Geoffrey Tsai

Geoffrey Tsai, assistant teaching professor

Geoffrey Tsai

Assistant Teaching Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


2324 Engineering II

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5070


Luis de Florez Award for Outstanding Ingenuity and Creative Judgement, MIT; Graduate Fellowship for Design and Invention, James Dyson Foundation


Tsai's primary focus at UC Santa Barbara is to contribute to the Mechanical Engineering Department's design program by leading design-focused classes for first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students. He is interested in early-stage design process, idea generation, creativity, and how products and people interact. 


PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS   Massachusetts Institute of Technology