Chief Manufacturing Officer for UI LABS,
Executive Director of DMDII

Dean Bartles, Ph. D., FSME, FASME, is the Chief Manufacturing Officer for UI LABS and the Executive Director of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) which addresses the life cycle of digital data interchanged among a myriad of design, engineering, manufacturing and maintenance systems, and flowing across an integrated, networked manufacturing supply chain. Dean has had a distinguished 37 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.