Industrial Designer,

Design Researcher,

Mechanical Engineer.

Elena is a multidisciplinary designer and researcher currently studying as a grad student at RISD. Drawing upon a background in mechanical engineering, she pursued industrial design to further develop her creative process. With the solid foundation of engineering and a passion for nature & human relationships, sustainability and biodesign, her goal is to utilize design thinking to build a bridge between art, science, engineering and the public.

For Utility,

For Communication,

For Connection.