Inside Chang Industrial with Tim Wei, PhD - Insights from an Engineering Expert
Updated: Jan 2
Get to know Dr. Tim Wei on our newest Inside Chang Industrial feature. Dr. Wei shares his expertise on sustainable development, staying ahead of disruptive change, and some key insights on how to move forward in an era of disruptive innovation. He is a visionary thought leader and change agent. With over thirty years of experience as a researcher, educator, higher education administrator and leader in government relations, he has broad experience and a wide network of innovators and researchers across industry and premier research universities.
Dr. Wei has been building strategic public-private partnerships around critical technology challenges facing society (including healthcare for a changing society, feeding a growing global population at the nexus of advanced manufacturing and food, and 22nd century infrastructure for a world of autonomous vehicles and defense). As a former dean of engineering at two major research universities (with responsibility for ~$80M annual budgets and over 300 employees) and as Sr. Vice President for Public Affairs and Outreach at ASME, Tim has created communities at the interface of academia, industry and government. He has helped develop technology innovations and roadmaps for individual start-up companies, multi-national industry consortia and university technology R&D centers. At the same time, he has helped redirect complex underperforming organizations pivot and achieve unprecedented growth and success.
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Additional resources for learning:
What is strategic, sustainable technology disruption?
Exponential Change- Innovation in an Era of Disruption
3 Considerations for HOW to Innovate in an Era of Disruption
Technology Advancements in Food Manufacturing