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Bernard Roth
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Bernard Roth is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering. Roth is one of the founders of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (the d.school) and is active in its development: currently, he serves as Academic Director. His design interests include organizing and presenting workshops on creativity, group interactions, and the problem solving process. Formerly he researched the kinematics, dynamics, control, and design of computer controlled mechanical devices. In kinematics, he studied the mathematical theory of rigid body motions and its application to the design of machines.

He received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia in 1962, and has received numerous academic honors including an Honorary PhD from the University of Paris (Pierre & Marie Curie), in 2007.

Professor Roth's new book, The Achievement Habit, was released in July 2015. Click here for more information.

Further information is available from his website