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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Linda Borghesani

Part-Time Lecturer

Linda Borghesani

Part-Time Lecturer

Phone 617.947.8402
Robinson Hall, Room 150
200 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
user interface design, usability, customer experience, innovation and strategy, mobile devices, human factors, customer research
Biography: 

Linda Borghesani has built her career performing and designing user interfaces and conducting customer research for over 27 years.  She currently works as a User Experience Strategist at Verizon designing products and services to ensure world-class user experiences. She started teaching at Tufts School of Engineering in 2016.  She graduated with a BS and MS in Human Factors from Tufts School of Engineering when Tufts was one of the few universities to offer this program. Linda holds 30 patents and has had several publications.

Education: 
M.S., Engineering Design (Human Factors), Tufts University, 1990
B.S., Engineering Design (Human Factors), Tufts University, 1988
Professional Experience: 
2016-present

Part-Time Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2009 – present

Manager, User Experience Strategist, Verizon Wireless

2000-2009

Senior User Experience Designer, Verizon Communications

1990-2000

User Interface Designer, MITRE

1996-1997

UI Consultant, Data Translation, Vignette Corporations

1987-1990

User Interface Engineer, Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Professional Memberships: 
Special Interest Group in Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI)
User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA)
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
ENP-0061 Human Factors & Ergonomics