Tim Purdy

Contact Information
  • Job Title: Lecturer, School of Industrial Design
    School of Industrial Design
  • tim purdy 2014


Tim Purdy has been teaching in the Industrial Design Program at Georgia Tech for more than 16 years.  He has worked to help students apply technology to the design process by understanding the most effective way to use technology for research, ideation and presentation while respecting the traditional methods.  This year, Tim is teaching the Intro to 2D & 3D, Modeling & Rendering with Alias Studio, Advance Modeling Concept and Advance Rendering Techniques courses.
Tim’s experience is not limited to teaching but includes more than 20 years working in the corporate environment for a Fortune 100 company, at the University level doing cutting edge research and now as the president of his own design service company.  He draws on this extensive knowledge to help find unique and innovative solutions on a wide range of projects.  This knowledge includes Director and Flash programming, computer rendering and modeling, and animation for architectural, educational and marketing videos.

Educational Background

  • Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama
 - Atlanta Extension Program 
Master of Theological Studies, June 2002
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia - 
Master of Science in Industrial Design, Dec. 1995; 
Master of Science in Management, June 1995 
Management of Technology Graduate Certificate Program
  • TSM Business School, Enschede, The Netherlands 
- Exchange student with the Full-Time MBA Program, Dec. 1994 -March 1995
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
 - Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Dec. 1986; 
Engineering Psychology Certificate


Additional Information


College of Design, School of Industrial Design

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