The Center for Integrated Design connects people from diverse disciplines through collective, human-centered design thinking.

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The University of Texas at Austin brings Design Thinking into the core of the UT curricula on a comprehensive scale with the interdisciplinary Center for Integrated Design (CID). In collaboration with the Design, Engineering, Information, Business, Computer Science and Architecture programs, CID is working to create a multidisciplinary curriculum that allows ALL UT students the opportunity to study design methodology and apply it in creative and entrepreneurial scenarios.

The center is working to create a Bridging Disciplines Program (BDP) in Integrated Design for undergraduates and a Graduate Portfolio Program. Executive education initiatives are also in the planning stages. The program is led by design industry leader Doreen Lorenzo, former president of the global design firms Frog and Quirky and co-founder of the mobile video insights firm Vidlet.

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