Under the direction of Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design), the 2016 TechSAge Design Competition was launched in October 2015 and sought to inspire talented designers to develop innovative, technology-enabled design solutions for the aging population. With a talented panel of experts, the judging was based on the criteria of promoting independence, integration, implementation, […]
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Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) will be speaking at two conferences in April. SGS New Horizons in Aging“Design Thinking as a Strategy for Older Adults Solutions”Authors: Dr. Claudia B. Rebola and Elizabeth Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) Design Thinking is a methodology used by designers to solve complex problems, to find solutions towards creating a preferred […]
Dr. Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) has been published at the Providence Journal and the RISD News for a project conducted with students at the Industrial Design department. Students met with residents of Providence’s Laurelmead retirement community to understand their daily lives and needs, and developed meaningful health-related product ideas.
Dr. Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) has been selected to be part of the IT Committee at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) a major organization dedicated to conduct and compile research on issues related to aging population.
Cody Chu, Industrial Design undergraduate student, has been working with Dr. Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) designing technology interventions for older adults. Their ongoing work was selected for presentation at the 2015 British Human Computer Interaction Conference, held in Lincoln from 13th-17th July and organised by the University of Lincoln’s Social Computing (LiSC) research […]