I am Dr. Ada-Rhodes Short and I want to help you bring your idea out of your brain and into reality. I have a PhD in mechanical engineering with a research focus on robotics, design, and decision making and nearly a decade of industry experience working on best-selling and award-winning products. My portfolio includes Sphero’s App Enabled BB-8, Misty Robotics’ Misty, and Lora DiCarlo’s Osé.

If you need help:

Designing a Consumer Electronic Product
Solving a Difficult Automation or Robotics Problem
Making Complex Strategic Decisions

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Bringing your Prototype to Production
Mentoring and Professional Development

Getting an Idea Out of Your Head and Into the World

Then please reach out.

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Dr. Short’s CV

Professional Experience Engineering Instructor, Oregon State University April 2018-Present Teaching ENGR 248 and ME 383, for both of these classes I developed new curriculum materials that focused on the different ways students learn. Senior Mechatronic Design Engineer, Lora DiCarlo April 2018-January 2020 Integrated design of consumer electronic products from concept through manufacture, managing junior engineering … Continue reading Dr. Short’s CV

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