Dean Bartles, Ph. D.

Meet speaker: Dean Bartles

Dean Bartles, Ph. D., FSME, FASME, is the Senior Technology Advisor to ASME and the former Chief Manufacturing Officer for UI LABS and the founding Executive Director of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) as well as the founding Chairman of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition.

Dr. Bartles also currently serves as the 2016 President of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the 2016-2017 President of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute. Dr. Bartles has had a distinguished 38-year career in manufacturing, implementing multi-million dollar programs domestically and internationally, and setting up manufacturing operations in Egypt, Turkey, and the US. His responsibilities have included managing research and development, technology transfer, program management, and manufacturing operations.