Author, “Future of Design” Prof. + Dean Emerita, RIT | New York

Dr. Justice is currently a Dean Emerita and Professor of Industrial Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She completed the book The Future of Design, Global Product Innovation for a Complex World for Hachette, which is currently being translated for the Chinese market for 2022. She is a Fellow of the Industrial Designer’s Society of America Dr. Justice is currently an active member of the TED community, where she gave a talk at TEDX Hong Kong in 2009, in 2010 and 2013 at TED. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Justice worked in industry for 13 years as a designer for companies such as Battelle, CompuServe and NCR on design technology.

Prior to joining RIT, Dr. Justice was the Dean of the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) for over 7 years. During those years she was able to help secure a US $35 million-dollar grant from the Hong Kong Jockey Club for support of the new Innovation Tower by the Pritzker Prize winner, Zaha Hadid, and to started the Design Institute for Social Innovation. Dr. Justice was able to take the PolyU School of Design from relative obscurity to one of the top 30 design schools in the world within 4 years .