Philip Doepker

Philip E. Doepker is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Dayton and the Director of the Innovation Center in the School of Engineering. He teaches capstone design courses that include multidisciplinary design, innovation and project management. Most recently, as a PI for a KEEN Grant, he has been instrumental in developing partnerships with the School of Business Administration (entrepreneurship program) and the School of Law (intellectual property) to expand the mindset of engineers to include innovation and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the University in 1984, he was an engineer and manager at Babcock and Wilcox Research. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and has served in various capacities in the Design Engineering Division (DED) and recently as chair of the division.