Chair, Integrative Systems + Design
Associate Chair & Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Effective July 19, Diann Brei is the Chair of Integrative Systems + Design. Brei is also a Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education of Mechanical Engineering. She received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and her B.S.E. in Computer Systems Engineering from Arizona State University. Her research interests include design, smart materials and structures, sensor and actuator design, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), structural dynamics, vibration and noise control, microfabrication techniques for electroactive materials, and optimization of transducers and smart structures. Currently, Diann serves as the Program Director for ISD's Design Science Doctoral Program.