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Design Resources

One of the outputs of our lab is a set of resources for design students, educators and practitioners.

Survey Instruments

2013 Concept Selection in Engineering Industry
Developed by Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
A survey tool developed to identify concept selection practices and risk preferences in engineering design industry
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2016 Preferences for Creativity Scale (PCS)
Developed by Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
A survey tool developed to identify the underlying psychometric factors of creative concept selection.
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2017 Concept Selection in Engineering Design Indusry - the driving factors of success
Developed by Xuan Zheng* and Scarlett Miller
A survey tool developed to identify the underlying factors impacting the selection of creative ideas in design industry.
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Brainstorming/ Design Prompts

Novel Milk Frother
Developed by Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
Design prompt for developing concepts for a new, innovative, product that can froth milk in a short amount of time
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Pedestrian Accident
Developed by Scarlett Miller and Alex Kirlik
Design prompt for a to develop concepts for a device that reduces pedestrian accidents caused by texting or looking at phone while walking around campus
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GreenHouse Grid
Developed by Khanjan Metha
Design prompt for a method to layout and assemble a greenhouse in under 10 minutes
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Urinary Track Infection (UTI) Test Strip
Developed by Khanjan Metha
Design prompt for a simple, inexpensive, low-waste, and durable system that allows for introduction of a urine sample onto the test strip
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Transportation Systemp
Developed by General Electric for EDSGN100 (Intro to Engineering Design)
Design prompt for a of a cost-effective freight shipping system that reduces smog and meets EPA requirements, while maintaining or increasing freight capacity into and out an important port city
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Design Rating Surveys (DRS)

The survey tools used to rate ideas for their novelty using the Shah, Vargas Hernandez and Smith Method
Milk Frother Design Rating Survey
Developed by Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
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Pedestrian Accidents Design Rating Survey
Developed by Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
Pedestrian Accidents
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Greenhouse Grid Design Rating Surveys
Developed by Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
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Urinary Track Infection (UTI) Design Rating Surveys (DRS)
Developed by Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
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Transportation System Design Rating Surveys (DRS)
Developed by Xuan Zheng* and Scarlett Miller
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Student Resources