EnVision Maker Studio Faculty Director
Delson serves as a resource for UC San Diego faculty who are creating experiential courses for the EnVision Maker Studio. For more than 16 years, Delson has been educating mechanical engineers at UC San Diego through project-based learning in laboratory settings that combine thinking and making, including MAE 3 for freshman and the capstone course MAE 156B. Delson has taught students how to learn to construct everything from robots to clocks, to medical devices. He is also engaged in programs and initiatives that encourage students to bring their ideas and inventions to market. After his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at UC San Diego, Delson earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at MIT.
EnVision Maker Studio Staff Director
DeWald is an engineer, educator and entrepreneur. As director of the maker studio, he helps develop educational projects, works directly with faculty and teaching assistants, and empowers students to use the studio to the fullest extent possible. Before joining UC San Diego in 2015, DeWald helped design and implement a fast-growing, NSF-funded engineering education program for high school students in Texas. DeWald has more than seven years of industry work experience in research and development, large-scale manufacturing and product design. DeWald earned his mechanical engineer degree at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City.