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Discovering What's Next
Research is a fundamental component of the Segal Design Institute's overall mission. Segal's research program advances our knowledge of design innovation and human-centered design as it:
Segal’s collaborative research program brings together leading faculty and PhD candidates from different schools and disciplines to advance design research.
Some of Segal’s current cross-disciplinary research topics are rapid multiple-crowd feedback, crowdfunding and social networking, surface haptics.
At the center of Segal’s research program is the PhD Design Cluster. This multi-school cluster brings together dynamic faculty from the Segal Research Faculty Council and PhD students from a variety of disciplines.