Industrial Design Faculty and Staff

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Steven Herrnstadt

University Professor, Industrial Design
Graduate Coordinator, Industrial Design

Mailing Address

Industrial Design Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011

Contact Information

Phone: (515) 294-3928
Email: zoe@iastate.edu
Office: 278 Design

Education

Background:
Steven has worked as Senior Project Manager on projects for the Smithsonian Insitution, Adler Planetarium, National Forest Foundation among others. He has studied, worked, researched, exhibited and presented knthe Fine Arts &  Design, industrial design and entrepreneurship, the interaction of design, art, science and engineering; embedded and physical computing, cutlery and edge tool design, scientific and creative visualization; game design and development; interactive realtime simulations; environmental issues and writing; synthetic environments and virtual reality; large-format environmental photography; digital imaging; CADD, fabrication, Metal Smithing, Creative thought and ideation, 3D omni-stereo imaging.
Current research:
Industrial design and entrepreneurship, cutlery and edge tool - traditional and experimental design, smithing and techniques. ISURP Startup Factory, Department of Industrial Design StartUp Studio.
Education:
University of New Mexico - Geology
BS Psych/Experimental Psychology, University of Iowa 1975
MA, University of Iowa, 1978
MFA, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, 1980

On the Web

http://stevenherrnstadt.com

Supporting Files

Current Projects

ISURP Startup Factory instructor and mentor

StartUp Studio - Department of Industrial Design

Edge tool design

Ambient sound recording

Incision

Biophilia

Environmental Photography