Rob Englert

MFA Class of 2009
Founder and Principal Designer at Ram Industrial Design, Inc

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Biography

Rob Englert is the principal and founder of ram industrial design, an award winning design consultancy specializing in consumer products, user interactions and experiences. ram is focused on solving complex problems through critical thinking, design and technology. Rob taught at Syracuse University for ten years, is named on over 40 patents and has designed everything from flashlights to aircraft seating. Rob has designed hundreds of products for clients such as Alcoa, Bose, Carrier, Energizer, Honeywell, Kodak, Safety 1st, and Welch Allyn. In addition to an MFA from RIT, Rob also holds BFA in ID from the Columbus College of Art & Design. Rob has guest lectured on design and technology at several colleges and universities including Yale, SUNY ESF and most recently the University of Oregon. Rob is also the founder of D-Build an online marketplace for reclaimed materials and products made from them as well as a founding partner of the Adirondack FireStone Company.