Nina Bjørnstad is an associate professor with industrial design diploma from 1993. She is in charge of several courses at Institute of design and a core member of DDDE research project. As an industrial designer she is deeply involved in the diploma works at IDE.
Her lecturing expands from three-dimensional visual analysis to product semantics in the first and second year. She is responsible for the 3rd year’s autumn term where students are introduced to how products are a part of companies or organizations identities. Visual identity, interaction and product design and professional ethics with the emotional aspects in product development are the main focus areas for this course.
As an experienced teacher she contributes in two administrative committees, the admission and affirmation committee and the 1st year admission committee. The Nordic academic colleagues has in different occasions invited her to be a master sensor; at The Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science spring 2012, and external adviser when considering applicants to new positions at Konstfack Stockholm and lately at Linnæus Univercity, Sweden.