Here you can find an overview of the members of the Design Thinking Research Program.


Thomas Beyhl

Thomas Beyhl. Thomas Beyhl is a Ph.D. candidate at the chair of System Analysis and Modeling of … > more

Prof. Dr. Holger Giese

Prof. Dr. Holger Giese. Holger Giese studied technical computer science at the University Siegen. He … > more

Grace Hawthorne

Grace Hawthorne. Grace is a Consulting Associate Professor at Stanford’s Institute of Design (aka: … > more

Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld

Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld. Robert Hirschfeld is a Professor of Computer Science at the … > more

Prof. Scott Klemmer, PhD

Prof. Scott Klemmer, PhD. Scott is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford … > more

Eva Köppen

Eva Köppen. Eva studied Philosophy and Comparative Literature in Berlin, Madrid and Frankfurt and … > more

Prof. Larry Leifer, PhD

Prof. Larry Leifer, PhD. Rumor has it that Larry arrived at Stanford in time to register for autumn … > more

Jens Lincke

Jens Lincke. Jens Lincke is a research assistant and Ph.D. candidate at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute … > more

Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel

Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel. Christoph Meinel is President and CEO of the Hasso Plattner Institute … > more

Dr. Claudia Nicolai

Dr. Claudia Nicolai. Dr. Claudia Nicolai studied Business Administration, Economics, and Social … > more

Anja Perlich

Anja Perlich. Anja studied Computational Visualistics at the University of Magdeburg and continued … > more

Allan Reiss

Allan Reiss. Allan L. Reiss, M.D. is the Robbins Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Pediatrics, … > more

Holger Rhinow

Holger Rhinow. Holger Rhinow was born in 1981 in Berlin, Germany. He studied Social Sciences, Media … > more

Bernard Roth

Bernard Roth. Bernie Roth is a longtime veteran of the Stanford design scene. He first came to the … > more

Adam Royalty

Adam Royalty. Adam Royalty is the Lead Research Investigator at the Hasso Plattner Institute of … > more

Joel Sadler

Joel Sadler. Joel's Phd research at Stanford explores how to enhance creativity and prototyping of … > more

Manish Saggar

Manish Saggar. Manish Saggar, PhD, is a postdoctoral scholar working with Dr. Allan Reiss at the … > more

Jan Schmiedgen

Jan Schmiedgen. Jan is an innovation facilitator and design strategist. Originally he is an … > more

Lauren Aquino Shluzas, PhD

Lauren Aquino Shluzas, PhD. Lauren Aquino Shluzas, PhD is a Veterans Affairs Postdoctoral Fellow at … > more

David M. Sirkin

David M. Sirkin. David was born and raised in southern Florida (near the Everglades) but spent a lot … > more

Neeraj Sonalkar

Neeraj Sonalkar. Neeraj is a doctoral student at the Center for Design Research at Stanford … > more

Marcel Taeumel

Marcel Taeumel. Marcel Taeumel is PhD student at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute at the University of … > more

Mana Taheri

Mana Taheri. Mana was born and raised in Tehran, where she studied her bachelor degree in Economics. … > more

Dr. Julia von Thienen

Julia von Thienen. Julia von Thienen was born in 1978 in Berlin. She studied psychology at the Free … > more

Prof. Uli Weinberg

Prof. Uli Weinberg. Studied fine arts and design at the Academies of Fine Arts in Munich and Berlin. … > more

Matthias Wenzel

Matthias Wenzel. Matthias Wenzel is a PhD student at the chair of Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel … > more