Students Win Geothermal Design Challenge

Marisa Lu, Tiffany Lai and Susie Lee, three rising sophomores from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, won the grand prize in the 2016 Geothermal Design Challenge. The competition was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies and the Idaho National Laboratory. Teams explored the future of geothermal energy by designing an infographic to tell a compelling story.

Design Students Make the Final Four at CHI 2016

A team of students from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design was one of four finalists at the Student Design Competition at CHI 2016, in San Jose, CA. The team, consisting of Design seniors Yooyoung Ko and Ismael Sobek, as well as HCI master’s students Min Kyung Kim and Leeyat Slyper, made it to the finals with their project “LifeKey”, an emergency communication tool for the deaf.

17 Design Students Recognized at Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty and staff gather to celebrate learning, discoveries, colorful failures, problem-solving and hard work.

Master’s Students Receive Records for Life Award

The School of Design is excited to announce that two second-year MDes students, Yian Ling Cheong and Sarah Sykes, won the ‘Visualization of Data’ award in the Records for Life contest, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


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