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
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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.
Dr. Reid was approved for tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor by the board of trustees.
Jaesik Hahn successfully defended his dissertation "How Heat Affects Human Hair: Thermal Characterization and Predictive Modeling of Flat Ironing Results". Congratulations Jaesik!
Dr. Reid was awarded with the Integrative System Design (ISD) alumni award at the University of Michigan.
Congratulations to Dr. Wan-Lin Hu on her graduation from Purdue University!