MDes Affiliated Faculty and Lecturers
Senior Lab Manager, CITRIS Invention Lab
Chris Myers is the Senior Lab Manager and Head Inventioneer for the CITRIS Invention Lab – a one of a kind educational maker space at CITRIS and the Banatao Institute that serves the UC Berkeley community – and teaches at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation.
As a graduate of the product design program at The Art Center School of Design in Pasadena, California, Chris has designed a variety of products including concept automobiles, electric vehicles, medical equipment, exhibit design, wearable computers and toys. As a practicing product designer he has worked with many companies including Intel Research, (Xerox)Parc, and Nokia Research. Chris has a passion for education and has developed and taught STEM classes for schools, museums and libraries. It is through these classes that Chris developed a series of robotic drawing toys which are now produced by his company ArtBot Toys.