|Present||Associate Professor, Iowa State University ‐ Department of Industrial Design|
- IndD 532 - Design Thinking
|2007 - 2010||PhD, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan ‐ design|
Industrial Design Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA 50011
Book Chapters (5)
Contribution to Book
Directing Convergent and Divergent Activity through Design Feedback.
Analyzing Design Review Conversation (2015)
Design education across design disciplines prioritizes project-based courses to support student learning about design processes and strategies (Eastman, Newstetter, & ...
Contribution to Book
Boosting Creativity in Idea Generation using Design Heuristics
Design and Design Thinking: Essentials in the PDMA’s New Product Development Series (2015)
When facing a design problem, designers across disciplines often fall into familiar patterns,and have difficulty producing creative designs. Where do ...
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (19)
Incremental to radical ideas: Paradigm-relatedness metrics for investigating ideation creativity ...
International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation (2018)
Creativity and diversity are key components of success in idea generation,but each includes many dimensions. Paradigm-relatedness is an indicatorof the ...
Assessing Design Heuristics for Idea Generation in an Introductory Engineering ...
International Journal of Engineering Education (2012)
Design Heuristics are prompts that encourage design space exploration during concept generation. Design Heuristics were developed by analyzing trends in ...
Cognitive heuristics in design: Instructional strategies to increase creativity in ...
Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (2010)
This paper explores the use of heuristics as cognitive strategies invoked during the process of design. Heuristics are reasoning processes ...
Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings (33)
Design Thinking: An Approach with Various Perceptions
Proceedings of the Design Society: International Conference on Engineering Design (2019)
Design Thinking has become increasingly popular across different disciplines. However, what it exactly entails is becoming more and more vague, ...