Mike North - Advisor - Engineering and Industrial Design PDF Print E-mail

Mike NorthDr. North holds bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in engineering with focuses on mechanical design, rapid prototyping, and nanotechnology.  He’s published in a half dozen major scientific journals, including the journal Nature; and continues to speak internationally on design and innovation.  Mike masterminded builds on the Discovery Channel show Prototype This!, where he led teams of crack inventors, scientists, builders, and engineers to create never before seen spectacles of engineering.  Inventions ranged from an omni-directionally driving stilt lifting traffic busting truck to a 30-foot tall waterslide simulator to cutting-edge lifesaving fire fighting equipment.  Currently Mike is bringing innovation to the toy industry as Chief Technology Officer at Nukotoys, Inc.; runs his own design consultancy, North Design Labs, LLC; and is founder and director of reallocate.org, a non-profit that uses expertise in the developed world to solve real world problems in developing countries.

 
 

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