Caroline Rozendo

Object-Based Media
  • Research Assistant

Caroline Rozendo is a Master's student and research assistant at Object-Based Media group of the MIT Media Lab. She is interested in the associations that people make between different senses, and in how designers can explore intuitive processes to deliberatly plan for the appropriation and expansion of their designs by the users. Before the Media Lab, Carol has worked as an interaction designer and developer for educational and news media companies, where she focused on creating pleasurable experiences around informative content. 

Especially because of her personal experience coming from low-income public schools in Brazil, she is also looking into how technology can be used to boost social and educational development, and collaborating with organizations such as Open Knowledge Brazil and the Lemann Foundation.

In Brazil, she earned a bachelor degree in Media and Communication from the University of São Paulo, and attended the Design program on the same university. In 2017, she interrupted the Design coursework in the fourth year to join the Media Lab. She is also the author of the book "Tipógrafos e… View full description

Caroline Rozendo is a Master's student and research assistant at Object-Based Media group of the MIT Media Lab. She is interested in the associations that people make between different senses, and in how designers can explore intuitive processes to deliberatly plan for the appropriation and expansion of their designs by the users. Before the Media Lab, Carol has worked as an interaction designer and developer for educational and news media companies, where she focused on creating pleasurable experiences around informative content. 

Especially because of her personal experience coming from low-income public schools in Brazil, she is also looking into how technology can be used to boost social and educational development, and collaborating with organizations such as Open Knowledge Brazil and the Lemann Foundation.

In Brazil, she earned a bachelor degree in Media and Communication from the University of São Paulo, and attended the Design program on the same university. In 2017, she interrupted the Design coursework in the fourth year to join the Media Lab. She is also the author of the book "Tipógrafos e Editores: o Período de Criação" (Tipographers and Editors: The Creation Period) - published in Brazil, about typographers from fifteenth century Europe. She is especially motivated by prospective design and innovation for social good.