Orkan Telhan

Orkan Telhan, PhD, is an interdisciplinary designer whose investigations focus on the design of interrogative objects, interfaces, and media engaging with critical issues in social, cultural, and environmental responsibility. Telhan is Assistant Professor of Fine Arts - Emerging Design Practices at University of Pennsylvania, School of Design. He holds a PhD in Design and Computation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a focus on Synthetic Biology and Biological Design. He was part of the Sociable Media Group at the MIT Media Laboratory and the Mobile Experience Lab at the MIT Design Laboratory.



November 16, 2016

Bringing biology to the design studio.