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Prasad Boradkar

Prasad Boradkar
Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Professor, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
Director, InnovationSpace
Co-Director, The Biomimicry Center

The Design School
Arizona State University
PO Box 872105
Tempe, Arizona 85287-2105

Prasad Boradkar is Professor in Industrial Design at Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe. He is the Director of InnovationSpace, a transdisciplinary laboratory at ASU where design, business and engineering students and faculty partner with corporations to develop human-centered product concepts that hold societal benefit and minimize impacts on the environment. Prasad is interested in the research space that lies at the intersection of design and material culture. He is the author of Designing Things: A Critical Introduction to the Culture of Objects (Berg 2010) and is currently working on a book on Indian design.

MA, Industrial Design, The Ohio State University, 1993

MDes, Industrial Design, Industrial Design Centre, Mumbai, India, 1986

BE, Mechanical Engineering, Maharajah Sayajirao University, 1983

Journal Articles


Shin, D., P. Boradkar and A. Fischer. 2010. A green dream team. Design Management Review 19(4):49-55. DOI: 10.1111/j.1948-7169.2008.tb00141.x. (link )