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Project Partners

Project Partners

The Segal Design Institute educates the next generation of design innovation leaders – people who are able to move across domains and industries, identifying opportunities to create impact through the lens of human-centered design. Segal’s programs span from first-year undergraduate to PhD research, with the common focus of applying design innovation methods to real-world problems. We welcome project proposals from individuals, corporations, and community organizations.

Learn more about becoming a project partner


Contact Information

Please contact the following people for additional project partner information.

DTC Course

Prospective partners with a specific engineering design-related need should consider submitting a proposal for Design Thinking and Communication (DTC), our flagship course for first-year engineering students. For more information about becoming a project partner for our DTC course, please contact Bayleigh Smith, Project Coordinator for Segal Design Institute.

Email Bayleigh Smith

MS EDI Program

The MS, Engineering Design Innovation program (EDI) invites prospective challenge partners to submit topics for studio-based human-centered coursework in product, service, and interaction design, design strategy, and product management. Please contact Susan Goren for additional information.

Email Susan Goren

Other Opportunities

If your organization is interested in sponsoring an open-ended design innovation project for upper-level design students at the Segal Design Institute, please contact Kim Hoffman, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Strategic Initiatives.
Email Kim Hoffmann
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