Hali Simmons

Hali Simmons

3D Lab, Assistant Manager


Hali Simmons helps manage the 3D Lab within the School of Design. Overseeing the methods, tools, materials, facilities, and training used to create physical prototypes and models by the students and faculty in the School of Design.

Hali received their BFA from the University of Texas at Austin with a focus in material applications. They have since worked primarily as a fabricator, collaborating with SpaceX, building large scale steel and wooden structures, and creating and repairing stained glass in both Scotland and Pittsburgh. Hali has taught a wide range of subjects from sustainability to ceramics at TedX, astronomy events, and community centers, and cares deeply about community education.

Hali enjoys foraging, fashion, and fiber arts, and you can find them mending something every Monday.