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Visiting Professor in Industrial Design <11 April 2007> Dr Stephen D. Prior (BEng, PhD, PGCertHE, CEng, MIMechE, FHEA) Principal Lecturer in Dept of Product Design and Engineering

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Visiting Professor inIndustrial Design

<11 April 2007>

Dr Stephen D. Prior(BEng, PhD, PGCertHE, CEng, MIMechE, FHEA)

Principal Lecturer in Dept of Product Design and Engineering

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Middlesex University

The Product Design and Engineering subject areaoffers the following UG and PG degree programmes:

• BA Product Design• BA Design and Technology• BSc Engineering Product Design

• MDes Product Design, Innovation and Management• MSc Design Engineering (EPSRC Funded)

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MSc Programmes Successes

• MSc validated until 2010, Oct 2004.• Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College

appointed as the external examiner, March 2005.• MSc accredited with the Institution of Engineering

Designers (IED), June 2005.• Accredited by the ECUK for IEng registration via the IED

route (first in the UK), June 2006.• Awarded the best Thesis prize from the IED for Mathew

Dixon (Ford), August 2006. • Currently recruited to target as of the 3rd cohort.• Strong links with industrial partners particularly Ford,

Jaguar-Land-Rover, Jeld-Wen and BAE Systems.

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Teaching and Research Interests

• Design Team Projects.• Mechatronics – Lab manager, Eurobot UK NOC.• Industrial Design and Engineering.

• Rehabilitation Robotics.• Personality Typing in Team Dynamics.• Cultural Factors in Design.• Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles

• Links with industry & Govt. – Collaboration, Placements, Consultancy, etc.

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Design Team Project - 2001

Design and build a Gymnastic Robot for Techno Games.

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Design Team Project - 2002

Design and build a Swimming Robot for

Techno Games.

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Design Team Project - 2003

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Design Team Project - 2004

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Problem Based Learning in Groups

• Empowerment• Ownership• Fun• Promoting Success

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Dancing Robot Project

• Robert Hylton • Hip-Hop Dance Group• Futuristic Swan Lake• Six Choreographed

Robots• NT$ 195,000 budget

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Climbing Robot Project

• Climb an octagonal lamp post• Sponsored by BAE Systems• 9 weeks project• Teams of 3 students• No Mechanical experience

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Mechatronic Products

A range of developing robotic technology projects

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Recent output from research and scholarly activity

• Refereed articles in academic journals:

• Shen, S-T., Prior, S.D. and White, A.S.; 2007; Personality Type Differences between UK and Chinese Design Students; Engineering Education: Journal of the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre (ISSN 1750-0044); (Submitted).

• White, A.S., Adams, R. and Prior, S.D.; 2007; Evaluating Choice in Universal Access: An HCI example from rehabilitation robotics; International Journal of Universal Access in the Information Society (ISSN 1615-5289); (Submitted).

• Gerlich, L., Parsons, B., White, A.S., Prior, S.D. and Warner, P.; 2007; Gesture Recognition for Control of Rehabilitation Robots; Journal of Cognition, Technology & Work (ISSN 1435-5566); DOI10.1007/s10111-007-0062-3; 8 February 2007.

• Shen, S-T., Woolley, M. And Prior, S.D.; 2006; Towards Culture-Centred Design; Journal of Interacting with Computers (ISSN 0953-5438); July; pp. 820-852.

• Metrôlho, J.C., Prior, S.D. and Silva, C.; 2005; Strategies to Improve Engineering Students’ Knowledge of Emerging Technologies; IADAT Journal of Advanced Technology (ISSN 1698-1073); Dec; pp. 66-68.

• Parsons, B., White, A.S., Prior, S.D. and Warner, P.; 2005; The Middlesex University Rehabilitation Robot; Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology; (ISSN 0309-1902); July-Aug; pp. 151-162.

• Refereed and published conference proceedings:

• Prior, S.D., Shen, S-T., White, A.S. and Karamanoglu, M.; 2007; Comparing the Personality Type of Design Students in the UK and Taiwan; Proceedings of the 7th HCI International Conference, 22-27 July; Beijing International Conference Center, Beijing, P.R. China. (Accepted)

• Odedra, S., Prior, S.D. and Karamanoglu, M.; 2007; Improving the mobility performance of Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicles, by adding the ability to ‘sense/feel’ their local environment; Proceedings of the 7th HCI International Conference, 22-27 July; Beijing International Conference Center, Beijing, P.R. China. (Accepted)

• Shen, S-T., Prior, S.D. and Chen, K-M.; 2007; Chinese web browser design utilising cultural icons; Proceedings of the 7th HCI International Conference, 22-27 July; Beijing International Conference Center, Beijing, P.R. China. (Accepted)

• White, A.S. and Prior, S.D.; 2007; Usability Design of a Scanning Interface for a Robot Used by Disabled Users; Proceedings of the 7th HCI International Conference, 22-27 July; Beijing International Conference Center, Beijing, P.R. China. (Accepted)

• White, A.S., Shen, S-T. and Prior, S.D.; 2007; Including Design in E-Manufacturing; Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Automation Technology, 13-15 June; Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan. (Invited Paper)

• Prior, S.D. and Shen, S-T; 2005; Successful Grouping Strategies and Psychometric Profiling in Product Design Eductaion; Proceedings of the International Design Congress IASDR 2005; 1-4 November; National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

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“Designers are uniquely qualified to create the means to bridge between science, engineering,

technological innovation and people.”

British Design Innovation, 2006