John Farris
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John Farris is currently an assistant professor in the Padnos School of Engineering at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at Lehigh University and his Doctorate at the University of Rhode Island. He has seven years of college engineering teaching experience as well as three years of industrial design experience. His teaching interests lie in product design, first year design, design for manufacture and assembly, and manufacturing processes. Dr. Farris is also involved in the development and delivery of a graduate new product development course. This interdisciplinary course brings together graduate students in engineering and business to design and market innovative new products.