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Dr Mariano Ramirez

Dr Mariano Ramirez
+61 2 9385 4911

Dr Mariano Ramirez Jr is a Senior Lecturer in the UNSW Industrial Design program. An active researcher and educator in various aspects of Industrial Design for Sustainability, Dr Ramírez has authored over 60 publications in his area of expertise. His research has been presented in over 30 conferences globally. He held Visiting Academic roles in 21 universities in Asia and South America and is a Higher Degree Examiner in four Australian universities. He has regularly contributed to various international academic journals and conferences on sustainable innovations as an author and as a scientific committee reviewer. He is also an Associate Investigator at the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute.

Dr Ramirez is Convenor of LeNS Oceania, the Australia-New-Zealand regional node of the international Learning Network on Sustainability (LeNS). He is the International Project Leader of the DFAT-funded 'South-to-South: Activating Australia Latin American Cooperation through Design-for-Sustainability Education', in consortium with LeNS Brazil, LeNS Argentina, LeNS Colombia, and LeNS Peru.

Research activities

Dr Ramirez has supervised BID honours, MPhil and PhD students at UNSW and has examined dissertations of PhD and MDes candidates from universities in Australia and overseas. He is a regular contributor to peer-reviewed international conferences and journals on design and sustainability and sits in the scientific review committees of various academic publications.