d.school Fellow 2008-2009 & Lecturer
Scott is a product designer, design educator, and writer. He’s interested in understanding & tweaking interactions among systems. This has included forensic structural engineering, space & furniture design, and curriculum design. Scott’s on-going work at the d.school has included directing and co-directing the Environments Collaborative in designing the d.school’s collaborative working & teaching spaces. With the d.school, he co-authored the book, Make Space, which is a tool for everyone interested in designing & creating environments to support creative collaboration. Scott’s educational background includes degrees in Civil Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis (BS, ’99) and The University of Texas at Austin (MS, ’00), and Product Design from Stanford University (MSE ’08).
Scott’s teaching interests include human-centered design and storytelling & visual communication; he currently teaches StoryViz & coaches with the Executive Education Team. His previous classes have included Design Thinking Bootcamp as well as Pop-Up classes, Heartistry and Iterating an Everyday Object.