Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

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Anna Abovyan

Anna Abovyan

Adjunct Professor

Pittsburgh, PA


Anna is a UX design and research consultant who finds joy in helping multi-disciplinary teams create opportunities for rewarding human-technology collaborations. She is interested in multimodal product ecosystems, graceful human-computer interactions, and thoughtful applications of artificial intelligence. Anna works with a variety of corporate, startup, and academic clients, focusing primarily on Healthcare Technology. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Anna held UX leadership roles at 3M and PPG. Anna teaches graduate students at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Integrated Innovation Institute and co-chairs the Pittsburgh chapter of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA)

  • Visual Communication for Innovators 
  • Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics & Informatics from the Russian-Armenian State University