Dyad Engineering

Dyad Engineering, LLC is a private technical consulting firm founded in early 2019 and is owned and operated by Dr. Katherine J Stephenson. Based in the California Bay Area, Dyad was founded to support efficient, effective innovation in the medical device field. 

Dyad's services focus on technical strategies for early stage devices. These include de-risking new technologies, expanding IP, R&D planning and prototyping and fabrication pathways.



Dr. Katherine J Stephenson

Dr.  Stephenson is an engineer, researcher, public speaker and writer with over 20 years and 60+ products worth of design and development experience.

Dr. Stephenson has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and has developed and taught multiple classes and workshops in medical device innovation.


She is particularly passionate about the ways manufacturing technologies can support and even drive innovation in medical devices.


Outside of work, Kate has taught martial arts in a special needs children's sports program for over a decade, is an avid sci fi reader, and is the world's nerdiest mom to two budding engineers (aka her sons) growing up in the heart of Silicon Valley.