Meet and Greet at MODA: School of Industrial Design Chair Jim Budd

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    • Wednesday October 27, 2010
      5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Museum of Design Atlanta
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Summary Sentence: Interactive design expert Jim Budd takes the helm of industrial design at Georgia Tech

Full Summary: Learn about design and technology at Georgia Tech during 2010 Atlanta Design Week. Join us at MODA for a meet and greet with Jim Budd, School of Industrial Design Chair; and Wayne Li, Oliver Professor of Practice in Design and Engineering.

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As part of Atlanta Design Week 2010, IDSA Atlanta and MODA are teaming up with Georgia Tech for a meet and greet with interactive design expert Jim Budd, Georgia Tech School of Industrial Design Chair, and Wayne Li, Oliver Professor of Practice in Design and Engineering. One of the oldest programs in the United States, the Georgia Tech School of Industrial Design is an active leader in Atlanta’s vibrant design community. Join us to learn how the school is setting a new course for human-centered design within the context of one the nation’s premiere technological research institutions.

RSVP to or 404.894.3880.

Museum of Design Atlanta / Marquis Two Tower, Lobby Level / 285 Peachtree Center Avenue / Atlanta, GA 30303. Directions at

Validated parking available in the Courtland Garage on the corner of Courtland and Harris Streets (the Peachtree Center Athletic Club building). From the garage, walk one block up Harris Street, turn right onto Peachtree Center Avenue, and find MODA at the end of the block on the right.

5:30 pm – enjoy cocktails, conversation, and a live demonstration from artist and designer Kristofer Laméy in the lobby-level galleries
6:30 pm – gather in Gallery 1 for brief remarks from Jim Budd

7:30 pm – program concludes

About Jim Budd

Jim Budd 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. Read more about Jim Budd.

About Wayne Li

Dually appointed to the Colleges of Architecture and Engineering, Li is tasked with advancing interdisciplinary design at Georgia Tech, leading joint teaching initiatives in mechanical engineering and industrial design. His twelve-year career spans brand management, product design and mechanical engineering in transportation and home décor sectors, as well as design education at Stanford University. He brings a proven track record in multi-disciplinary team building with emphasis on brainstorming, innovation and rapid prototyping to the position. Read more about Wayne Li.

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