Ron Wakkary is a Professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) at Simon Fraser University (SFU) where he established the Everyday Design Studio, a design research studio that explores interaction design. He is also a Design United Visiting Professor
William Odom is an Assistant Professor at 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
Sabrina is a PhD candidate looking at applying Postphenomenology a strand of Philosophy of Technology to interaction design practice and research. She has also been working on interaction design research coupled with theories of practice, sustainability, everyday design, skateboarding, and guide dog
Pauline is a visiting researcher from Eindhoven University of Technology (NL). As a fashion designer specialised in wearable technology, she is interested in the notion of interactivity in fashion. Pauline’s vision is based on the belief that technology can add
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 is a visiting research student from the Technical University of Eindhoven. Informed by historical and current practices and through crafting fitting interaction design she’s exploring the field of interaction design for more sustainable practices at home.
Xiaolan’s professional background is Computer Applied Technology and she received a Masters Degree from Shandong University in China. Xiaolan came to Vancouver in 2012. She is currently a second year PhD student in interaction design in the School of Interactive
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
I am a Master student at the School of Interactive Art and Technology at Simon Fraser University, working as part of the Interactive Design research center and associated Every Design Studio. My Master aims to explore the role of DIY
Rachel is a visiting research student from the Technical University of Eindhoven. She is interested in understanding better our role as designers with not only the functional but also the moral consequences of our design. Through crafting experienceable research products,
Gijs is a visiting research student aiming to bridge philosophy and design. For his master’s thesis in philosophy of technology at the University of Twente (NL), he studies new relations that emerge with design artefacts from the EDS.