Dean Bacalzo

Assistant Professor
Industrial Design Program



IND 1308 Introduction to Industrial Design

IND 2300 Industrial Design Fundamentals

IND 2301 Model Design


Education Background

M.S., Design focus on Human Factors and User Observation Arizona State University
May 2006
Certificate, Project and Program Management University of California – Santa Cruz
August 1998
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana May 1987


Publications/scholarly and creative work

Coordinating Opportunistic Interdisciplinary Projects Across Single-Discipline Capstone Courses
International Journal of Engineering Education
Joint publication
December, 2018
Innovative Fundraising: Creating a Franchise Ownership Program North American Business Press
Research paper
Fall 2011
Technical Drawing for Industrial Designers: Tutorial and Workbook SDC Publications
Accepted for publication pending completion
Fall 2010
Evaluation of the Datahand keyboard as an input device for musical expression for children ages six through eleven
Master’s Thesis, Arizona State University


Presentations and Exhibits

KEEN Engineering Mindset as the Spark to Teach and Develop Supporting Mindsets
KEEN Engineering Unleashed National Conference
Dallas, TX
January, 2020 – Accepted the Approval
Educating the Next Generation of Designers Paris Design Summit
February 20, 2019
The Future of Design Education IDSA West Conference, Portland, OR April 23, 2017
Preparing Creative Design Students for Success: The Application of Science-Based Teaching Methods for Student Learning and Student Assessment
One Voice International Conference for Educators, Denver, CO June 11-13, 2010