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Team Mentors

We are very grateful to our team mentors who volunteer their time each week to provide outside expertise during team meetings.

All mentors can be reached by email using the general general mentor mailing list.
Mentors for a specific can be reached by email using team mentor lists.
To reach individual mentors please see the appropriate team page (linked in the team column below).

Team

Mentor Company Area of expertise

Red
T(2-5)

Brandon Hopkins
Brent Boswell
Phillip Davis
Eduardo Carrillo
Ethan Pease
MIT
Neumitra
Lincoln Lab
MIT
Cooper Perkins
 
Mechanical engineering
 
Manufacturing design, quality
Electrical systems, wireless

Green
T(7-10)

Greg Cappiello
Xenia Antipova 
Jeff Mekler
Nick Dupey
Josh Ramos
Lincoln Lab
Athena Health
 
IDEO
MIT
Optics, mechanics, IP
 
Mechanical design
Communication designer
 
Silver
T(7-10)
Alison Olechowski
Wincy Du
Jeffrey Senez
Victor Lesniewski
Douglas Sanchez
MIT
San Jose State University
Atlas Devices, Tandem
MIT
MIT
PD processes
Mechanical design
Industrial design
 
 

Blue
W(2-5)

Rob Podoloff
Zhu Xingjie (Roger)
James Penn
Chris Evans
Dawn Wendell
IPSUMM, Inc.
Involution Studios
MIT
Cooper Perkins
MIT
Product design
Industrial design
Mechanical design
Robotics and medical
Mechanical & bio engineering

Yellow
W(2-5)

Michael Zervas
Robin Miller
David Perry
Tom Burrow 
Elisabeth Schmidt
Julien Aknin
Lincoln Lab
 
Boston Device
Sonabos Technologies
TU Munich
Cooper Perkins
 
Mechanical design
 
 
PD processes
Machine design

Pink
W(7-10)

David Tardiff
Damas Limoge
Ron Rosenberg
Jessica Artiles
Chris Mills
Lincoln Lab
Lincoln Lab
MIT
MIT
Helmet Hub
 
Mechancial design and RP
Mechanical design
Design education
Product development

Orange
Tr(9-12)

Joseph Edwards
Eric Statz
Ramya Swamy
Sarah Kaiser
Ilan Moyer
Emily Twaddell
Lincoln Lab
Lincoln Lab
MIT
Involution Studios
Taktia
Involution Studios
 
 
 
UI design
 
Designer

Purple
Tr(2-5)

Thomas Sebastian
David Schoon 
Chacha Durazo
Paula Countouris
Arthur Petron
Lincoln Lab
Boston Device
 
Lincoln Lab
MIT
Aero, additive mfg
Product design
 
 
Mechanical design