Frances Yan



Job: scientist
Frances Yan is an interdisciplinary designer and mechanical engineer with international experience collaborating with product designers and technologists. She has worked on multi-disciplinary product development teams in the US, Asia, and Europe to create novel applications and services in healthcare, clean tech, and energy. Frances specializes in matching needs to technologies through an iterative and agile design approach grounded in human-centered design and 2D/3D prototyping. Frances received a dual M.A./M.Sc. in Innovation Design Engineering from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College, London, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley. She is a native San Franciscan and occasional experimental baker.