Instructor: Alba Nery Simon

Industrial designers design products conceiving, making, and producing the things we use in our everyday lives. This course is designed to integrate thinking and making, cultivating students prepared to meet the challenges of our time. Students will utilize industry-standard software including Autodesk Inventor, 3Ds Max Design, Solidworks and others to develop innovative products while considering their effect on our environment. Elements of animation and virtual reality are utilized to bring their creations to life. In addition, students acquire skills enabling them to fabricate their working prototypes utilizing direct-to-manufacture techniques such as a 3D printing, laser cutting and CNC machining.