Dr. David H. Domermuth


  • PhD, Engineering, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

  • Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Teaching and Research Interest(s)

  • Dr. Domermuth teaches the engineering related classes for Industrial Design. These include Human Factors, Theory based - Materials and Processes, Design for Manufacturing, and Product Systems Design. His primary research consists of testing cycling equipment and learning about cultures worldwide. He studies cultures by bike packing a few thousand miles each summer. 

Professional Affiliation(s)

  • Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

Publication(s) and/or Exhibition(s)

  • Understanding Visceral Design, Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology, February, 2018, Volume 4, Edition 1, ISSN: 2574-8114

  • Practicality of Creative Design: Innovative Teaching Strategies of Profit Analysis for Applied Design Projects, at the 11th International Conference on Design Principals and Practices, 2017, Toronto, Canada. (March 1-5)

  • What makes it "Sexy Design" at the 47th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, 18-21, 2016, Raleigh Convention, NC.

Something Fun

  • When I am not at ASU I am home gardening or cycling.

Title: Professor of Industrial Design
Department: Department of Applied Design

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6359

Fax: (828) 265-8696

Office address
Kerr Scott Hall 213B