Improvisation for Design of Engineering Alternatives


Below is a schedule of hands-on workshops on the use of improvisation to improve engineering and technical design. If you have participated in a previous workshop and want another copy of our consent form for human subjects research under Georgia Tech IRB protocol H08340 - click here.

Wed., Feb. 24, 2010
Performance Space of the Library East Commons of the Georgia Tech Main Library, this is open to the Georgia Tech Community and guests. This is a free event and refhreshments will be served.
Tues., March. 9, 2010
Central Atrium of the Ford Environmental Science and Technology Building at Georgia Tech. This workshop is part of the monthly meeting of the Atlanta Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers.
June 23, 2010, 2:15pm in room 216 of the Kentucky International Convention Center
Pete and his collaborators Lew Lefton and Richard Catrambone will host a workshop entitled Innovation through Improv at the National Meeting of the American Society of Engineering Education in Loiusville, KY. If you are at the ASEE meeting stop by to see how humorous improvisation can help with engineering design.
Oct. 1st, 2010, 9:30am - noon There is a 2 hour workshop entitled Improvisation for Engineering Innovation scheduled during the 2010 AIChE Midwest Regional Meeting a the Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago, IL
Thurs. Oct. 21st, 2010, 6-7:30pm, Room L1255 in the Ford ES&T Building at Georgia Tech We will host a 1.5 hour workshop on improvisation and innovation for the participants of the Georgia Tech Inventure Prize Competition. If you are planning on competing for the Inventure Prize this year or in subsequent years join us for free pizza at this interesting and fun workshop. No need to RSVP for this event - see you there
Fri. Oct. 29th, 2010, 8-9:30am, Salon Room A or the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA Pete and his collaborators Lew Lefton and Richard Catrambone will host a 2 hour workshop entitled Improvisation Methods to Catalyze Engineering Creativity at the 40th annual Frontiers in Education Conference in Washington, DC.