Wearables with IM
Adult Workshop with Khulood Al Awadhi and George Korres
The NYUAD Art Gallery invites you to create Halloween inspired wearable technology.
Participants will learn how to sew conductive threads and make LED patterns on black masks just in time for Halloween!
Khulood Alawadi, a Dubai native, is an industrial designer and the Assistant Manager of Advanced Manufacturing at NYU Abu Dhabi. She received her Bachelor of Industrial Design in 2012 and has since worked to create a bridge between design and scientific research. Khulood’s interdisciplinary focus aims to make design, digital media and advanced manufacturing technologies an integral part of the scientific research and laboratories at NYU Abu Dhabi.
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George Korres was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He studied Applied Mathematics in the School of Science & Engineering at the University of Crete. He was involved for several years with the development of educational software and hardware regarding educational robotics. The last three years he have also dealt with industrial automation (mainly in the field of recycling industry). His research interests focus on development of new sensors and actuators as well as the use of these in human computer interaction.