Dr Ilya Fridman
Ilya Fridman is a designer, maker, researcher and educator.
Through his engagement with the Mobility Design Lab, Ilya’s work explores how emerging technologies may be leveraged to address environmental impact and passenger experience in the area of public transportation. He is interested in how designers, passengers and service providers can co-develop new product service systems that transition societies over to enjoyable and sustainable future public mobility. He is currently working on industry and government funded collaborative research projects in the area of vehicle design, emerging technologies in warehousing and logistics, and emerging technologies in public transport bus services.
As an educator, Ilya coordinates Design Thinking units at MADA. He is interested in how creativity can be experienced and shared through the physical act of making. He explores new communication technologies to enhance student engagement and learning experience at MADA.