Shim's proposed project, "Your Pizza, Your Way," presents a model for customizable service design as a means of reducing customer anxiety in "made to order" restaurants. The jury appreciated the simplicity of Shim's solution as "low-tech, relevant and impactful." His work was praised as proof "that service design is not just about designing whole ecosystems."
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We are very proud of Professor Shim's achievement and the distinction he brings to the department with this award!