Prasad Boradkar

Prasad Boradkar

Professor in Industrial Design
Arizona State University

Boradkar is the director of InnovationSpace, a transdisciplinary laboratory where faculty and students from design, business, sustainability and engineering partner with corporations to develop human-centered product concepts.

He also serves as the Co-Director of the Biomimicry Center, an organization that seeks biologically-inspired solutions to sustainability problems. Prasad is the author of Designing Things: A Critical Introduction to the Culture of Objects. He is the co-editor of Encountering Things, an anthology of essays on the cultural meaning of objects. Boradkar currently is working on a book on Indian design.