Gerry Mayer is currently a freelance Industrial Designer and first year, Master of Design in Industrial Design candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Gerry grew up in Moorestown, New Jersey and graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked in the aerospace industry in Philadelphia as an engineer for five years while studying Industrial Design in his nights and weekends.

In 2010, Gerry studied in Paris at Centre Parisien d’Études Critiques, studying French language.

In addition to design and engineering, Gerry enjoys playing and composing classical, instrumental, and electronic music as well as photography, video games, woodworking, skiing, and rock climbing.