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Gaetano Ling

MA work

Look & Touch is a series of tools that enable children to explore art and history dynamically within the museum space. Prior to joining the IDE course, Gaetano worked as an engineer creating robotics and particle accelerators for the semiconductor industry. His design work primarily concerns the invention of emerging technologies and how they can re-invent and enrich our experience with the past.


Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Innovation Design Engineering, 2011

  • Look & Touch is a series of tools that enable children to explore art and history dynamically within the museum space. Prior to joining the IDE course, Gaetano worked as an engineer creating robotics and particle accelerators for the semiconductor industry. His design work primarily concerns the invention of emerging technologies and how they can re-invent and enrich our experience with the past.


  • Degrees

  • BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, USA, 2007
  • Experience

  • Design and manufacturing consultant, Mendoza Leon Muebleria, Tuxtla Gutierez, Mexico, 2010; Mechanical Engineer, Axcelis Technologies, Boston, MA, USA, 2008-9; Global manufacturing engineer, Axcelis Technologies, Boston, MA, USA, 2008-9; Manufacturing engineer, Axcelis Technologies, Boston, MA, USA, 2007-9
  • Exhibitions

  • Work-in-progress Show, Royal College of Art, 2011; The Future Agenda, SantralIstanbul, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010; Salone del Gusto, Stand Camera di Commercio di Torino, Torino, Italy, 2010; Design for All, Seoul Design Fair, Seoul, Korea, 2010
  • Awards

  • Finalist, London 2012 Olympic Games Podium Design Competition, 2011; First prize, Best Concept, Vodaphone Future Agenda Awards, 2010; Honorable Mention, Seoul International Design Competition, 2010