Tina Patel Assistant Professor
Tina Patel has an MA and MFA in Interior Design from Iowa State University. She has held academic positions as Professor at Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada, Teaching Specialist in Interior Design at University of Minnesota, Instructor and Coordinator of Interior Design Program at South Dakota State University. Her areas of instruction include design studios, interior materials and finishes, design fundamentals, professional practice and research methods. Research areas include design pedagogy, trends in practice and design process and workplace design. Additionally, Tina focuses her energy on evaluating how the design of learning environments may improve student learning outcomes for children with autism. Prior to teaching, Tina practiced interior design for six years for Callison RTKL, Washington DC and Baltimore office, SVPA Architects, West Des Moines and SCB, Chicago. She holds an NCIDQ certification, is a LEED-Green Associate and member of IDEC.
POSTED: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 6:04pm
UPDATED: Monday, February 17, 2020 - 1:27pm