Samuel Cochran (Industrial Design, Alumnus)

GROW, (2005), solar/wind panels

Cochran designed GROW, a leaf-like solar-energy delivery device, for his senior thesis. With the help of the Pratt Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation, Cochran and his sister Teresita formed SMIT to market this and other innovations. GROW is now in the permanent collection ot The Museum of Modern Art and Forbes magazine named Cochran one of the "30 under 30" for its list of "tomorrow's brightest starts" in art and design.