Dr. Kate Darling is a Research Specialist at the MIT Media Lab and a
Fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center. Her interest is in how technology
intersects with society. Kate’s work has explored economic issues in
intellectual property systems and also looks at the near-term effects of
robotic technology, with a particular interest in law, social, and
ethical issues. She runs experiments, hold workshops, writes, and
lectures on some of the more interesting developments in the world of
human-robot interaction, and where we might find ourselves in the coming
Curiosity and playfulness are deeply embedded in our mind and feed the urge
for learning and exploring. It’s this behavior that pushes intelligent
species forward in their evolution. When Jan Willem graduated multimedia
design at the Royal College of Arts in London, he was fascinated by this
phenomenon and started his quest to unleash this primal source of energy.
Interaction Design program is the latest addition to Purdue's prestigious Industrial Design area within the Department of Art & Design.
Based on our experience on design education and collaboration with the
industry, we notice and understand the urgent needs of interaction
design in the domain to shape everyday life. We look for the harmonious
integration of both physical and visual interactions in the product
The area of Interaction Design offers a 2~3 year MFA graduate program.
We all have reason to be proud of the progress our profession has made in recent years. Awareness of (and demand for) interaction design is at an all-time high. We have better job opportunities and better salaries than ever before. Product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders are increasingly drawn to interaction design’s promise: more successful products and services, greater customer loyalty, and more efficient and effective processes.