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Larry Leifer

Larry Leifer

Professor
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
BS, Stanford University, Engineering Science (1962)
MS, Stanford University, Product Design (1963)
PhD, Stanford University, Biomedical Engineering (1969)

Leifer's engineering design thinking research is focused on instrumenting design teams to understand, support, and improve design practice and theory. Specific issues include: design-team research methodology, global team dynamics, innovation leadership, interaction design, design-for-wellbeing, and adaptive mechatronic systems.