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People In the Lab

Design Lab Don Norman

Don Norman

Director, The Design Lab
Design Lab Michele Morris

Michèle Morris

Associate Director, The Design Lab; Co-Founder, Center for Design-Driven Transformation
Design Lab Morana Alac Communications Uc San Diego

Morana Alac

Associate Professor, Communication
Design Lab Eli Spencer Center For Health Ucsd

Eliah Aronoff-Spencer

Assistant Physician, Health Technology & System Design
Design Lab Maya Azarova

Maya Azarova

Graduate Student, Anthropology
Design Lab Nina Baker Ucsd

Nina Baker

Program Manager, The Design Lab
Design Lab Ben Bergen Ucsd Language Words

Ben Bergen

Professor, Cognitive Science
Design Lab Benjamin Bratton Visual Arts Ucsd

Benjamin Bratton

Associate Professor, Visual Arts
Design Lab Sheldon Brown Visual Arts Uc San Diego

Sheldon Brown

Director, Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination; Professor, Visual Arts
Design Lab Ucsd Justine Bui

Justine Bui

Administrative Project Assistant, The Design Lab
Design Lab Charles Chen

Charles Hsien-Che Chen

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Nate Delson Mechanical Engineering Uc San Diego

Nate Delson

Associate Teaching Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Design Lab Steven Dow Cognitive Science Uc San Diego

Steven Dow

Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science; Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Ian Drosos

Ian Drosos

Graduate Student, Cognitive Science
Design Lab Christine Teenah Eco Ucsd

Christine (Teenah) Eco

Administrative Project Coordinator, The Design Lab
Design Lab Colleen Emmenegger Ucsd

Colleen Emmenegger

Senior Research Associate, The Design Lab
Design Lab Clint Evangelista About

Clint Evangelista

A/V Producer-Director, The Design Lab

Deborah Forster

Assistant Project Scientist, Contextual Robotics Institute
Design Lab Amy Fox Ucsd

Amy Fox

Graduate Student, Cognitive Science
Design Lab Ailie Fraser Adobe Fellow

Ailie Fraser

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Danilo Gasques

Danilo Gasques-Rodrigues

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Faren Grant Ucsd

Faren Grant

Postdoctoral Researcher, The Design Lab
Design Lab William Griswold Computer Science Engineering Uc San Diego

William Griswold

Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Madhuri Gubbala

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Philip Guo Cognitive Science Computer Science Engineering Uc San Diego Research

Philip Guo

Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science; Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Eric Hekler

Eric Hekler

Associate Professor, Family Medicine & Public Health
Design Lab Jim Hollan

Jim Hollan

Co-Director, The Design Lab; Professor, Cognitive Science; Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Dorothy Howard

Dorothy Howard

Graduate Student, Communication
Design Lab Lilly Irani

Lilly Irani

Assistant Professor, Communication
Design Lab Janet Johnson

Janet Johnson

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Kandarp Khandwala

Kandarp Khandwala

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
David Kirsh

David Kirsh

Professor of Cognitive Science
Design Lab Scott Klemmer

Scott Klemmer

Co-Director, The Design Lab; Professor, Cognitive Science; Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Tushar Koul

Tushar Koul

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Ucsd Sean Kross

Sean Kross

Graduate Student, Cognitive Science
Design Lab Michael Kurisu

Michael Kurisu

Director, UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine and Clinical Training - Osteopathic Center San Diego

Sam Lau

Graduate Student, Cognitive Science
Design Lab Albert Lin

Albert Lin

Assistant Research Scientist, Qualcomm Institute
Design Lab Melanie Mccomsey

Melanie McComsey

Postdoctoral Researcher, The Design Lab
Design Lab Olga Mcconnell

Olga McConnell

Executive Assistant to Don Norman, The Design Lab
Design Lab Michael Meyer

Michael W. Meyer

Assistant Teaching Professor, Design, Rady School of Management
Design Lab Lars Mueller

Lars Mueller

Postdoctoral Researcher, The Design Lab
Design Lab Uc San Diego Alok Mysore

Alok Mysore

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Camille Nebeker Ucsd

Camille Nebeker

Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine; Family Medicine & Public Health; School of Medicine
Design Lab Tricia Ngoon Ucsd

Tricia Ngoon

Graduate Student, Cognitive Science
Design Lab Vineet Pandey Ucsd

Vineet Pandey

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Kevin Patrick

Kevin Patrick

Professor Emeritus, Family Medicine & Public Health
Design Lab Steven Rick Ucsd

Steven Rick

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Laurel Riek

Laurel Riek

Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Taylor Scott

Taylor Scott

Assistant Teaching Professor, Cognitive Science
Design Lab Qonita Shahab Uc San Diego

Qonita Shahab

Senior Research Associate, The Design Lab
Design Lab Akshita Sivakumar Ucsd

Akshita Sivakumar

Graduate Student, Communication

Amanda Song

Graduate Student, Cognitive Science

Ian Strelsky

Operations Manager and Communications Lead, The Design Lab
Design Lab Jennifer Taylor Ucsd

Jennifer Taylor

Postdoctoral Researcher, The Design Lab
Design Lab Veronica Uribe Ucsd

Verónica Uribe del Aguila

Graduate Student, Communication

Priyan Vaithilingam

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering

Xinwei “Xavier” Wang

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Nadir Weibel

Nadir Weibel

Associate Research Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Ariel Weingarten

