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Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Larry Leifer

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
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. We are now using the intersection of two critical paradigms, Neuroscience Analytics and Design Synthesis, to advance NeuroDesign

Education

BS, Stanford University, Engineering Science (1962)
MS, Stanford University, Product Design - Art (1963)
PhD, Stanford University, Biomedical Engineering - Neuroscience (1969)