Research Themes & Application areas

The research field is Engineering Design and Product Development, and is mainly focused on the product-service system development:

The research is categorized into the following thematic areas within product development;

  • Methods and tools for product development & innovation
  • Value driven product development and value innovation
  • Modelling and simulation in product development
  • Methods and tools for incremental product development and radical innovation
  • Creative methods for concept ideation and generation
  • Key performance indicators (KPI) for innovation and product development work
  • Simulation driven design
  • Web 2.0 technolgies and tools for knowledge sharing (wikis, blogs, folksonomies etc.)
  • Design Automation (Knowledge Based Engineering, Case Based Reasoning, Design Rational Capture etc.)

These themes are focusing aspects of my research.

The research is applied to different application areas, or domains;

  • Aerospace and space
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Health and wellbeing