Assistant Professor of Information Design & Management, Design Strategies
Dr. Scott Pobiner is an Assistant Professor of Information, Design and Management and the former Director of the Design and Management Program in the School of Design Strategies at Parsons the New School for Design where he teaches courses in design research, technology, and innovation. He studies the relationship between design and digitality, and the way the technology affects learning and learning environments. He received his doctorate (Doctor of Design) from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he studied the impact that digital displays have on interaction and pedagogy in design education, publishing his dissertation entitled Design Education: A System for Enhancing Interaction using Multiple Displays. Dr. Pobiner also holds a Master of Design Studies degree from Harvard University (GSD) and a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University's School of Architecture, Art, and Planning.Scott's professional work has included architectural design and construction of schools and campus planning, software development for digital collaboration tools, product design, and interaction design, and the design of new technologies and environments to support collaborative work and learning. He has worked with companies in technology and design industries including Herman Miller Inc., Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard. Prior to coming to Parsons Scott was a visiting professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology and has lectured at the Korean Institute of Educational Facilities and Harvard University.
design research,education,interface design,spatial environments,transdisciplinary design