People

Thomas Barlow

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University

Research Interests: New Product Development, Design for Low-Resource Settings, Design Thinking

Mandappa Biddanda (Mandy)

M.Eng Systems Engineering and Design, University of Michigan

B.Eng Mechanical Engineering, N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology

Research Interests: New Product Development, Systems Thinking, Optimal Design, Data Analysis

Stefanos A. Frilingos

B.Eng Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan

Intended Minors in Business, Sustainability

Research Interests: Optimal Design, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sustainability & Development

Ph.D., Design Science

M.S. Industrial/Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo

B.A. Cognitive Science, Lehigh University

Research Interests: Systems Engineering, Systems Thinking, Design Thinking

M.S. Design Science, University of Michigan

M.S.I. User Experience Design & Research, University of Michigan

B.F.A. Art and Design, University of Michigan

Research Interests: Product Design, Design Process, UX Research

David Santos Llave

M.S. Design Science, University of Michigan

M.S. Technology and Innovation Management, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru

B.A. Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru

Research Interests: Design in Education, Problem Solving Methodologies, New Product/Service Design and Development

Samarth Mendke

M.S. Design Science, University of Michigan

B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology

Research Interests: New Product Development and Management, Design Optimization, Human-Centered AI, Design Thinking


James B. Angell Distinguished University Professor, Donald C. Graham Professor of Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Dipl. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

Research Interests: Optimal Design, New Product Development

Pauline Rajski

B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Interests: Sustainable Development and Design, Water Systems, and Transportation Systems


Anabel Sicko

B.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

Minors in Sustainability and Urban Studies

Research Interests: Sustainable Development and Design, Sustainable Urban Systems


Zichen Wang

M.S., Design Science, University of Michigan

Research Interests: Product Design, Marketing, Design Thinking, Systems Thinking


Dina Zreik

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Program in Sustainable Engineering

Research Interests: Sustainable Development and Design, Optimization