Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship

“Design Thinking” is a powerful methodology for innovation. It considers human, social and business factors along with the technological ones to create unique and elegant human-centric solutions. Leveraging technology design competencies within HKUST, the University aims to nurture innovators and researchers with design and system thinking mindset and entrepreneur spirit to create impactful solutions in key areas. To this end, pedagogical innovation and transdisciplinary research in integrative systems and design are pioneered under a new academic division, Division of Integrative Systems and Design.

Key Research Areas

design-methodologies

DESIGN METHODOLOGIES

  • Integrative systems modeling, simulation and systems theory
  • Optimization & decision making
  • Design Science

 

design-applications

DESIGN APPLICATIONS

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Gerontechnology
  • Strategic Integrative Systems Design
  • Biomedical Innovation

 

technology-entrepreneurship

TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Entrepreneurship Education Pedagogy
  • Great Bay Area Product Development Processes
  • Transdisciplinary Ventures

 

 

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