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Innovation Design Engineering (MA)

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Future / Futures

The joint RCA and Imperial College Innovation Design Engineering (IDE) Programme celebrates its 40th birthday this year. The world is at a pivotal point where the concerns and values of the programme are more important than at any time in its history.

The theme Future / Futures celebrates our graduating 2020 IDE students' quest for innovation at theĀ  intersection of individual sensibilities and collective values, local perspectives and global horizons. Four significant fields for impact are identified: Agency of Welfare projects explore how technology can support individual agency in personal wellbeing and healthcare; projects harnessing the collective power of people and systems represent the Collective Agenda; Exploring new approaches to environmental sustainability in the context of deteriorating and alternative resource is represented by Repurposed Environments projects; Humanised Technology groups a set of projects challenging the technological frontier of human-machine interaction.

The IDE students aim to create one future formed from a constellation of individually responsible, relevant, multiple, and diverse futures. Pursuing the immense potential at the intersection of design creativity with the rigour of science and technology. Presenting projects for the future. Embodying enlightened approaches to melding deep disciplinary expertise with creativity and empathy for people and the planet.

Aimee-Elisabeth Kyffin
Alexander Facey
Alisa Koegel
Antonia Jara-Contreras
Bohao Zhang
Charlotte Qin
Claudia Maw
Daan Leenarts
Deepak Mallya
Finlay Duncan
Frederick Phua
Hanson Cheng
Harry Barber
Huilin Li
Jinzhao Li
Julian Ellis-Brown
Kevin Chiam
Khulood Alawadi
Lu Ye
Melinda Kuei
Menglin Ye
Moenika Chowdhury
Nacho Vilanova
Nadia Maria Bassiri
Neloufar Taheri
Paul Mendieta
Pujols Nicolas
Qiaoye Zou
Qifan Zhao
Rao Yin
Ravi Woods
Rob Krentz
Shiyi Liang
Siobhan Anderson
Stephen Devlin
Taisuke Ikawa
Tom Pais
Wangxia Ni
Wei-Chun Huang
Wei-Haw Huang
WuQing Hipsh
Xiaofei Yang
Yi-Fan Hsieh
Yishan Qin
Yiyang Shen
Yuxuan Liu
Zijuan Feng
Aesthetic
air pollution
air pollution
artificial intelligence
Balance
beauty
Behavioral Change
behaviour change
behaviour change
Biodesign
Biomaterial
Building
building management
cellular argriculture
Children
Circular-Economy
clean air
clean air
climate change
Climate crisis
Co-design
colour
consumption
consumption
coronavirus
creativity
cultivated meat
Data
design for social impact
design for social impact
design strategy
dyslexia
Education
Elder
Engineering
environment
environment
environmentaldesign
Experience Design
Experimental
Explorative Research
Fall
Fashion
fibre
Food Design
food innovation
Form
Function
future
Future
Future of Food
Future of Healthcare
Future of Urban Living
futures
germs
Green web
gut microbiome
Health
Health and Wellbeing
health app
Healthcare
Human-centered
image recognition
industrial design
industrial design
infection prevention
innovation
Innovation
Innovation
innovation design engineering
Interaction
Interface
Internet
internet of things
lab-grown meat
light
machine learning
makeup
Material
Materiality
Materials
Mental Health
microbiome
Personality
problem solving
Process
product design
Product Design
Protection
Prototype
school
Serendipity
smart cleaning
Soft Robotics
Soft Systems
Soft Tech
speculative design
speculative design
Speculative Design
Strategy
Surface
sustainability
Sustainability
Sustainabledesign
technology
technology
Textiles
the Ventnor brickworks
travel
user centered design
User Experience
UX Design
wearable
Wellbeing
Social
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