John Ochs
biography :: conference marerials
John Ochs has been a professor of mechanical engineering at Lehigh since 1979. He founded and directed the Computer-Aided Design Labs in the mechanical engineering and mechanics department from 1980 to 2001. He won the Dupont Young Faculty Award (1979-1983) and Lehigh’s Outstanding Young Faculty Award (1985). From 1985 to 1995, Ochs did extensive industry consulting and was involved in the start-up of three companies. He directs the university’s Integrated Product Development (IPD) program, a multi-phased program in business, engineering and arts and sciences students work together to design, produce and market a new product.