biography

Director of Experimental Product Design Initiative
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Yale University
10 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
office and lab: Dunham 114
office hours: Monday Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00
Phone: 203 432 4326
Fax: 203 432 4221
e-mail: njeremijenko@ucsd.edu

Natalie Jeremijenko, is a design engineer and technoartist. Recently she was named one of the top one hundred young innovators by the MIT Technology Review, her work was featured in the Tate Gallery Cream 2, and a large project was commissioned for the opening of the museum MASSMoCA (www.massmoca.org ). Her work includes digital, electromechanical, and interactive systems in addition to biotechnological work that have been included in the Rotterdam Film Festival (2000), the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1999), the Museum Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, the LUX Gallery, London (1999), the Whitney Biennial 97, Documenta 97, Ars Electronic prix 96, presented at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She was a 1999 Rockefeller fellow. She did graduate engineering studies at Stanford University in Mechanical Engineering, and at the University of Melbourne in the History and Philosophy of Science Department and her Ph.D. is in the Dept of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland. As the director of the Engineering Design Studio at Yale University she is developing and implementing new courses in technological innovation. She is also affiliated with the Media Research Lab/Center for Advanced Technology in the Computer Science Dept., NYU, where she did postdoctoral studies. Other research positions include several years at Xerox PARC in the computer science lab, and the Advanced Computer Graphics Lab, RMIT. She has also been on faculty in digital media and computer art at the School Of Visual Art, New York and the San Francisco Art Institute. She is known to work for the Bureau of Inverse Technology.