Martine Stillman, Mechanical Engineering Program Lead at Synapse, was qu
Vivian is a creative mechanical engineer who is passionate about bringing ideas to life and solving real world problems through the products she creates. Vivian brings a unique perspective to product design by combining her artistic background with engineering and enjoys creating challenging products that are both functional and aesthetically beautiful. Prior to Synapse, Vivian worked at Design to Matter and Boeing. She has a broad range of experience, from working on consumer products/electronics and medical devices to satellites, UAVs, cars, and planes. In college, Vivian led the mechanical team to design, build, and race a solar car in the World Solar Challenge, a transcontinental race across the Australian Outback. When not in the office, Vivian can be found working on personal design projects at home, painting, hiking or scavenging the world for the best cup of chai tea. She holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and has three patents pending.