Yakira Mirabito

PhD candidate

Yakira is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Her research interests include decision making, bias in engineering design, and engineering education. She holds a B.S. (2018) in Materials Science and Engineering and a Design Certificate from Northwestern University. In her free time, Yakira enjoys skiing and visiting art galleries.


Examining the Design Actions and Reasoning Factors That Impact Design Performance

Investigating How Engineers and Designers Communicate Design Rationale

Design Strategies that Work: How Engineers Use Sequential Decision Making to Improve Design Performance in Concept Selection

Factors Impacting Highly Innovative Designs - Idea Fluency, Timing, and Order

Connecting Design Actions, Reasoning, and Outcomes in Concept Selection

The Role of Idea Fluency and Timing on Highly Innovative Design Concepts