The REID Lab at Purdue University is dedicated to design research and the development of methodologies that keep the end-user at the center of the design process and also supports the decision-making of engineers and designers.
Tahira Reid's story was featured in the Spring 2017
New York State English & Language Arts
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We integrate engineering concepts and fundamentals most relevant to the problems being addressed.
We consider the end-users and designers in the design process. We are especially interested in problems that impact the “every day” person.
We examine ways to enhance engineering and design education to help engineers be better problem solvers and thinkers.
Design science is an interdisciplinary approach for addressing engineering design problems that cannot be adequately addressed by one discipline. We use design science as a basis for doing our research in engineering and design.
Sensors & Eye Tracking
We use various bio-sensors and eye-tracking technology to learn more about the people involved in the design process or impacted by engineering decisions.
Congratulations to Dr. Wan-Lin Hu on her graduation from Purdue University!
Wan-Lin Hu successfully defended her dissertation "Quantifying Designer and User Factors in Engineering Design Using Psychophysiological Measurements and Human Responses". Congratulations Wan-Lin!
Jaesik Hahn presents a poster entitled "How Heat Spreads through Human Hair: Measuring the Thermal Diffusivity Across Hair Types" at the Textile Research Institute Hair Measurement Symposium in Princeton, NJ
Congratulations to Dr. Youyi Bi, Shruti Kizhakkel, M.S. and Tikyna Dandridge, M.S. on their graduation from Mechanical Engineering!
Youyi Bi successfully defended his disseration "An Interdisciplinary Approach for Understanding Information Utilization in Engineering and Product Design". Congratulations Youyi!