Julie Linsey

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Educational Background

  • PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, December 2007          
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2005
  • B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, April 2001

Contact Information

Room: MaRC 253
Tel.: 404-385-0106
E-Mail: julie.linsey(at)me.gatech.edu

Research Interests

  • Design Cognition
  • Engineering Design Theory and Methods
  • Engineering Innovation and Creativity
  • Design by Analogy / Bioinspired Design
  • Engineering Education  

Dr. Linsey focuses on the development of new methods and tools to support the early phases of the design process with a particular focus on innovation and conceptual design. Her research is an integration of engineering design and cognitive psychology to study design cognition. Her research seeks to understand designers' cognitive processes with the goal of creating better tools and approaches to enhance innovation.  She focuses on development of new methods and tools to support the early phases of the design process with a particular focus on innovation and conceptual design.