2015 – Present
Professional Specialist & Lecturer in Creativity and Design. School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Keller Center. Princeton University (New Jersey, US)
Courses designed & taught:
- FRS175: Reimagining your World: Creativity Scholarship, Skills and Practical Applications
- EGR200 (EGR392): Creativity, Innovation & Design
- Student’s final project: Design Thinking is Awesome: Here’s Why by Samantha Ip (2018)
- EGR381: Design for Understanding
- EGR487: Advanced Problem Solving Through Design Thinking
- Student’s final project: Introduction to field research and data gathering by Raya Ward (2021)
EGR200 in the press:
- Princeton’s new TigerWell initiative shines a light on student health and wellbeing (8 February, 2019). By Jeffrey Labrecque, University Advancement, Princeton University.
- Bye, Bye, Loneliness (5 December, 2018). By Deborah Yaffe, Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW).
- Keller Center’s ‘Creativity, Innovation and Design’ course sparks new perspectives on problem-solving (9 January, 2017). By Wendy Plump for the Office of Engineering Communications. Princeton University.
- UnLonely in the Field: Princeton Design Class (May, 2019). By Maddie Foley for the UnLonely Project. The Foundation for Art & Healing.
EGR381 in the press:
- Quantum Computing + Information Design + NYSCI = Design for Understanding – 21 May, 2019. Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago.
Adjunct Professor/Lecturer. Strategic Design and Management (BBA) program. School of Design Strategies. Parsons School of Design – The New School (New York, US)
Course taught: Information Visualization
Adjunct Professor/Lecturer. Masters of Information. Informatics and Design Concentration. School of Communication & Information. Rutgers University (New Jersey, US)
Course taught: 512 Interaction Design
2014 – Present
Honorary Research Associate. University College London, Interaction Centre (UCLIC – UK)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
2013 – 2014
Guest Lecturer. MA/MSc in Digital Humanities – Internet Technologies Course. University College London
Adjunct Professor/Lecturer. MA in Counseling. Goldsmith University. London
Course taught: Research Methods
2012 – 2014
Unit Leader and Lecturer at Master of Design (Service Design & Design Management).
Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication. London
Courses taught: Practical Application of Design Thinking (Unit 2), Studio Practice (Unit 6), Supervision of Final Major Projects (Unit 7)
2011 – 2013
Graphic Design Subject Leader. Architecture, Art and Design Pathway. University Foundation Programme. David Game College. London
Courses taught: Graphic Design, Research Projects 1 and 2, Portfolio Preparation, Creative Suite Tools (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) – See Video Here
Guest Lecturer. University of the Arts, London.
Guest Lecturer. University of Barcelona. School of Design and Image.
Adjunct Professor. Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism. University of Buenos Aires. Argentina.
Course taught: Tipography I – BA Graphic Design.
Talks & Lectures
División de Ciencias de la Comunicación y Diseño (DCCD) – Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM), Mexico.
Title: “Diseño de Información virtual: ¿Cómo realizar investigación de campo desde casa?” [Spanish]
Challenging Design Paths. 7th ICTVC conference. University of Patras, Greece.
Title: Breaking Assumptions in Design Education: Reflections on teaching information design to non-designers.
Understanding and Designing For People [Complete Talk] – Inaugural Talk for The Keller Center’s The Creative Mind & Leadership Series. Princeton University, February 13th, 2019
Infographic Conference: Beauty + Facts = Truth. Zeist, The Netherlands
Title: Understanding How Information Designers Design [Keynote]
Visual Plus 2015 Conference: Information+Design=Performance – IIID, IDA.Birmingham, England
Title: Start with the basics: Understanding before doing [co-author]
3-day Course. Introducción a la Investigación en Diseño para Profesorado del ISEACV (Course on Introduction to Design Research for teaching staff) – Instituto Superior de Enseñanzas Artísticas (ISEACV) de la Comunidad Valenciana & Escuela de Arte y Superior de Diseño de Valencia, Spain
2CO – Communicating Complexity. Alghero, Italy
Title: Communicating complexity and simplicity: Rediscovering the fundamentals of information design [co-author]
‘Show, Don’t Tell.’ Malofiej International Conference – 20th Edition. University of Navarra, Spain. Chair, keynote speaker and jury.
Practice-based research in Art & Design Conference. Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Germany.
DESIGNA Design Conference: The Projectual Hope. Universidade Da Beira Interior. Covilhã, Portugal. Keynote Speaker
Title: The Role of Design: Yesterday and Today
CIDAG. 1st International Conference on Design and Graphic Printing. Lisbon, Portugal.
Keynote Speaker in Information Design.
Title: Methodological Approaches for Diagramming Information
Big Bang Data. 1st Data Visualisation Conference. Online Conference for University of Chile.
Title: Organization as a tool to prevent chaos of visual information
University of the Arts London. CCA. BA(Hons) Graphic Design.
Title: PhD Process and Stages
University of the Arts London. LCC. MA Design Writing Criticism.
Title: Making the Complex Accessible. Diagrams for Research Design
University of Leeds. 1st International Visual Methods Conference
Title: Design Method for Mapping Complex Information. Visual Methods
University of Barcelona, Spain. BA Graphic Design
Title: Diagrammatic Language in Daily Life
NCCR Iconic Criticism. Basel, Switzerland
Title: The Image in the Process of Design
IADIS. CGV. Amsterdam, Holland
Title: Graphic Matrix for Specific Data Visualization Projects
University of the Arts London. LCC. Congress New Views2.
Title: Model of Analysis of the Image. Interdisciplinary Project
Elisava School of Design. Barcelona, Spain. Master Class – Academic Session with Joan Costa
Municipal School of Art. Terrassa, Spain
Title: The Schematic in Data Visualisation
Visualizar Symposium, Media-Lab Prado. Madrid, Spain
Title: The History of the Schematic Language in Data Visualization
University of Barcelona. Spain. MA Biodiversity
Title: Schematic Language, Tools and Applications.