PhD in Management - Design & Innovation Students

Amal Alsahli; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2017 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2017 - Present


axa948@case.edu
 
Deepa Gopal; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2013 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2013 - Present


Deepa's research interests are primarily centered around the requirement engineering practices in software development. In particular, her work is geared towards understanding how such practices vary according to the organizational environments affecting the development process and the aftermath of such effects. She is also interested in how people and organizations perceive technology and how security considerations affect such perceptions. Deepa is a software engineer with over 7 years industry experience mainly in the automobile sector. She received her MS in IT & Automation Systems from University of Applied Sciences Esslingen, Germany and her BTech in Electronics & Communications Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, University of Kerala, India.


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Ram Gullapalli; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2017 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2017 - Present


rag152@case.edu
 
Rachel Hellgren; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2015 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2015 - Present


rkh40@case.edu
 
Kipum Lee; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2010 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2010 - Present


Kip is interested in the role of design in bringing together the various divisions of an organization into a unified and beautiful whole. As the Head of Design embedded within a mid-sized organization, his research focuses on exploring and articulating the ways in which design - through project work and interactions with managers - can lead to organizational change. Kip has a BAS in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania and a MDes in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon University.


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Xinyu Li; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2016 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2016 - Present


Appreciating the wonder of digital world, Xinyu is interested in inquiring the form of digital innovations. Taking an organizational genetics approach, he seeks to use data mining and social network techniques to discover the latent patterns of digital innovation activities, to explore the association of the innovation initiators, and to identify the DNA of innovative digital artifacts. In addition, his research involves digital strategy on a corporate level. Xinyu holds a B.S. in Supply Chain and Information Systems and a B.S. in Economics from Pennsylvania State University. Before joining the program, he was trained as a doctoral student in Temple University for one year.


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Junlin Long; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2017 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2017 - Present


jxl1760@case.edu
 
Eduardo Milrud; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2010 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2010 - Present


Eduardo’s passion for design has taken him from designing products and experiences to the design of processes and organizational frameworks. Currently his research is focused on conceptualizing design as mediation between agency and structure. He believes that by exploring and understanding the interplay between constrains and enablements at a project and individual level, more effective and positive frameworks for design and the designer could be developed. Before starting his PhD at Weatherhead School of Management, Eduardo’s professional experience includes corporate and consulting design responsibility, as well as teaching positions. He holds an M.S. from Art Center College of Design, and MBA from John Carroll and a B.S. from Universidad de Buenos Aires.


exm244@case.edu
 
George Mount; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2016 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2016 - Present


gxm204@case.edu
 
Jing Tang; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2016 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2016 - Present


Jing is interested in the areas of digital entrepreneurship, innovation management, and technology management & strategy. More specifically, the welfare impact of the Internet and smartphone technologies, and the business impact of digital innovation. Jing received her master in strategic management from EMLyon Business School, France and BS in information system & information management from University of Science and Technology of China.


jxt454@case.edu
 
Kesha Wu; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2015 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2015 - Present


Kesha is interested in innovation and designing information systems. Her recent research focuses on how to design an information system to stimulate creativity in organizations. She believes that recent IS design for creativity should not only include cognitive factors, but also emotional factors. By exploring emotional factors, more effective creativity stimulation system could be developed. She also studied in Technische Universität Berlin as an exchange student and ever took courses from Humboldt Universität. When she was in Germany, she visit many famous companies and factories. These experiences roused her passion for design and innovation. She also worked in a manufacturing company around 5 years and has rich experience in factory management.


kxw312@case.edu
 
Binhuan Xie; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2014 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2014 - Present


Binhuan is interested in organizational innovation and design, especially how design and innovation were taken place in the start-ups in China. She is now exploring the new organizational models that better supporting entrepreneurship and innovation in the shifting market. Previously she worked in a start-up in Beijing. She holds a BA in Art and Design from Fudan University, and an MDes in Interaction Design from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


bxx48@case.edu
 
Lee Zickel; PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 
            2013 
            - Present
                
            ; 
     Weatherhead School of Management

PhD Management - Design & Innovation, 2013 - Present


lxz11@case.edu