People at PEEC

Shilajeet "Banny" Banerjee

Department Affiliation:
Director, Stanford Design Program
Associate Professor, Stanford Department of Mechanical Engineering—Design Group

Current Research:

  • » Banny is interested in realizing the design field's potential in catalyzing systemic change. As design begins to grapple with increasingly complex problems, at the Stanford Design Program, he is working on developing radically new processes in which design thinking can be leveraged. His focus is to develop transdisciplinary processes to bring about rapid change and large-scale impact. He is the founder of the “Design for Change Lab” to address issues of sustainability, technology futures, and the dynamics of rapid change. Currently he is working with faculty from behavioral sciences, social economics, systems analysis, management science, engineering, and art to generate new platforms for design thinking.



Shilajeet "Banny" Banerjee's PEEC Funded Projects

Summer Energy Feedback Infrastructure Project

Creating More Sustainable Decisions and Behaviors through New Processes and Focused Interventions