Ariel Weingarten

Graduate Student, Computer Science & Engineering
Design Lab Tone Xu

Tone Xu

Graduate Student, Cognitive Science
Undergraduate Students

Shaheryar Ajmal (Computer Science and Engineering)
Alia Awni (Computer Science and Engineering)
Andres Baez (Cognitive Science/Machine Learning)
Daniel Baron
(Bioinformatics)
Evan Barosay (Cognitive Science)
Elmer Barrera (Cognitive Science)
Justine Bui
 (Environmental Systems- Student Operations Assistant)
Luis Calona (Computer Science and Engineering)
Eunice Chan (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Kai-yu Chang (Cognitive Science)
Ruijia Chen (Cognitive Science)
Shih-Chuan Ku (Computer Science Engineering)
Hoaithi Dang (Math/CS)
Andrew Du (Cognitive Science)
Joanne Euno Cho (Cognitive Science)
Isaac Fehr (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Lisa Grega (Cognitive Science)
Esan (Nathan) Hassansadeh (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Quincy Huang (Computer Science and Engineering)
Marisa Kanemoto (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Howyan Leung (Cognitive Science)
Ziyang (Liby) Li
Aileen Liang (International Studies Business)
Echo Ma (Cognitive Science)
Lauren Mao-Luen Liu (Computer Science)
Kelsey Minghan Guo (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Sanika Moharana
Katya Noble (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Erika Nunotani (Economics)
Annika Olives (Cognitive Science- Student Operations Assistant)
Se One Park (Cognitive Science)
Alejandro Panduro Sandoval (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Steven Phung (International Studies Business- AV/Communications)
Wanhui Qiao (Computer Science and Engineering)
Allison Reiss (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Mejan Rostamian (Cognitive Science)
Eric Olan Richards
(Cognitive Science)
Evan Schmitz (Cognitive Science)
Aditya Srinivasan (Computer Science and Engineering)
Orr Toledano (Computer Science and Engineering)
Justin Tran (Computer Science and Engineering)
Tiffany Trinh (Cognitive Science/HCI)
Chen Yang (Computer Science and Engineering)
Kaung Yang (Computer Science and Engineering)
Enrique Zavala (Cognitive Science)
Nancy Zhang (Cognitive Science)

Visiting Scholars

Andrea Alessandrini, Visiting Scholar, University of Dundee (July 2016 – September 2016 )
Andrea Anderson, Designer in Residence, Vice President – Design Thinking at SAP, (Fall Quarter 2016)
Kristian Borup Antonsen, Visiting Scholar, Aarhus University (September 2018 – December 2018)
Jan Borchers, Visiting Scholar, RWTH Aachen University (October 2016 – March 2017)
Paul Hekkert, Visiting Scholar, Delft University of Technology (February 2017)
Eric von Hippel, Visiting scholar, MIT Sloan School of Management (January 2018)
Dan Russell, Visiting Scholar, Google (May 2015, May 2016, May 2017)
Pieter Jan Stappers, Visiting Scholar, Delft University of Technology (July 2015)
Norbert Streitz, Visiting Scholar, Smart Future Initiative (August 2015)
Sheng-Feng Qin, Visiting Scholar, Northumbria School of Design (November 2016 – March 2017)
Aurelien Tabard, Visiting Scholar, Université Claude Bernard Lyon (July 2017)
Peggy Zwolinski, Visiting Scholar, Grenoble INP – Génie Industriel (December 2017 – April 2018)

Alumni/Emeritus

Gabriel Amoako 
Sandra Amon (Operations Assistant)
Elmer Barerra (Undergraduate Researcher)
Diana Benavidez (Undergraduate Researcher)
Julia Cambre (Applications Programmer)
Sara Carver (Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator)
Wesley Chan (Staff Research Assistant)
Rachel Chen (Undergraduate Researcher)
Bonnie Chinh (Undergraduate Researcher)
Grant Chinn (Undergraduate Researcher)
Yujin Cho
Aliyah Clayton (Undergraduate Researcher)
Purvi Desai (Graduate Student)
Cody Doan (Undergraduate Researcher)
Tori Duong (Undergraduate Researcher)
Allison A. Endo (Visiting)
Seth Ferris (Graduate Student)
Lynn Hao (Student Assistant)
Catherine Hicks (Design Lab Fellow, Postdoc Researcher)
Brandon Hong
Nida Hussain (Graduate Student)
Ed Hutchins (Cognitive Science – Retired)
Nanna Inie (Visiting Graduate Student)
Michael James
Shawn Hyeonsu Kang
Daniel Kaulen (Researcher)
Jonas Kemper (Researcher)
Yasmine Kotturi (Graduate Student)
Markus Krause
Jun Liu
Derek Lomas (Design Lab Fellow, Postdoc Researcher)
Aliff Macapinlac
David Mao
Narges Mahyar
(Design Lab Fellow, Postdoc Researcher)
Brian McInnis (Visiting Graduate Student)
Michelle Ng
Laura Pina (Graduate Student)
Josh Pitta (Graduate Student, Syracuse University, Television-Radio-Film program)
Vanessa Pool (Program Manager)
Adam Powers (Outreach & Research Assistant)
Neel Pujar (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
Shengfeng Qin (Visiting Scholar)
Rahul Ramath (Contingent Staff Research Associate, Volunteer)
Malte Risto (Design Lab Fellow, Postdoc Researcher)
Joel Rosenthal (Undergraduate Researcher)
Joseph Ruanto-Ramirez (Interim Project Manager)
Adam Rule (PhD, Cognitive Science)
Beverly Sastri (Interim Executive Assistant)
Ali Sarvghad (Design Lab Fellow, Postdoc Researcher)
Gabriel Schneider
(Undergraduate Researcher)
Brian Soe
Monika Streuer (Visiting Grad)
Aurelien Tabard (Visiting Scholar)
Carolyn Thio
Christine Tran (Cognitive Science)
William (Jasper) Travers
(Undergraduate Research Assistant)
Reggie Wu
Sijia Xiao
Seth Ferris (Graduate Student)

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