Brown University School of Engineering

Engineering Seminar: Engineering Design Thinking

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

12:00pm - 1:00pm

School of Engineering

Barus and Holley, 190

Hannah Chung, co-Founder and Head of Design at Sproutel, will present a talk: “From Mechanical Engineering to Design - the Sproutel Story”.

Abstract: Today, engineers and designers collaborate more closely than ever as they align on the human-centered design process. In this talk, Hannah will share her story of finding her voice as a designer and an engineer as she pursues her passion for designing for good in healthcare.

Bio: Hannah is the Co-founder and Head of Design of Sproutel, an award-winning company creating products that make meaningful health impact in the lives of patients. She has been recognized by various organizations - including “Top 15 Women to Watch in Tech” by Inc. Magazine in 2012, and one of 50 honored makers by the White House in 2014. She has also spoken at numerous conferences like Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, IDSA, Creative Mornings, and SXSW. Before co-founding Sproutel, Hannah co-founded Design for America, a national student organization that helps students solve local, social problems through human-centered design. Hannah studied Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University and enjoys challenging herself through working on various illustration projects.