Ralf Schneider, IDSA

Ralf Schneider, IDSA
Assistant Professor | Syracuse University
Vice Chair, IDSA Syracuse Chapter | 2020-2021

Ralf Schneider, IDSA is an assistant professor of industrial and interaction design at Syracuse University. With a product design diploma from the Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin, Germany and a M.Des. from the University of Cincinnati (UC), he combines European and American design values.

Previous academic appointments include teaching design at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and at UC’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). As associate director/senior design researcher at the Live Well Collaborative, he contributed to the unique mission of fostering the collaborative, interdisciplinary design process between industry and academia. 

Schneider’s current research focuses on how virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technology impacts design.