David Gatchell is a clinical associate professor in the Segal Design Institute and directs the Manufacturing and Design Engineering (MaDE) undergraduate degree program. Gatchell comes to Northwestern from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), where he was a research assistant professor and assistant director of the Pritzker Institute of Biomedical Science and Engineering.


PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA

AB, Physics, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Research Interests

Engineering design

Significant Recognition

Winner of the Charles Deering McCormick Professorship of Teaching Excellence Awards - 2016