La Verne Abe Harris

La Verne Abe Harris

La Verne Abe Harris received her PhD from the University of Arizona, and her Master of Technology (MT) from Arizona State University. Dr. Harris has been privileged to participate in scholarly activities and teach at Purdue University as a tenured associate professor of computer graphics technology. She also previously taught at Arizona State University as an assistant professor of graphic information technology.

Dr. Harris is the founder of the IDEA Laboratory, which is a creative thinking, interactive media, and animation research and development laboratory. Prior to her role as a university professor, she was an industry leader in the roles of art director, creative director, production manager, and business owner. One of the author’s most enjoyable roles was introducing a cutting-edge interactive digital technology product in a joint venture with Toronto newspapers in collaboration with Canada, Japan, and states such as Arizona, California, Nevada, Florida, and Hawaii.

Idea Engineering: Creative Thinking and Innovation

Idea Engineering: Creative Thinking and Innovation
Print Price: 
$49.95
E-book Price: 
$29.95
In Stock Date: 
01/14/2014

La Verne Abe Harris

Engineers and technologists often operate from a worldview of 'ones and zeros.' This book will interject the colorful world of creative thinking to help engineers and technologists learn to think and work differently. Thus, 'idea engineering' becomes the driving force, transforming engineers and technologists into innovators and entrepreneurs, using case studies and anecdotes from first-hand experience.