DiPi, the Center for Design in the Public Interest at UC Davis, was honored at the first annual San Francisco Design Week Awards for a project on chronic pain. DiPi, part of the Department of Design in the College of Letters and Science, was overall winner in the Wild Card category for “unexpected and experimental products that can’t be put into a category.”
Presenting the work of undergraduate seniors, “Moving Out: Design by Design,” the annual juried exhibition, celebrates the breadth, talent, creativity and multidisciplinary coursework from the Department of Design.
Kausalya Raman, a second-year Design and Economics double major at UC Davis, has received a scholarship from the Donald A. Strauss Foundation for her project, English Kadhavu, which helps students in India to become more proficient in English and better prepare them for university.
LASER // Conversations in Art and Science continues with its winter 2018 presentation featuring Veronika Hubeny, professor of Physics; Marit McArthur, lecturer, UC Davis University Writing Program; and Grant Ballard, chief science officer at Point Blue Conservation Science.
DATE: Thursday, Feb. 15
TIME: 6-8 p.m.
LOCATION: Music 115
Katia Vega, assistant professor of design, was part of the team whose project, The Dermal Abyss: When Tattoos meet Biotechnology, won an Interactive Innovation Award. The collaborative project included team members from MIT Media Lab and Harvard Medical School.