Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, ME-PHD (2016)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, ME-MS (2002)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • Where to Look and Who to Be Designing Attention and Identity for Search-and-Rescue Robots 8th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Dole, L. D., Sirkin, D. M., Currano, R. M., Murphy, R. R., Nass, C. I. IEEE. 2013: 119–120
  • A Framework for Reflective Practice in Innovative Design INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION Currano, R. M., Steinert, M. 2012; 28 (2): 270-274
  • CHARACTERIZING REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN DESIGN - WHAT ABOUT THOSE IDEAS YOU GET IN THE SHOWER? 18th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED) Currano, R. M., Steinert, M., Leifer, L. J. DESIGN SOC. 2011: 374–383
  • UNDERSTANDING IDEALOGGING: THE USE AND PERCEPTION OF LOGBOOKS WITHIN A CAPSTONE ENGINEERING DESIGN COURSE 17th International Conference on Engineering Design Currano, R., Leifer, L. DESIGN SOC. 2009: 323–331
  • An experiment in design pedagogy transfer across cultures and disciplines 6th Mudd Design Workshop Skogstad, P. L., Currano, R. M., Leifer, L. J. TEMPUS PUBLICATIONS. 2008: 367–76