Hello. I'm Omar Sosa-Tzec*, Assistant Professor in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. I have a PhD in Informatics, with a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction Design and a minor in Visual Rhetoric and Information Design. My research investigates the use of rhetoric, semiotics, and multimodal argumentation for the critical and formal inspection of interfaces and interactions. Mainly, I apply such an approach to characterize delight in the context of interface and interaction design."
I currently teach foundations of bi-dimensional composition, methods of inquiry, and information design in the undergraduate programs of the School of Art and Design. Other classes that I have taught in the past include human-computer interaction, interaction design, visual design for user experience, information architecture, and digital design graduate studios.
My design practice is concerned with information design and interaction design: the design of websites, mobile interfaces, infographics, diagrams, and corporate identity.
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