Charlotte McCurdy is an assistant professor of industrial design in The Design School. She is an award-winning designer and researcher who works at the intersection of emerging technology, futures, and existential threats. Her work on carbon-negative materials, “After Ancient Sunlight,” debuted as part of “Nature — The Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial” in 2019, won the Experimental category in the 2019 FastCompany Innovation by Design Awards and was most recently on view at The Design Museum, London. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, CNN, Dezeen, Wallpaper, and Vogue, and has been supported by the MacArthur Foundation, Swarovski, The UN Office for Partnerships, and Science Sandbox. She is an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University where she teaches courses at the intersection of climate change, design research, and experimental design. She holds a MID from the Rhode Island School of Design and a BA in Global Affairs from Yale University.
M.ID. Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design