Anastasia Ostrowski is a Research Support Staff at the Personal Robots Group. Anastasia received Master’s and Bachelor degrees in 2017 and 2016 respectively from the University of Michigan in biomedical engineering. Her master’s research focused on Design Heuristics in biomedical engineering education and how engineering students’ engage in idea generation and the design space. In the group, she contributes to projects related to curiosity, growth mindset, and social connections between robots and people. Other research interests include design education, front-end design tools, and human-centered design.