Andrew is Innovation & Design Coach at Trig, industrial design firm specializing in consumer insights, design, and branding for medical, durable and consumer products. His background includes NYC motion picture set design, medical device development, and 12 years on the Biomedical Engineering faculty at UNC & NC State. His students’ coursework led to multiple startups including 410 Medical and winning national competitions from NCEES, NIH, and VentureWell. He founded the NC Medical Device Organization and co-founded EG-Gilero, worked for Alaris Medical Systems as a design engineer, served as Business Advisor and Speaker for the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, an advisor to the NIH C3i Program, Director of Duke NeuroInnovations, and on the planning team for BME IDEA. He holds a BS in Physics, English Literature, and Secondary Education from UNC Charlotte, an MS in BME from UNC Chapel Hill's Medical School, and a Ph.D. from the UNC/NCSU BME Department.
- Panel: The Art & Science of Prototyping on the Path to Approving Great Products
- Thursday, October 24 • 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM