As the digital fabrication landscape rapidly evolves, interdisciplinary courses at Jacobs Hall are providing new opportunities for students to learn and create at the cutting edge of these technologies.
Saul Griffith, an inventor and founder of Otherlab, Instructables, and many others, will speak as part of the Jacobs Design Conversations series.
Paula Te, an interaction designer who is driven to make technology accessible in the widest possible sense, will speak at Jacobs Hall.
Allison Arieff, editorial director of SPUR and contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, will speak on “Solving All the Wrong Problems” as part of the Jacobs Design Conversations series.
Kal Spelletich, an artist who uses technology to put people back in touch with real-life experiences, will speak at Jacobs Hall.
Tiffany Tseng, an interaction designer who creates tools for people who make things, will speak on her projects and perspective.
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.
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.