Andy Dong
Oregon State University

Andy Dong is a professor of mechanical engineering at Oregon State University. His research addresses strategy in the design and innovation of engineered products and systems. His research aims to explain the impact of design strategy on productivity and the betterment potential of new products. His background in artificial intelligence in design has led him to collaborative work across a wide range of topics in behavioral economics, cognition, and computational fabrication. Considered around the world as an expert in design strategy, he has provided advice to major international telecommunications, financial services, and civil aviation companies. He was awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship in 2010, one of the most prestigious research fellowships in Australia, and appointed the inaugural Warren Centre Chair for Engineering Innovation at the University of Sydney in 2012. Prior to joining Oregon State, he was the Professor and Chair of the MBA in Design Strategy program at California College of the Arts and an Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley. He is an Associate Editor for the journal Design Studies. He received his BS, MS, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.