Chad Kennedy

Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2880
Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2880
Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2880

Biography

Chad Kennedys experience spans entrepreneurship, engineering research, project management and advanced technology application in industry. His expertise stems from spending the last 22+ years working in the field of engineering. His early career began working in various engineering design, testing and astronaut training capacities at NASA Johnson Space Center. After, Kennedy joined the start-up, VI Technology Inc., an automation and testing systems firm, and helped establish the Silicon Valley office and operations. VI Technology was later acquired by Aeroflex, Inc. Kennedy was the co-founder and CEO of the start-up company, Restorative Biosciences Inc., an early stage company that focused on developing anti-fouling, anti-inflammatory coatings and therapeutics for ophthalmic applications.

Kennedy is currently a lecturer in the technology entrepreneurship and management (TEM) program in the Polytechnic School, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and former national chair andpProfessor of biomedical engineering technology at DeVry University. Kennedy sat on national Association for Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) educational committee and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Academic Council. Kennedy holds a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in addition to masters and doctorate degrees in Bioengineering from Arizona State University.

Outside of academics, Kennedy mentors and consults with many technology start-up companies such as (Invoytech, Picmonics, Quantified Logic LLC, Perioendoscopy LLC, etc.).

Education

  • Ph.D. Bioengineering, Arizona State University
  • Masters degree. Bioengineering, Arizona State University
  • Bachelors degree. Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas-Austin

Research Interests

  • Technology and Engineering based Entrepreneurship
  • Lean Based Design and Development
  • Creativity and Innovation Development and Intersections with Worldview, Neuroscience, and Mindset
  • Medical Device Entrepreneurship
  • Complex Adaptive Systems Approach to Engineering Education
  • Complexity Science, Computation and Engineering Discoveries and their Philosophical Implications

Courses

Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
OMT 570 Advanced Project Management
TMC 584 Internship
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
TEM 250 Design Methodology
TMC 410 Enterprise Operations
TEM 431 Innovation Management
TEM 531 Disruptive Innov & Tech Evol
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
TEM 230 Creativity/Business Innovation
TEM 250 Design Methodology
TMC 410 Enterprise Operations
TEM 493 Honors Thesis
TMC 593 Applied Project
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
TEM 250 Design Methodology
TEM 494 Special Topics
TEM 598 Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
TEM 230 Creativity/Business Innovation
TEM 250 Design Methodology
TMC 410 Enterprise Operations
TMC 593 Applied Project
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
TMC 584 Internship
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
TEM 230 Creativity/Business Innovation
TMC 410 Enterprise Operations
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
TEM 250 Design Methodology
TEM 431 Innovation Management
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480 Senior Project
TEM 531 Disruptive Innov & Tech Evol
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
TEM 230 Creativity/Business innovation
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480 Senior Project
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
TEM 250 Design Methodology
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480 Senior Project
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TMC 480 Senior Project

Professional Associations

Member ASEE BMES Former Member AIMBE Former Education Board Member for Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) IEEE ASME

Consulting

Consulting Clients:

  • Law Firms for accident recreations
  • Perioendoscopy, LLC.
  • Invoytech, LLC.
  • National Rural Health Resource Center- Rural Health Innovations

 

Board

  • Former AZBio Board Member and Co-chair of Workforce Development
  • Former PerioEndoscopy, LLC. Board Member
  • Former AAMI Curriculum Committee Board Member

Industry Positions

  • Chief Technology Officer, PerioEndoscopy, LLC dba OraVu, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Founder and CEO, Restorative Biosciences, Inc., Chandler, AZ
  • Design and Development Integration Engineer for VI Technology, Inc. (Acquired by Aeroflex), Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Design Engineer/Test Engineer for NASA Johnsons Space Center, Houston, TX.

Pro Bono

Mentor/ Advisor for many ASU student lead start-ups and companies via Venture Devils and externally.