Posts Tagged ‘Claudia Rebola’

Rebola Awarded Grant to Design Aid for OD Victims

Claudia Rébola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and her research partner Geoff Capraro, MD faculty member in Emergency Medicine at Brown University’s Alpert School of Medicine and have received a grant from the Rhode Island Department of Health to support their innovative approach to improve the capacity of Rhode Islanders to rescue the lives of victims […]

Rebola and Cannon Organize IDSA NE Conference at RISD

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Charlie Cannon (Department Head and Associate Professor, Industrial Design)  co-organized the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Northeast District Design Conference, which was held at the Rhode Island School of Design last week. The conference was also organized with Ayse Birsel who is the Northeast District VP on the IDSA […]

Dr. Claudia B. Rebola Featured at Georgia Tech

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, […]

Rebola lectures on Aging and Human-Robot-Hybridity

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 […]

ID Students design interventions for aging population

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.  

Rebola to present at IEEE Conference

Dr. Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) will be presenting results of an ongoing research project on “Older Adults Technology Assessment, Needs and Use for Health Applications” at the IEEE ICHI (International Conference Healthcare Informatics), Dallas, Texas on Oct 21-24 2015. Rebola’s research brings together design, science and technology to experiment, design and prototype innovative […]

ID Graduate Students’ project at the 2015 Aging and Society Conference

Mina Jafarpoor and Emily Fishbaine project “Wanderlust: An Illustration of How Design Tools Can Create Relationships” has been accepted for presentation at the 2015 Aging and Society Conference at Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center Washington D.C, USA. This project was part of the required studio course under the umbrella of responsible design led by instructors […]

ID Graduate Students win 3rd place at Eyewear Design Contest

Daniel Morgan, Graduate Industrial Design student and classmates collaborators Rodrigo Guadarrama, Yuxin Han, and Mina Jafarpoor won third place at the International Eyewear Design Contest with MAGO-Magnetic Frames. “His concept MAGO impressed the jury with its charming pragmatism: an innovative magnetic hinge, anchored in both the front and in the temples, making the glasses almost […]

Undergraduate Research: ID Students present work at the 2015 British HCI Conference

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 […]