Carl DiSalvo is an Associate Professor at The Georgia Institute of Technology, where he directs the Public Design Workshop.

Tom Jenkins is a PhD candidate in the Digital Media program in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is interested in how designed objects operate as parts of different ecosystems. His dissertation work focuses on the use of research through design methods to produce speculative Internet of Things for domestic settings, particularly cohousing communities.

Thomas Lodato is a PhD candidate in the Digital Media program in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is interested in how design activities occurs outside of traditional studio environments, and how, in these environments, the practice of design changes. His doctoral research examines the practice of user experience in a large technology company.

Firaz Peer is a PhD student in the Digital Media program in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research examines the ways in which interaction design and digital media construct and support civic life. He works with communities to design interactions, services and experiences that promote participation and learning.

Past Members: Tanyoung Kim, PHD (2013); Jonathan Lukens PHD (2013); Thomas Barnwell, MS (2010); Laura Fries, MS (2011); Cinque Hicks, MS (2010); Lauren Langley, MS (2012); Adam Rice, MS (2009); Beth Schechter, MS (2011); Daniel Upton, MS (2009)

Community Partners: We are currently working on projects with Concrete Jungle and the Atlanta Community Food Bank.