Exponent Welcomes Dr. Kim Blair
September 27, 2017
Dr. Kim Blair has joined the Mechanical Engineering Practice in our Natick, MA office. Dr. Blair has extensive experience in the development of innovative solutions to challenging technical problems in academic, start-up, small-medium enterprise, and large corporate cultures. His specific expertise lies in the sports industry, where he works with clients on strategic planning, research and development, new product innovation, engineering design and analysis, measurement of product performance and technical program management. Dr. Blair also consults with clients on intellectual property issues related to strategy, validity and infringement.

In academia, Dr. Blair has over a decade of experience in developing and delivering innovative, hands-on educational programs in engineering, product development process, and innovation process. He was the Founding Director of the Sports Innovation Program at MIT, and currently holds a Visiting Professorship in the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering at Loughborough University in the UK. He also has held an appointment in the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Department. Previously, he worked at Moldyn, Inc., a consultancy applying aerospace analysis techniques to the fields of biomechanics and computational chemistry. He also worked as an aerospace engineer at the NASA Johnson Space Center.