Jennifer Astwood

Design Department
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 225G Applied Arts
Phone: 715-232-3699
Email: astwoodj@uwstout.edu

Teaching Interests: DES 331 – ID3: Product Interface Design (2 sections) DES 231 – ID2: Ergonomics DES 205 – Design Drawing and Concept Visualization ART 256 – Slip-Casting for Designers and Artists DES 231 – ID1: Product Form and Visualization DES 333 – Professional Practice DES 405 – Advanced Presentation Techniques DES 431 – System, Environment, and Context DES 432 – Theory, Society, and Application DES 712 – Sustainable Design Practice SUST 432/632 – Global Sustainability Experience in Design & Manufacturing

Professional Interests: Skills: Creative Problem Solving Freehand Sketching/Rendering Sketch Model Making Project Management Sewing

Education

    • MFA Art & Design
      University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign
      Champaign, IL, United States, 2007

    • Art Center at Night
      Pasadena, CA, United States, 2003
    • BFA Industrial Design
      University of Illinois in Chicago
      Chicago, IL, United States, 2001

Work Experience

Intellectual Contributions

    Public Sculpture

    • Astwood, J. (2006). Prairie Fire (Public Sculpture). .

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Astwood, J. (2013). Engaging Students with New Technologies Utilizing a Fabrication Laboratory in the Industrial Design Classroom. , Boston, MA, United States.
    • Astwood, J. (2011). Global Sustainability. American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
    • Astwood, J. (2011). Interdisciplinary Sustainability Design and Development Education: Research, Development and Discovery. American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
    • Astwood, J., & Norton, N. (2010). The impact of Industrial Design in manufacturing. Manufacturing Advantage Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Astwood, J. (January, 2010). . Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) 1st Annual International Conference on Fine and Performing Arts , Athens, Greece.
    • Astwood, J. (2009). Global Sustainability Experience in Design & Manufacturing course. , West Lafayette, IN, United States.
    • Astwood, J. (2007). Graduate Thesis in Urbana-Champaign. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

Service

    Professional

    • Member, Industrial Designers Society of America (2001 - Present)
    • Committee Chair, Industrial Designers Society of America (2003 - 2005)
    • Treasurer, Industrial Designers Society of America (2001 - 2003)

    Community

    • Member, Design Foundations Hiring Committee (2013 - Present)
    • Safety Liasion, Industrial Design (2012 - Present)
    • Member, MFA Professional Advisory Board (2012 - Present)
    • Faculty Advisor, ISDA (2009 - Present)
    • Secretary, Faculty Senate (2012 - 2013)
    • Member, Institutional Review Board (2009 - 2012)
    • Committee Chair, Facilities Committee (2007 - 2012)
    • Member, Facilities Committee (2010 - 2011)
    • Jury Panel, Best of Design Competition (2008 - 2010)
    • Judge, Recycled Art Competition (2007 - 2009)
    • Jury Panel, Art Learning Community Alumni Exhibition (2008)
    • Member, Graphic Design Hiring Committee (2008)