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Claire Tushak

UX Researcher

Claire’s unique engineering background involving building physical prototypes to be used in participant research allows her to bring valuable design-driven product insights to each project. Her engineering experience with various phases of product design and development allows her to see a bigger picture of devices and the vitality of focusing on the user’s experience throughout this entire process. She is passionate about human factors research in the medical device industry. Claire has a BS in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I am willing to travel far and wide to see bands I like perform live.

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

Pittsburgh, PA! It's quirky and feels like home with all of the wonderful people I met there throughout college.

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

Evolve my sewing skills.

Best piece of advice you’ve been given:

Be a sponge.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include...

Maya Hawke, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Enjoying a cup of coffee, on the best days with lavender simple syrup.

Favorite TV show:

The Wilds

What fictional family would you like to join?

The found family of Apartment 4D from New Girl.
Read Claire's bold insights
September 19, 2023

Our global AI study taught us a lot, including that human translators are still key to quality translation and the research it supports.

August 31, 2023

Speech technology helps UX researchers bridge linguistic and cultural barriers. Effective use, however, depends on balancing the roles of humans and tech.

August 18, 2023

Generative AI can speed up repetitive research tasks, but it’s still hard to trust each output. Our global AI study measures the concrete impact.

June 27, 2023

China and the European Union are regulating AI ethics. The mandate for medtech design teams: build AI-powered products that meet ethics standards and inspire user trust.


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