Professor Tahira Reid

Assistant Professor
Purdue University
Tahira Reid
Tahira Reid is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering(M.E.) at Purdue University. Her research interests include developing methods that help engineers think critically about perception-based factors and their impact on design solutions. She completed a postdoctoral position in M.E. at Iowa State University. In 2010, she received her PhD from the University of Michigan in Design Science, with M.E. and Psychology as her focus areas. She received her BS and MS degrees in M.E. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2000 and 2004, respectively. She has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, the Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, and other media outlets.
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