Projects 2015/16

Creative Spaces in Innovation Processes – Understanding, Assessing and Designing the Impact of Mental and Spatial Factors (HPI)

PI: Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, Dr. Claudia Nicolai Abstract The overall objective of this research project is to identify, … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams II (HPI)

PI: Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, Dr. Claudia Nicolai Abstract For the upcoming research year 2015/2016 we propose to deploy the … > more

Tele-Board MED: Supporting Patient Progress with (Meta) Data Analytics (HPI)

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract Tele-Board MED is a digital documentation system that allows doctors and … > more

Analyzing the Effects of Time Management in Design Thinking Processes (HPI)

Dr. Matthias Uflacker Abstract With our project we aim to find out how manageable time is in Design Thinking … > more

Design Thinking at Scale II: Investigating the MOOC Potential for Design Thinking Training

 PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The emergence of design thinking as a discipline (Withell and Haigh, 2013) … > more

Can Design Thinking Improve Programming? II Data-driven Tool Construction for Integrating Tangible Artifacts into Programming Activities

PI: Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld Abstract As programming can be considered one of the most creative activities, it needs … > more

Recovery of the Design Thinking Methodology at Work - From Qualitative to Quantitative Analysis (HPI)

PI: Prof. Dr. Holger Giese Abstract The methodology of Design Thinking (DT) suggests a repertoire of methods and … > more

ABRACA.D: A Study to Explore the Integration of Modular Electronics Prototyping with Computer Aided Design Tools (Stanford)

PI: Paulo Blikstein Abstract The prototyping tools of a rising Maker Movement are enabling the next generation of … > more

Mapping and Measuring Design Thinking in Organizational Environments (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Sheri Sheppard Abstract As design thinking continues to grow more popular in organizational contexts … > more

Human Technology Teamwork: Enabling clinicians to focus on complex design thinking tasks through advances in IT systems engineering (Stanford)

PI: David Pickham, Lauren A. Shluzas, PhD Abstract There is an urgent need within hospitals to reduce the amount of … > more

Impact and Sustainability of Creative Capacity Building (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Allan Reiss Abstract The overarching goal of this research is to ascertain the neuro- cognitive … > more

Shape Teams: Supporting Physical Collaboration for Remote Design Teams Through Linked Tactile Shape Displays (Stanford)

PI: Sean Follmer, PhD Abstract Designers in collocated teams communicate and think not only through sketches, but … > more

Designing for Failure (Stanford)

PI: Michael Bernstein Abstract Design and creation tools today strive to amplify our creative strengths and … > more

Visual Diagnostics for Design Thinking Teams (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Mark R. Cutkosky Abstract Our proposed research aims to provide design thinking managers, coaches and … > more

Priming Team Diversity to Improve Ideation (Stanford)

PI: Erin MacDonald Abstract Successful design teams are often multidisciplinary. It is thought that this diversity … > more

Enabling Innovations in Human-Robot Interaction with Low-cost Embedded Platforms (Stanford)

PI: Prof. Mark Horowitz Abstract We propose to create an embedded platform provisioned with a set of software … > more