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About David G. Ullman
David G. Ullman is an internationally recognized expert on product design and decision making best practices He recently published the 6th edition of "The Mechanical Design Process", the leading text used to teach engineers the processes of product design. He is the author of "Making Robust Decisions", a compendium of decision making wisdom.
He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University, and was Professor of Mechanical Design at Oregon State University for 20 years. He is a Life Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and founder of its Design Theory and Methodology committee.
He has founded two corporations to commercialize his ideas. The first company manufactured personal transportation products, grew to seven digit annual sales, and became the largest manufacturer in its field. He served as CEO over the first years of the corporation and as chairman of the board for life of the organization. The products Ullman designed for this company won national awards.
The second corporation Ullman founded developed software, training and facilitation material around his Robust Decisions concepts.
He holds five patents and has others pending.