Felix@NYUAD

Documentation of Felix Beck's involvement in courses, workshops, lectures etc. at New York University Abu Dhabi

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»NYU Abu Dhabi is the embodiment of openness, opportunity, and optimism – at a moment in history when those qualities are desperately needed.«

NYU President Andrew Hamilton


  Prof. Felix Hardmood Beck shares the interest of New York University Abu Dhabi and it's Engineering Department to strengthen activities in providing undergraduate students an exceptional education, and, specifically, for the Engineering Design Studio and for the fields of Interactive Media and Technology to achieve global acceptance and to become a leading position and a centre of excellence in design, innovation and technology in the MENA region. Read his full Teaching Statement and check out some pictures from NYUAD campus located on Saadiyat Island. Find also more information on his research at the Lab for Narrative Technologies and Spatial Installations (NTSI-Lab), and his involvement as Head of NYUAD's Precious Plastic Research Group.


Courses

Courses that Felix teaches/taught/co-taught at NYUAD. Find course description and additional information (pictures etc.) by clicking onto course titles below. Some projects that Felix mentored in parallel to his course work are documented here.

Year Term Course title Course Type Documentation
2019 Spring Utilitas, Venustas, Firmitas CORE-AD-72
Engineers for Social Impact (I.) ENGR-AD-324
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2018 Fall Manus et Machina (former title: Man & Machines) CADT-UH 1001
Spring Utilitas, Venustas, Firmitas CORE-AD-72
Engineers for Social Impact (I.) ENGR-AD-324
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2017 Fall Manus et Machina (former title: Man & Machines) CADT-UH 1001 CORE-AD-16
Spring Utilitas, Venustas, Firmitas CORE-AD-72 field-trip
Engineers for Social Impact (I.) ENGR-AD-324 field-trip
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2016 Fall Man & Machines CORE-AD-16 projects, exhibition
Introduction to Interactive Media MDMED-AD-101 blog, exhibition
Spring Design Fundamentals ENGR-AD-323 pictures
Engineers for Social Impact (II.) ENGR-AD-324
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2015 J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J


Open Office

Felix is offering project oriented help to students in one-on-one sessions. He is available by appointment in his office (ERB 153) during “Open Office” hours: http://www.felix-beck.de/?/cal/

Open Lab


Engineering Design Studio, 2015, (more EDS pictures)

Felix is offering project oriented help in one-on-one meetings or sessions with small groups. He is available at the Engineering Design Studio (A5, 015) during “Open Lab” sessions: http://www.felix-beck.de/?/cal/


Exhibitions

As part of his courses and committee services Felix was responsible/organised/involved in the following exhibitions that displayed the project work of his students:

  • design_fundamentals_invitation.jpgDesign Fundamentals, Spring Semester 2016
  • heritage_invitation.jpgGlobal Heritage Sites in the UAE, Spring Semester 2016

Other Activities

  • Kinetic Sculptures Workshop, with FELD Design Studio, NYUAD, April 2017
  • Corporate Design for NYUAD's Transportation Symposium
  • Workshop: Introduction to Berlin Style Table Football, Fall Semester 2016
  • Workshop: Digital Pinhole Camera, Sikka Art Fair, Dubai, March 2016

Contact

Felix Hardmood Beck
Assistant Professor of Practice of Design
Director of the Lab for Narrative Technologies and Spatial Installations (http://www.ntsi.info)
Head of NYUAD's Precious Plastic Research Group
Co-Director of the Engineering Design Studio

Mail: felix.beck@nyu.edu
Telephone (office): +971 2628 5241
Personal website: http://www.felix-beck.de

Office (Mailing Address)
Experimental Research Building (ERB), Building C1, Office 153
New York University Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Island
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Research Lab
Lab for Narrative Technologies and Spatial Installations (NTSI Lab)
Building A5, Lab 015-2 (inside Engineering Design Studio)
New York University Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box 129188
Abu Dhabi, UAE


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