Victor Ermoli

Victor Ermoli

Victor Ermoli

Victor Ermoli

Dean, School of Design
  • B.A., industrial design, Instituto de Diseno de Caracas, Venezuela, 1993
  • B.A., industrial and product design, Ohio State University, 1995
  • M.E.D., industrial design, University of Calgary, Canada, 1997
First year at SCAD:

"SCAD's unique student-centered environment fosters innovation, intellectual wonder and critical problem-solving, motivating me to always challenge myself to do my best."


Named one of the 25 "Most Admired Educators in America" by DesignIntelligence in 2011

Awards, recognition and honors

Featured in Business Report's "40 under 40" and I.D. magazine's "40 Best Designers Under 30"



Publications and presentations

  • Presented at the Event Design Conference, New York City, May 2007
  • Presented fully functional street legal prototype of a concept car, EXO Spyder, at several nationally recognized car shows, 1999
  • Juror for the "International Competition for Student Artists," March 1999
  • Exhibited two designs - battery charger and multi-communicational remote control - at University of Calgary environmental design department's industrial design gallery show, October 1996
  • Published paper about societal consequences of the Internet in University of Calgary environmental design department's product and technology assessment annual report, June 1996
  • Presented design of communicational device for high-risk jobs at industrial design exhibition, Columbus, Ohio, June 1996

Previous Positions

Chair of industrial design department, SCAD, 1998-2005; freelance industrial design consultant; product development research assistant, University of Calgary; director of digital animation and video editing, 30 Cuadros C.A., Venezuela

Courses Taught

  • IDUS 320 Design for Emergent Markets
  • IDUS 321 Industrial Design in the Marketplace
  • IDUS 387 Marketing and Industrial Design
  • IDUS 421 Commercial Practices for Industrial Design
  • IDUS 431 Industrial Design Senior Studio
  • IDUS 713 Industrial Design Studio I
  • IDUS 718 Industrial Design Studio II
  • IDUS 733 Entrepreneurship for Designers
  • SDES 490 Collaborative Experiences