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On this website you will find information on Felix Hardmood Beck's involvement at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) since 2015.

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»NYU Abu Dhabi is the embodiment of openness, opportunity, and optimism – at a moment in history when those qualities are desperately needed.«

NYU President Andrew Hamilton


felix_beck.jpg Felix Hardmood Beck shares the interest of New York University Abu Dhabi and it's Engineering Department to strengthen activities in providing undergraduate students an exceptional education, and, specifically, for the Engineering Design Studio, the Design Minor program, and the Interactive Media Program to achieve global acceptance and to become a leading position and a centre of excellence in design, innovation and technology in the MENA region. Read his full teaching statement and find more information on his research at the Lab for Narrative Technologies and Spatial Installations (NTSI-Lab), or his involvement as Head of NYUAD's Precious Plastic Research Group.


Compiled information on several topics:


Courses

Courses that Felix teaches/taught/co-taught at NYUAD. Find course description and additional information (pictures etc.) by clicking onto course titles below. Some projects that Felix mentored in parallel to his course work are documented here.

Year Term Course title Course Type Documentation
2019 Spring Utilitas, Venustas, Firmitas CORE-AD-72
Engineers for Social Impact (I.) ENGR-AD-324
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2018 Fall Manus et Machina CADT-UH 1001
Spring Utilitas, Venustas, Firmitas CORE-AD-72
Engineers for Social Impact (I.) ENGR-AD-324
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2017 Fall Manus Et Machina CADT-UH 1001 schedule, Box Code
Spring Utilitas, Venustas, Firmitas CORE-AD-72 schedule, field-trip, pictures, projects
Engineers for Social Impact (I.) ENGR-AD-324 field-trip
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2016 Fall Man & Machines CORE-AD-16 schedule, projects, exhibition, field-trip,
Introduction to Interactive Media MDMED-AD-101 blog, exhibition
Spring Design Fundamentals ENGR-AD-323 pictures
Engineers for Social Impact (II.) ENGR-AD-324
J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J
2015 J-Term Design & Innovation ENGR-AD-110J

Open Office

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Felix is offering project oriented help to students in one-on-one sessions. He is available by appointment in his office (ERB 153) during “Open Office” hours: http://www.felix-beck.de/?/cal/

Open Lab


Engineering Design Studio, 2015, (more EDS pictures)

Felix is offering project oriented help in one-on-one meetings or sessions with small groups. He is available at the Engineering Design Studio (A5, 015) during “Open Lab” sessions: http://www.felix-beck.de/?/cal/


Exhibitions

As part of his courses and committee services Felix is actively involved in exhibitions to display students' projects:

Year Term Exhibition Title Documentation
2018 Spring Semester Projects on display in White Cube upcoming (Jan 25 – Feb 17, 2018)
2017 Fall Semester Manus Et Machina upcoming (Dec 14–16, 2017)
2017 Spring Semester Utilitas, Venustas, Firmitas pictures from the exhibition
2017 J-Term superLab(2017) – The Extended Family Room poster, pictures from the exhibition
2016 Fall Semester December Showcase pictures from the exhibition
2016 May–July EfSI Dharavi, Mumbai, India poster, pictures from the exhibition
2016 Spring Semester Design Fundamentals poster
2016 Spring Semester Engineers for Social Impact poster, pictures from the exhibition
2016 Spring Semester Global Heritage Sites in the UAE poster
2016 J-Term Corniche Currents poster, pictures from the exhibition
2015 Fall Semester re_manufact Media Arts exhibitionCuration together with Regina Tetens

Workshops and other Activities

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Year Workshops Documentation
2017Workshop with Prof. Zlatan Filipovic (AUS): 'Mapping Abandoned Spaces', Sarajevo, BA
2017Workshop with FELD Studio: Kinetic Installations, NTSI-Lab, NYUAD
2017Workshop with Mattia Bernini (Precious Plastic): Plastic Recycling Machines, NTSI-Lab, NYUAD
2017Workshop: Media in Space, American University of Sharjah, UAE
2017Workshop: Nothing to Something – An Introduction to Rapid Prototyping, NYUAD, Interactive Media Lab
2016Innovation Workshop with Executive Affairs Authority (UAE), Engineering Design Studio, NYUAD
2016 Workshop »Digital Camera Obscura«, Sikka Art Fair, Dubai, UAE video 1, video 2, pic 1,
2016Interactive Media Workshop, Interactive Media Lab, NYUAD

Contact

Felix Hardmood Beck
Assistant Professor of Practice of Design

Mail: felix.beck@nyu.edu
Telephone (office): +971 2628 5241
Personal website: http://www.felix-beck.de

Office (Mailing Address)
Experimental Research Building (ERB), Building C1, Office 153
New York University Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Island
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Research Lab
Lab for Narrative Technologies and Spatial Installations (NTSI Lab)
Building A5, Lab 015-2 (inside Engineering Design Studio)
New York University Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box 129188
Abu Dhabi, UAE


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