Steve Visser, IDSA | Purdue University
IDSA Indiana Chapter Vice Chair: 2012-2013
Steve Visser, IDSA is a professor of industrial design at Purdue University and has been on faculty since 1989. In 1996 he served as a Fulbright professor at the University of Art and Design Helsinki. In 2007 he was named honorary professor at Nanjing University of Science and Technology in Nanjing China. Before teaching, he worked as an industrial designer at Hari and Associates in Skokie, IL. He received a master’s in fine arts in industrial design in 1988 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Visser has received six patents for designs he has worked on. Additionally, he has served as an expert witness on patent infringement cases involving a variety of companies, including 3M, Diebold, Fisher Price and Intex recreational products.