tate johnson

tatej@andrew.cmu.edu

 

 

EDUCATION

BDes industrial design, minor in physical computing

Carnegie Mellon University

2019-2023

GPA 3.93 / 4

dean's list s2020 - s2022

high school dual enrollment

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2017-2019

dean's list s2018, f2018, s2019

EXPERIENCE

researcher, research assistant

Morphing Matter Lab, CMU HCII

feb 2021 - present

structures special projects captain

designer

driver interface engineer

Carnegie Mellon Racing FSAE

sep 2020 - present

industrial design intern

Avient Corporation

may 2021 - aug 2021

PUBLICATIONS

Humphrey Yang, Tate Johnson, Ke Zhong, Dinesh K. Patel, Gina Olson,

Carmel Majidi, Mohammad Islam, and Lining Yao. 2022.

ReCompFig: Designing Dynamically Reconfigurable Kinematic Devices Using Compliant Mechanisms and Tensioning Cables.

In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’22). ACM, 2022.

best paper honorable mention

Tate Johnson, Humphrey Yang, Lining Yao. 2022.

Automated Morphing Food Production for Deep Space Travel.

In Proceedings of SpaceCHI 2.0: Advancing Human-Computer Interaction for Space Exploration.

AWARDS

Lee Goldman scholarship award recipient

CMU School of Design

may 2022

 

people's choice award

CMU Graduate Entrepreneurship Hack-A-Startup hackathon

nov 2020

TEACHING

adjunct instructor, 05-499/899 Inclusive Tangible and Material Interfaces

(Lining Yao, spring 2022)