Ehsan Naderi is Assistant Professor of Product Design, Graduate Program Director, and Human Factors and Ergonomics faculty at the University of Minnesota. He has earned his PhD and Master’s degree in Design with Digital Media, in addition to his BS and MS in Product Design. Ehsan’s areas of research are human-computer interaction, user perception and behavior, user experience, and XR. Ehsan employs mixed methods as well as state-of-the-art technologies and measurement tools in his research to identify the user needs, their attitude, and behavior.
Along with his research, Ehsan has professional work experiences as a design consultant, user experience researcher/designer, and product designer. Some of Ehsan’s design works have been recognized by international design awards in the U.S. and Europe such as “A Life with Future Computing: Fujitsu Design Award”, “BREIL Milano Timepiece Design Award”, and “Vision of the Future”.
Ehsan’s research is focused on human-computer interaction and user experiences, particularly those interactions with immersive technologies.
Design of Experiences
His background and training has enabled Ehsan to design and develop meaningful experiences and products using cutting edge technologies.
Ehsan has taught and advised graduate and undergraduate students in user-centered product design, industrial design, as well as architecture.