Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.
All times listed below are PST (Pacific Standard Time).
Andrew J. DiMeo, Sr., Ph.D. is a Lifelong Learner in the art of Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship. He is Founder & CEO at CanvasGT, a software company with a multisite collaboration design and productivity solution. He serves as Innovation & Design Coach for industrial design firm Trig. He is a consultant for BiocomX where he is a business advisor for the NIH C3i Program and Team Lead for the NIH RADx Initiative. Andrew also teaches a course in social innovation and entrepreneurship at the NC State College of Humanities and Social Sciences. His design background started in the New York City Motion Picture Industry before transitioning to 20+ years in Medical Devices. For 12 years, Andrew taught design at UNC & NC State Biomedical Engineering. His students’ coursework led to multiple startups including 410-Medical, Contour Surgical, Augment Medical, Novocor Medical Systems, and the Medical Innovators Collaborative (MEDIC). Notable previous experiences include co-founder of design and manufacturing firm Gilero, starting the nonprofit trade association NCMD, serving as business advisor for the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation's "Coulter College," and Director for Duke NeuroInnovations.