Jim Budd

Contact Information
  • Address
    West Architecture Building Faculty Suite 254 247 Fourth St. NW
    Atlanta,  GA  30332-0155
  • Phone Number: (404) 894-0701
  • Primary Email: jim.budd@coa.gatech.edu
Classification
  • Job Title: Chair and Professor, School of Industrial Design
  • Alternate Job Title: Professor and Coordinator, M.S. In Human Computer Interaction (specialization: Industrial Design)
Affiliations
    School of Industrial Design
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  • Jim Budd 2014
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Jim Budd's CV

Jim Budd is the chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design. He brings 15 years of academic and research leadership in human-centered, interactive product design, as well as two decades of corporate design experience to the school. Most recently, he was associate professor of industrial and interaction design at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where he headed the Wearables and Interactive Products Lab.

Teaching/Research
  • Associate Professor, Emily Carr University of Art & Design Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 2008 - 2010. Develop and teach Industrial Design courses with a particular focus on interactive products and systems. Head new research lab focused on wearables and interactive products. Research, design, develop, prototype and conduct user testing of new ideas and applications for wearable technologies, interactive products and systems
  • Associate Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont., Canada, 2006 - 2008. Develop and teach Industrial Design courses with a particular focus on interactive products and systems. Assist with development of new graduate program in design. Research, design, develop, prototype and conduct user testing of new ideas and applications for interactive products and systems.
  • Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University Surrey, BC, Canada, 2002 - 2006. Develop and teach Interaction Design courses with a particular focus on physical (versus virtual) interactive products and systems (Graduate & Undergraduate) Research, design, develop, prototype and conduct user testing of new ideas and applications for interactive products and systems.
  • Associate Professor, Technical University of British Columbia, Surrey, BC, Canada, 2001-2002. Develop and teach interdisciplinary project-based courses integrating Interactive Arts, Information Technologies and Management & Technologies (Graduate & Undergraduate). Research and develop new applications of electronic communications and computing technologies incorporating interactive arts and information technologies.
  • Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 1997-2001. Teach Industrial Design Studios (Graduate & Undergraduate). Implement new curriculum + teach Computer Applications Courses. Research and develop new applications of electronic communications and computing technologies for Industrial Design Education.
  • Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering (Visiting), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, USA, Summer 1996. Developed Asynchronous Learning Network for online courses for Industrial Design
  • Associate Professor (Visiting), University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, USA, 1995-1997. Teach Senior Industrial Design Studios. Implement new curriculum and teach Computer Applications Courses. Research and develop new applications of electronic communications and computing technologies for Industrial Design Education.
Education
  • Master of Visual Arts, Major in Industrial Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta,Canada, 1982.
  • Diploma of Applied Arts, Major in Industrial Design, Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario,Canada, 1975.
  • Undergraduate Studies in Architecture, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1971-72.
  • Undergraduate Studies in Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario,Canada, 1970.
Professional Affiliations
  • Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA)
    IDSA - Member, 1989 - present

Additional Information

Groups

College of Design, School of Industrial Design

Status
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  • Created On: Nov 17, 2010 - 7:48am
  • Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015 - 10:37am