Rana Zandi

Rana Zandi

Program Completed at the CFC

OCAD U Graduate Program in Digital Futures

Completion Year

2018

Current Information

Biography

Rana Zandi is a graphic designer, interaction designer, blogger, youtuber and transhumanist, researching cyberconsciousness.

She assists OCAD Health Design director, Kate Sellen, with mortality and end-of-life palliative care research, as part of the Strategic Innovation lab's clinical work. As an undergrad, Rana spread the gospel of lighter resource footprints for OCAD’s Sustainability Forum, while researching the personality simulation that online digital footprints make possible. Rana’s masters research, includes interfaces and filmed concept work for social-digital asset management, AI and chatbots (CloneMe; iClone). Her thesis publishes work on these cornerstones of consciousness research, in April 2018