Arielle Hein is a designer and technologist who explores the imaginative use of emerging technologies. Her work spans the fields of user research, experience design, computation and art. In her creative work, Hein builds sensory rich products and experiences that tell stories, connect people together, and enrich the embodied human experience.
interaction design, physical computing, interface design, human centered design, new media art, user experience design
ATLS 3300 - Object: Introduction to Physical Computing
Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
Introduces the fundamentals of physical computing. This class is an exploration of computing that starts from the perspective that humans are fundamentally physical beings. Students will design projects that interact with humans and the physical world and will learn to integrate sensors, motors, and simple electronics into creative projects. Projects will include interactive installations, art projects, games, and audio controllers.
ATLS 3529 - Special Topics in Critical Perspectives in Technology
Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
Analyzes critical perspectives in technology, art, and media. Within these courses, students will develop vocabularies, theoretical perspectives and critical approaches relevant to technology and its effects on culture and society.
ATLS 4010 - Capstone Projects I
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
The focus of this advanced practicum course is the development of an individual thesis project. Specific class sessions will feature a combination of lectures, demonstrations, guest speakers, lab sessions, and critiques. This course also entails group work, portfolio development, critical theoretical readings, and a significant written component.
COEN 3930 - Engineering Internship/Co-op
Fall 2020 / Summer 2021
Students enrolled in this course participate in a pre-approved internship or cooperative education program with an employer that allows them to explore the relationship between theory and practice and demonstrate evidence of significant learning (e.g., academic assignments and employer/sponsor evaluations). Pass/Fail only. Up to 3 credits may apply towards BS degree program's Free Electives (even if student has multiple enrollments in this course and/or COEN 4950). Students should contact the CEAS Extracurricular Programs Manager for more information. Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA is required.