University-Industry Collaboration Project with Casio
Product Design Department of AU Montfort del Rosario School of Architecture and Design, has been selected to take part in the University-Industry Collaboration Project with Casio Computer Co., Ltd. and Chiba University with eleven AU product design students chosen to work with Casio Design Center’s Chief Designer, Yukihiko Ida and Associate Professor Kenta Ono. Six students from Division of Design Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, also joined in this project which runs from October, 2016 to June, 2017. Such mission features the workshops and TV conferencing for collaboration of students from both universities to develop the new products for Casio Computer, Japan. The workshops are being guided by a team of Casio designers. AU Product Design students will be sponsored to present their final works at Casio Computer’s Headquarters in Japan. The collaboration aims to exchange academic knowledge and industry know-how to the benefit of product design education and profession.