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Design Expo

March 11-March 12, 2016
Design Innovation Open House DTC Project Fair
Fri. March 11, 5-7pm Sat. March 12, 9:30am-4pm
The Garage (2311 Campus Dr.) The Garage (2311 Campus Dr.)

Featuring the work of Segal Design Certificate students, MaDE, EDI and DFA   

Featuring the work of 60 freshman engineering teams taking the DTC course

Our Design Innovation Open House - Friday, March 11 from 5-7 pm is an excellent opportunity to network with Segal students, faculty, and design industry professionals. The work on display is representative of a range of curricular and extracurricular design work happening at Northwestern.

  • Upper level students receiving the Segal Design Certificate presenting their personal portfolios.
  • MaDE students earning a BS degree in manufacturing and design engineering.
  • EDI graduate students pursuing an MS degree in engineering design and innovation presenting work from the "Designing Product Interactions" course.
  • Design for America – a student group which supports human-centered design projects with local social impact.

Our Design Thinking & Communication Project Fair - Saturday, March 12 from 9:30am-4pm will include an open showcase of student prototypes from our freshman course, Design Thinking and Communication (DTC).  The morning session runs from 9:30am-12:00pm, with an award ceremony 12:00-12:30pm. The afternoon session is between 1:30pm and 4pm, with an awards ceremony from 4pm-4:30pm. In total, the project fair will feature:

  • 60 freshman engineering teams
  • Design solutions for people with disabilities
  • Prizes awarded for best design and best communication

Both events will be held at Northwestern's newest makerspace, The Garage.