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Judy Lee

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“I love power tools. Love, love, love, love, love.”


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Judy Lee is an engineer and product designer who loves to build stuff and get dirty.


Judy is a TV host on PBS’s “Design Squad Nation” where she makes engineering fun and accessible for kids.

Empowerment Tools

Judy Lee takes the idea of a lazy Susan and builds her favorite toy ever.

Go and Play

Judy Lee hosts a TV show where she makes kids' wishes come true.

30 Second Science with Judy Lee

We give Judy Lee 30 seconds to describe her engineering work and she puts the two sides of her brain together.

10 Questions for Judy Lee

We ask Judy Lee 10 questions and she shows off her "strength."
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Blog Posts

Judy Lee’s “How to make a blow-up tent”
A Favorite Piece of Equipment
Embrace The Dirt
Ask Judy Your Questions
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Secret Life Snap Shot #16
Secret Life Snap Shot #17


About Judy Lee

Judy brings her engineering and industrial design experience together to create useful and elegant products. Judy is the host of PBS’ “Design Squad Nation.”

Original funding for "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" was provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.