Main research topic:
Innovation in Engineering Design
Current research work:
- Empathic Experience Design for Breaking Barriers to Innovation
- Studying Design methodologies that create avenues for original and creative product design
Refereed Conference Papers
N. Genco, D. Johnson, C.C. Seepersad, and K. Holtta-Otto, “A Study of the Effectiveness of Empathic Experience Design as a Creativity Technique,” Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2011, pp. 1-9.
D.G. Johnson, M.N. Saunders, C.C. Seepersad, and K. Holtta-Otto, “The Effects of Empathic Experiences on Concept Generation Techniques,” Proceedings of the 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, GA: 2011, pp. 1-7.
Graduate courses taken:
Design Theory and Mathematical Techniques
The Enterprise of Technology: From Mind to Market (High-Tech Entrepreneurship)
- Finalist, 2011 Idea to Product Competition - University of Texas at Austin
- Honorable Mention, Department of Mechanical Engineering 2011 Research Poster Contest - University of Texas at Austin
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics Minor
Baylor University, 2010