Ron Wakkary

Professor

Ron Wakkary is full professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University in Canada where he is the founder of the Everyday Design Studio (eds.siat.sfu.ca). In addition, he is full professor in Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of

William Odom

Professor

William Odom is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Arts + Technology at Simon Fraser University. His research focuses on the increasing role of interactive technology in mediating a wide range of everyday practices and its often disruptive,

Xiao Zhang

PhD

Xiao Zhang earned a master’s degree in interaction design from Simon Fraser University. Her educational background is in industrial design. Before moving to Canada, she had participated in diverse industrial product design projects in China. The products include televisions, military

Jordan Eshpeter

MA

Jordan Eshpeter is a Master’s student in the Everyday Design Studio. He is also Director of Strategy at Invoke Digital where he leads the product strategy practice. Working with start-up, growth-stage, and enterprise companies, this product strategy practice includes market research, stakeholder and user interviews,

Ce Zhong

PhD

Ce is a first-year Ph.D student specialising in interaction design in Everyday Design Studio. Before he comes to EDS, he studied industrial design engineering at Southwest Jiaotong University, China. In the past 8 years, Ce completed a number of design

Doenja Oogjes

PhD

Doenja Oogjes is a PhD student whose research explores the design of digital domestic technologies using speculative design and integrating indirect ways technologies mediate our everyday. She holds a Bachelors and a Masters in Industrial Design from the Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Amy Chen

PhD

Amy is a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. William Odom. With great interests in interaction design, she joined the Everyday Design Studio in August 2017. Her research focuses on slow interaction design, temporality, and experiential quality. Recent

Minyoung Yoo

MsC

Minyoung is a Master’s student at EDS, and a developer who pursues creativity. Min is interested in the assistive technology that enriches everyday life experience for the senior and for people with disabilities. Min studied Computer Science at the University

Jordan White

MA

Jordan is a Masters student under the supervision of Prof. William Odom. He holds a Bachelors from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Computer Science with a minor in Industrial Design. He has worked in industry as both an iOS

Armi Behzad

PhD

Armi Behzad is a Ph.D. student in the Everyday Design Studio. She holds a Masters in Creative Technologies at Virginia Tech with a focus on tangible interaction and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) design. She is interested in exploring slow technology and critical design

Tiffany Wun

PhD

Tiffany is a PhD student in the Everyday Design Studio that likes making and building physical and tangible stuff. My background is in HCI and InfoVis, but I also have experience with computational fabrication, tangible computing, and have also dabbled with electronics.

Nico Brand

MA

Nico Brand is an interaction and visual designer, and Master student in the Everyday Design Studio. He focuses on creating human-centered applications and services.