Roozbeh Valamanesh

Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605
Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605

Biography

Roozbeh Valamanesh is a Clincial Assistant Professor in Industrial Design.  Prior to this appointment he served as an assistant professor of Industrial Design at The Ohio State University. His educational background includes a B.Des. (2007) in Industrial Design from Azad University of Art and Architecture, Tehran, IR and an MSD – Industrial Design (2012) from Arizona State University. Professor Valamanesh has extensive experience as a product designer, scholar and educator. He has been an entrepreneur for two start-ups since 2005 while being active as a traditional industrial designer and educator.
 
At Ohio State, he has taught in both undergraduate and graduate programs. He has taught design studios at all levels, has an extensive background in technology related courses, and has advised MFA theses.
 
Roozbeh’s research interests revolve around democratization of technology. His research has and will investigate personal fabrication concepts from differing aspects namely: sustainability, materiality, culture and lifestyle, social impact, marketing and entrepreneurship. He utilizes 3D printers and other digital fabricators to create objects and evaluate processes and methods. His research also explores infrastructure that the new generation of makers would need.

Research Interests

 

  • CAID, Rapid Prototyping and Personal Fabrication
  • Design Pedagogy  and related methods,
  • Interaction Design, Interface Design,
  • Product Semantics

 

Courses

Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
IND 260 Industrial Design I
IND 327 Presentation Graphics
IND 360 Industrial Design III
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
IND 261 Industrial Design II
IND 461 Design Project II
IND 598 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
IND 260 Industrial Design I
IND 327 Presentation Graphics
IND 360 Industrial Design III
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
IND 261 Industrial Design II
IND 461 Design Project II
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
IND 260 Industrial Design I
IND 327 Presentation Graphics
IND 360 Industrial Design III

Expertise Areas