Alex Lobos is an assistant professor of Industrial Design and extended program faculty at Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology. His research positions design as a tool for environmental and social innovation. Alex frequently publishes, lectures and directs workshops on Sustainable Design and User-Centered Design throughout the U.S., Latin America and Asia. Prior to RIT, he was faculty at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala, as well as Industrial Designer for General Electric. He is a Fulbright Scholar and holds a M.F.A. the University of Notre Dame and a B.I.D. from Universidad Rafael Landivar.