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Editor: Julie Linsey, Maria Yang, and Yukari Nagai
Author: Robert Nagel, S. Keith Holland, Kurt Paterson, Kyle Gipson and Justin Henriques
Engineering students need to learn more than engineering technical skills if they are to be successful at
tackling today’s global challenges. Graduates need to be able to identify problems, challenge
assumptions, collaborate readily, and communicate openly. Along with those attributes, engineering
students must be able to frame opportunities, develop and assess ideas, and create meaningful solutions,
but also, they need to be entrepreneurial changemakers ready to lead within diverse work environments.
NEW DEADLINE- Full paper submission: 22nd April, 2016 Design creativity is an important and interesting topic of study in design. Since it involves the profound and essential nature of design, design creativity is expected to be a key in not only addressing the social problems that we are facing, but also producing an innate appreciation for beauty and happiness in our minds. In order to elucidate the nature of design creativity, the following issues are being studied: cognitive processes underlying...
The objective of SIG - Design Creativity is to study creativity in design. We have not sufficiently clarified creativity, especially in the context of design, although it is a very interesting characteristic in the thinking process of humans. This research discusses creativity in design instead of trying to identify its standard characteristics. That is, it tries to answer the question “What is design?” from the viewpoint of creativity, for two perspectives. First, this SIG discusses the characteristics...