Cagan, Kotovsky, and Students Win Best Paper at ASME Conference-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Cagan, Kotovsky, and Students Win Best Paper at ASME Conference

Ian Tseng, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, Jarrod Moss, who earned his Ph.D. in psychology at Carnegie Mellon, Mechanical Engineering Professor Jonathan Cagan and Psychology Professor Ken Kotovsky won the Best Paper Award at the ASME's 2008 Design Theory and Methodology Conference in New York. Their paper is entitled "Overcoming Blocks In Conceptual Design: The Effects Of Open Goals And Analogical Similarity On Idea Generation." This is the second time that Cagan, Kotovsky and their students have won the award.