Design and New Product Development
Design and New Product Development is a multidisciplinary research area. Situated within De Montfort University’s Institute of Art and Design, its work embraces Product, Furniture and Interior Design; Fashion, Contour Fashion and Footwear; Design Crafts; and Social Dimensions of Design. The researchers in this area at De Montfort University invites applications to the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. Members of the Centre and their research interests are listed below.
The Design Unit
Professor Guy Bingham – firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of The Design Unit at DMU
Design, Digital Design, Design Practice, Engineering Design, Manufacturing, CAD, 3D printing
Dr Robert Chen – email@example.com
Industrial design, orthopaedic footwear technology
Dr Lionel Dean – firstname.lastname@example.org
Additive manufacture in design research, co-creation, computational design, digital craft, direct digital manufacturing, generative design, rapid prototyping and manufacture
Grahame Hudson – GHudson@dmu.ac.uk
Research Interests and expertise include design management, design thinking, design innovation, design leadership, digital design, new product development, creativity and innovation management.
Dr Kyungeun Sung – Kyungeun.email@example.com
VC2020 Lecturer in Product Design
Upcycling, sustainable design and production, sustainable behaviour, consumption and lifestyles, circular economy, systems thinking and innovation, product-service systems and service innovation, sustainable businesses.
Stuart Lawson – firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Professor, Associate Head of School of Design
Materials and manufacturing processes and innovation for furniture design, furniture design history, materials and manufacturing history, design pedagogy, research methodologies for product and furniture design
Craft (glass, metalwork, ceramics, computational design)
Rajesh Gogna – email@example.com
Silver, design crafts, Challenging Material Perception and Material Value, Function and context of traditional Silver objects, Identity Theory
Imogen Aust – firstname.lastname@example.org
Design Craft pedagogy, craft’s values to society, health and well being
Nicola Harding – email@example.com
Museum and exhibition design, The narrative space, Collaboration on live projects linked with industry
Alex Stothard – firstname.lastname@example.org
Design thinking, retail design, learning app design
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