Josh Nelson

josh nelsonAssistant Professor, Industrial Design

MDes, University of Washington, WA

Josh Nelson is an educator and a designer at San Jose State University. Originally he studied Industrial Design at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He then received a Master’s degree in design (MDes) from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He has worked for more than 10 years as a professional creating meaningful products and managing creative and collaborative teams. His work has been recognized with several awards including an IDEA Gold and an IxDA Best in Category.

Josh is interested in investigating how interactions between people and technology transform experiences and connect us—especially in improving experiences for patients in healthcare by implementing a patient-centered design approach to innovations in this area.