Joe Bradley

 Joe Bradley
Joe Bradley
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
2242 Everitt Laboratory

Primary Research Area

  • Research in BME Education


  • PhD Systems Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana
  • MBA, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois, Urbana
  • M.S Mechanical Engineering (minor Electrical Engineering), Iowa State University, Ames
  • B.S.E Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Academic Positions

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset Fellow, Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education (AE3), 2022 - Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Technology Entrepreneur Center, 2021 - Present
  • Health Innovation Professor, Carle-Illinois College of Medicine, 2021-Present
  • Research Affiliate, Vanderbilt University, EDEFI Laboratory, 2019 - Present
  • Lecturer, University of Illinois, Grainger College of Engineering, 2014 - 2019
  • Lecturer, University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, 2011 - Present

Professional Societies

  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Academy of Management (AOM)

Service on College Committees

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Research Interests

  • Engineering Education
  • (STEM) Entrepreneurial Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Technology Transfer Strategy
  • Socio-technical Systems Design
  • Complex Engineered Systems Design and Functions

Primary Research Area

  • Research in BME Education

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Yassine, A., Bradley, J., (2013). “A Knowledge-Driven, Network-Based Computational Framework for Product Development Systems”. Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, March 2013, Vol. 13, pp. 1 – 15
  • Collins, S., Bradley, J., Yassine, A., (2010). “Analyzing Product Development Task Networks to Examine Organizational Change”. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 57, No.3, 2010, pp. 513-525
  • Yassine, A., Sidhu, I., Bradley, J. (2010). “Sustaining and Disruptive Categorization of University-Licensed Technologies: The Impact on Licensee and University Technology Revenue Stream”.  The International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, Vol.3, No. 3, pp. 217-237

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Golecki, H., Bradley, J., Amos, J. (2023). Designing Capstone Experience for Interdisciplinarity in Biomedical Engineering Education. ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, June 2023.
  • Radhakrishnan, C., Schmitz, C., Reck, R., Bradley, J., (2023). Changes to a Circuits Lab Sequence to Encourage Reflection and Integration of Experiences Across Related Courses to Explore New Solution Spaces to an Engineering Problem. ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, June 2023.
  • Bradley, J., (2020). The Impact of University Technology Transfer Offices on the Pipeline to Inclusive Innovation, Academy of Management Conference 2020.
  • Johnson, B., Goldstein, M., Bradley, J., (2020). "Identifying Effective Student Leaders to Improve Capstone Design Team Assignments," 2020 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 21 - 24, 2020
  • Bradley, J., Hyman, K., (2017). Grand Challenges in Engineering: What Can They Teach Us about Business and Professional Ethics and the Common Good? 24th Annual International Business Ethics Conference, Chicago, IL, October 26 – 28, 2017
  • Bradley, J., Aldunate, R., (2010). “Complex Networks and Complex Systems: A Nature-based Framework for Sustainable Product Design,” 12th International Conferences on Enterprise Information Systems, Madeira, Portugal, June 8th-12th
  • Collins, S, Bradley, J., Yassine, A., (2008). “Measuring Organizational Response to Stress: A Longitudinal Study of Product Development Tasks Networks,” 18th Annual International Symposium of INCOSE, 6th Biennial European Systems Engineering Conference, 2008
  • Bradley, J., Yassine, A., (2008). "Multi-Domain Framework for Product Development,” ASME Design Theory and Methodology Conference, New York, NY. Aug. 3-6, 2008
  • Bradley, J., Yassine, A., (2006). "On the use Of Social Networks for the Analysis of Product Development,” ASME Design Theory and Methodology Conference, Philadelphia, Penn. Sept. 10-13, 2006
  • Millar, L., Bradley, J. (2006). “Commercialization Analyst Interns: A Programmatic Approach to Screening New Technology,” LES/AUTM 2006 Spring Meeting

Pending Articles

  • Amos, J, Golecki, H, Browne, M., Bradley, J. Designing Capstone Experiences for Interdisciplinarity in Bioengineering Education
  • Bradley, J., Exploratory Study of the Perception of Biasness, Inclusivity, and Team Dynamics in Entrepreneurship Education Training
  • Bradley, J., On the Role of Symposiums and Project Expos in the Educational Experience of First-Year Engineering Students
  • Bradley, J.,Identifying Effective Student Leaders to Improve Capstone Design Team Assignments


Teaching Honors

  • Teacher Ranked as Excellent (2020)