Faculty Directory
Greg Holderfield

Pentair - D. Eugene and Bonnie L. Nugent Clinical Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Director of the Segal Design Institute

Co-Director of the MMM Program


Ford Motor Company Engineering and Design Center
2133 Sheridan Road, G.302
Evanston, IL 60208

847-491-2987Email Greg Holderfield


Segal Design Institute


Mechanical Engineering


Master of Science in Product Design and Development Management Program

MMM Program

Master of Science in Engineering Design and Innovation Program


BFA in Industrial Design, University of Illinois

MS in Product Development, Northwestern University

Significant Recognition

  • Four “Intentional Design Excellence Awards” (IDEA), Business Week and the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA), including the "Gold" for Industrial Equipment Design
  • Two German “Red Dot” awards
  • Japan "Good Design" award
  • IF International Design Forum award

Significant Professional Service

  • Vice President of Design and Strategy at ARC Worldwide - Leo Burnett
  • Director of Strategic Design Innovation at HLB
  • Global Design Jury for the International Design Excellence Awards


Professor Holderfield also holds 21 design and utility patents.