Keith Stanfill
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Keith Stanfill is the director of the University of Florida's Integrated Product and Process Design program. Dr. Stanfill has over ten years industrial experience with United Technologies, including seven years with Pratt & Whitney and three years with Carrier Corporation. As an engineer at Pratt & Whitney, he designed gas turbine hardware for fighter aircraft – most recently the Joint Strike Fighter. At Carrier, he served as a key resource to the New Product Development Council Steering Committee, facilitated Design for X (DFx) workshops internationally, developed business process linkages between new product development and lean manufacturing, and developed and implemented manufacturing systems software. He received his PhD in 1995 from the University of Florida Department of Mechanical Engineering. His interests include technology transfer, product development, design education, and DFx. He is a registered professional engineer (Florida) and member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Engineering Education.