Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

Integrated Innovation Institute

Brian Shyu

Brian Shyu

Adjunct Professor

Pittsburgh, PA


Brian is a recovering engineer turned designer passionate about all things creative, strongly believing in the intersection of design, technology, and marketing. He has a broad experience in product design, service design, mechanical engineering, and brand strategy and has worked on challenges related to energy and industrial safety. Brian is also a 2014 graduate of the Institute's MIIPS program.

In addition to his role at the Integrated Innovation Institute, Brian works as the UX Design Manager at Eaton where he leads the global design organization focused on designing human-centered products and services. Previously, he worked at MSA, the Safety Company for six years as a global product designer.

In his free time, you'll most likely find him at a coffee shop, enjoying sushi, or traveling.

Areas of Expertise

Design Strategy, Brand Strategy, UX Design, Industrial Design

Integrated Innovation Courses

  • Career Planning for Integrated Innovators


  • Master of Product Development (now Master of Integrated Innovation for Products & Services) - Carnegie Mellon University, Integrated Innovation Institute

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University


  • Best in Show: Altair 4XR - National Safety Council (2017)
  • Best Product: Altair 4XR - National Safety Council's Safety+Health (2017)