DD Innovation Camp is a program that we created 6 years ago to educate engineering students on the importance of incorporating human factors and usability into their work. We encourage design thinking and challenge the students to engineer great solutions with the user experience in mind.
In our most recent DD Innovation Camp, we hosted 80 students from the UC Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering for project presentations. The students from UCI are working on real world projects given to them by alumni that are now working for large corporations and research labs, and have been getting guidance throughout the year from those mentors as well as our own Bill Leach.
Our panel of experts comprised of DDSTUDIO leadership and industry experts gave invaluable critiques of each project, encouraging the students to achieve further innovation through looking at the overall experience. The students were then given the opportunity to mingle with our experts over pizza (LOTS of pizza).
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