience before EDI: FabLab student at C.E.P.T University

Parth appreciates the EDI program’s emphasis on qualifying every feature and every decision related to a product thorough research and testing in order to create successful and sustainable products.

Ryan Callaghan

Experience before EDI: entrepreneurship intern at High Performance Materials Institute, Florida State University

Ryan feels that the EDI program gives him the skills to explore the tensions that new ideas may be able to resolve and empowers him to create solutions that may seem counterintuitive.

Rahul Chandrawanshi

Experience before EDI: scientist at Defense Research and Development Organization

Rahul believes that the EDI program gives him an opportunity to not only understand the design process, but to also give him a new perspective in designing products.

Raymond Chen

Experience before EDI: mechanical engineering student at University of Michigan

Raymond believes the EDI program is helping answer the human element behind the design process.

Hua Chin

Experience before EDI: design medical engineer at Scandinavian Health Ltd

Hua has found that the EDI program has helped her apply design thinking to different projects ranging from product design to digital design and service design.

Jonathan Crow

Experience before EDI: mechanical engineering student at Calvin College

Jonathan believes the EDI program is helping him learn the skills to become a design-focused leader and innovator by surrounding him with peers who are passionate about a variety of fields.

Phoebe Evans

Experience before EDI: co-op student at Wrigley

Phoebe appreciates how the EDI program offers a complete sense of the design process.

Amelia Fish

Experience before EDI: mechanical engineering student at Bucknell University

Amelia believes the EDI program is unique in its ability to teach the creative design process without losing sight of the engineering involved in creating a product.

Erica Isaacs

Experience before EDI: product development engineer at Xeridiem Medical Devices

Erica believes the EDI program provides her the skills necessary to create devices and processes that meet the needs of the end-users and improves their sense of well-being.

Aarushi Karimpanal

Experience before EDI: product development intern at Spanner PD

Aarushi feels that the EDI program has helped her gather the skills she needs to become an established product designer that envisions and builds robust products.

Madeleine Klichowski

Experience before EDI: design engineer

Madeleine has found that the EDI program enhances her awareness of users and the ability to design for people, as well as helps her explore a wide range of products she is interested in.

Aubrey Kraft

Experience before EDI: English teaching assistant, U.S. Fulbright Program

Aubrey believes the EDI program provides the experiences and opportunities to develop a breadth of design skills that emphasize human interactions and motivations.

Sheila Lo

Experience before EDI: mechanical engineering teaching assistant at CalTech

Sheila feels that the EDI program is teaching her how to make products that people want and use.

Sergio Marquina

Experience before EDI: aerospace engineering student at University of Central Florida

Sergio has found a connection to the EDI program’s engineering approach to design.

Claire McCloskey

Experience before EDI: undergraduate and graduate design researcher at Delta Lab

Claire has appreciated the EDI program’s small class size and opportunity to pursue her own thesis project in the area of empathetic design.

Angie Mercurio

Experience before EDI: co-op student at Caterpillar

Angie has been drawn the EDI program’s unparalleled emphasis on the human-centered approach and the importance of hands-on experience.

Alexander Mitts

Experience before EDI: philosophy and neuroscience student at Oberlin College

Alexander has found that the EDI program lets him direct his attention to literal and theoretical constructions, which has been a profoundly positive experience for him.

Sally Park

Experience before EDI: design engineering intern at Objex Design

Sally believes the EDI program offers the skills to integrate design and engineering, which leads to more dynamic user-centered products.

Ellie Pearlman

Experience before EDI: research assistant at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine Psychiatry Lab

Ellie appreciates the breadth and depth of the EDI curriculum, which highlights the power of the design process to solve problems across all disciplines.

Nicholas Phillips

Experience before EDI: undergraduate researcher at Rewire Labs

Nicholas believes the EDI program embodies the intersection of engineering and design which allows people to create innovative solutions.

Saurabh Rane

Experience before EDI: project engineer at Pacific Die Cut Industries

Saurabh feels that the EDI program provides him with the resources to understand how to design a product that he could claim as his own.

Julia Savich

Experience before EDI: REU research intern at Rochester Institute of Technology

Julia has found that the EDI program’s professors are eager to share their knowledge and help students find rewarding careers, and the students are passionate about their work.

Karen Schmit

Experience before EDI: innovation sciences student at Eindhoven University of Technology

Karen appreciates the EDI program’s focus on using the human-centered design approach to create and innovate products and services for real-life applications.

Phoebe Sexton

Experience before EDI: project manager at Mattersight Corporation

Phoebe has discovered that the EDI program offers a unique, interdisciplinary approach to design and teaches its students the fundamentals in design thinking through immersive studio projects.

Katrina Shah

Experience before EDI: nanomedicine engineering student at University of Virginia

Katrina has enjoyed the EDI program’s opportunity to look at problems through various lenses, which have helped her transform ideas into innovative products and services.

Delfina Sitar

Experience before EDI: process design engineer intern at Sartomer

Delfina believes the EDI program merges her technical background with her love of visual arts.

Georgios Skoufalos

Experience before EDI: mechanical engineering student at Boston University

Georgios has enjoyed the EDI program for its ability to combine analytical and engineering skills with a human-centered mindset in order to develop products and services that positively affect the life of the user.

Sanjana Srinivasan

Experience before EDI: R&D consumer division intern at 3M Gulf, Dubai, UAE

Santana has found that the EDI program has helped her develop a better understanding of the design innovation process before entering the professional world.

Jamal Thorne

Experience before EDI: computer science student at Morehouse College

Jamal believes the EDI program allows him to build on his love of technology while learning the creative design process which keeps people at the center of his work.

Yilin Wang

Experience before EDI: engineering designer at HLB

Yilin appreciates that the EDI program is as passionate as she is about creating innovative products that put human experience at the core.

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