Four alumni who were among the first students to walk into Jacobs Hall share perspectives on their design experiences at Berkeley — and how they’re drawing from these experiences as they move into roles beyond campus.
Tiffany Tseng, an interaction designer who creates tools for people who make things, will speak on her projects and perspective.
Ken Goldberg and Juan Aparicio will speak as part of the CITRIS Silicon Valley Forum.
Alan Eustace, Google’s former Senior Vice President of Knowledge who set skydiving records after working to plan and complete a jump from the stratosphere, will speak at Jacobs Hall.
Design anthropologist Melissa Cefkin, who studies autonomous vehicles as principal scientist at Nissan Research, will share insights.
In this workshop, open to current UC Berkeley students, join Jacobs Institute design fellow Euiyoung Kim to explore TheDesignExchange, an online portal for early-stage design methods led by Berkeley and MIT. You’ll discover TheDesignExchange’s resources and learn how to apply design methods in your own work.
Curator Robert Kett will discuss work including SFMOMA’s exhibition, “Designed in California,” which explores the shifting landscape of design in California since the digital revolution, and the museum’s engagement with the local design ecosystem.
At this open house, you can meet student designers, check out innovations in fields from health to mobility, and celebrate the semester over conversation and refreshments.