Researcher

Dr Miles Park

My Expertise

Product design; Design process; Design for Manufacture; e-waste; product obsolescence; product lifespans; product repair: rebound effect: Jevons paradox

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Biography

Dr Miles Park is a Senior lecturer in Industrial Design at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He leads a graduation (honours) year design studio and contributes to other technology and design theory courses and is co-chair of IDEN (Industrial Design Educators Network). Prior, he was Program Director of Industrial Design UNSW and Program Director of Product Design, University for the Creative Arts, UK. Miles gained many years...view more

Dr Miles Park is a Senior lecturer in Industrial Design at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He leads a graduation (honours) year design studio and contributes to other technology and design theory courses and is co-chair of IDEN (Industrial Design Educators Network). Prior, he was Program Director of Industrial Design UNSW and Program Director of Product Design, University for the Creative Arts, UK. Miles gained many years experience in design practice working in various design consultancies. He has contributed to patents and various successful mass-produced products.


My Grants

2017 Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet: Smart Social Spaces: Smart Street Furniture Supporting Social Health. CIs: Marshall, Tietz, Bishop, Corkery, Park, Steinmetz, Thompson.

2013 Faculty Research Link Scholarship Program

2012 Australian India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. Cls: Sahajwalla, Khanna, Park and Graham.

2012 Faculty Research Link Scholarship Program


My Qualifications

PhD. Title: Product Life: Designing for Longer Lifespans. Kingston University, London, UK

Masters of Environmental Management (part-time). Institute of Environmental Studies, University of New South Wales, Australia

Bachelor of Design (Honours), Industrial Design. University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.


My Research Activities

E-waste | Product Obsolescence | Product lifecycles | Product repair | Design Prototyping | IoT environmental sensors | Medical devices

 

 


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Product lifespans and repair; Design and e-waste; Industrial Design environmental performance

 


Currently supervising

Environmental impacts of connected lighting


My Engagement


My Teaching

Miles teaches in the following subjects:

  • Design Studio
  • Major Project
  • Project Research
  • Industrial Design Materials and Technology
  • Management and Practice
  • Sustainable Design
  • Industrial Design: History
  • Industrial Design Theory
  • PhD and Research supervision
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