Alexandra Timmons

Alexandra Timmons
Alexandra Timmons she/her/hers
Staff Research Engineer


  • M.S., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois, 2021
  • B.S., Civil/Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, 2018


Alex Timmons is a Visiting Staff Research Engineer with the Illinois Applied Research Institute. She received a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as an M.S. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering with a focus on Contextual Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Alex is working to expand the field of Contextual Innovation and Process through a variety of outlets including field research and cross-disciplinary project partnerships. Through contextual evaluations, CIP works to ensure harmonious collaboration between project clients, designers, and all other stakeholders, resulting in more sustainable project outcomes.

Research Areas

  • Contextual Innovation and Process

Recent Courses Taught

  • ABE 469 - Industry-Linked Design Project