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  • Florida Tech Launches STEAM Seminar Series Oct. 25
    The series opens with "Advances of Surgical Techniques on Earth Through Space Exploration,” which looks at how design-based thinking influenced medical advances.
  • Florida Tech’s Guy A. Boy to Speak April 8 on STEM to STEAM Movement
    The dean of the School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art and a world-renowned authority on creativity and innovation will offer his free presentation at 7 p.m. at Foosaner Art Museum.
  • Student Uses Presagis Software to Study Ways to Reduce Aviation Loss-of-Control Issues
    Nicholas Kasdaglis, a Ph.D. student and research assistant in the Human-Centered Design Institute at Florida Institute of Technology, has been awarded use of cutting-edge design software that may allow him to better understand and eventually help minimize the leading cause of commercial aviation fatalities.
  • Human-Centered Design Institute at Florida Tech to Hold Open House Feb. 18
    The Human-Centered Design Institute at Florida Institute of Technology will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18 featuring NASA Kennedy Space Center Deputy Director Janet Petro, tours of cockpit simulators and more.
  • Florida Tech to Host International Workshop on Risk-Taking in Life-Critical Systems March 3-7
    MELBOURNE, FLA—Florida Institute of Technology will host an international workshop on “Risk-Taking in Life-Critical Systems March 3-7 in the F.W. Olin Engineering Complex Room 118 auditorium. The workshop is sponsored by the PUF (Partner University Funds), a French-American cultural exchange. The lectures are free of charge. The workshop will focus on why people need to […]
  • Human-Centered Design Institute to Hold Open House, Demonstrate New Cockpit Simulators, Nov. 6
    MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology Human-Centered Design Institute will hold an open house Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend. University Professor Guy Boy will give a presentation at 11:30 a.m. about the diverse projects of the institute. Demonstrators will also be on hand to show the […]
  • Florida Tech Offers New Masters Program in Burgeoning Field of Human Centered Design
    MELBOURNE, FLA. – Florida Institute of Technology’s graduate council recently approved the creation of a new master’s degree program in human-centered design (HCD). This program is aimed at people who are interested in creativity, innovation, interdisciplinary work, design and critical thinking. This is of special interest to those with a background in engineering, science, mathematics, […]
  • Professor Publishes Textbook on Designing for the Future
    MELBOURNE, FLA. –Florida Institute of Technology’s director of the Human-Centered Design Institute (HCDi), Guy André Boy, recently published a Textbook, Orchestrating Human-Centered Design. In the book, Boy presents a model to articulate technology, organizations and people. Tapping his 30 years of experience in the field of human–centered design (HCD), Boy offers his reflections and many […]
  • Florida Tech Professor Earns $112,500 Grant for Life-critical Systems Research
    MELBOURNE, FLA.—University Professor Guy Boy of the Florida Institute of Technology has earned a $112,500 grant from the Partner University Fund (PUF) for his project, “Joint research lab on risk management in life-critical systems.” The project, between Florida Tech and the Université de Valenciennes, was one of 11 selected from among 70 applications. Boy is […]
  • TEDxISU, Gathering of International Speakers Event, Is Free to Public, July 6
    Lectures a Highlight of International Space University  MELBOURNE, FLA—“We are thrilled that TEDx has come here to offer what is probably the greatest gathering of international speakers for a single event that we have ever held on campus,” said Guy Boy, Florida Tech university professor and site chair of the International Space University-Space Studies Program […]

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