Design Research Society

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Fellows of the DRS

Conferment of the title of Fellow of the Design Research Society acknowledges an established record of achievement in design research, and attainment of peer recognition as a researcher of professional standing and competence.

List of Fellows

Professor Tracy Bhamra (Loughborough University, UK)
Professor Richard Bibb (Loughborough University, UK)
Professor Tom Cassidy (University of Leeds, UK)
Professor Lin-Lin Chen (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
Professor Rachel Cooper (University of Lancaster, UK)
Professor Linda Drew (Ravensbourne College, UK)
Professor David Durling (University of Coventry, UK)
Professor Alpay Er (Ozyegin University, Turkey)
Professor Thomas Fischer (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China)
Professor Ken Friedman (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
Dr. Per Galle (Danmarks Designskole, Denmark)
Professor Ann Heylighen (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Professor Jack Ingram (Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, UK)
Professor Robert Jerrard (Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, UK)
Professor Kun-Pyo Lee (Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
Dr. Terence Love (Edith Cowan University, Australia)
Professor Victor Margolin (University of Illinois, USA)
Professor Sanjoy Mazumdar (University of California, Irvine, USA)
Professor Judith Mottram (Royal College of Art, UK)
Professor Yukari Nagai (Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Dr. Christopher Nemeth (University of Chicago, USA)
Professor Rivka Oxman (Technion, Haifa, Israel)
Professor Tiiu Poldma (Université de Montréal, Canada)
Dr. Lubomir Popov (Bowling Green State University, USA)
Professor Vesna Popovic (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Professor Johan Redström (Umeå University, Sweden)
Professor Yoram Reich (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Professor Robin Roy (The Open University, UK)
Professor Keiichi Sato (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)
Professor Pamela Schenk (Heriot-Watt University, UK)
Professor Stephen Scrivener (University of the Arts, London, UK)
Professor Kin Wai Michael Siu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)
Professor Erik Stolterman (University of Umeå, Sweden)
Professor Toshiharu Taura (Kobe University, Japan)
Professor Michael Tovey (University of Coventry, UK)
Professor Fred van Houten (Technical University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Professor Sue Walker (University of Reading, UK)
Professor Martin Woolley (University of Coventry, UK)
Professor Pradeep Yammiyavar (Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India)


Design Research PhD Opportunities

The Institute for Design Innovation at Loughborough University announces two new PhD opportunities

Swiss Design Network Symposium

Unfrozen – 1st Design Research Winter Summit

After three years in hibernation, the Swiss Design Network invites you to Unfrozen, the 9th SDN Symposium and the first SDN Design Research Winter Summit – January, 28-31 2016.

Society for Social Studies of Science Conference

The 4S 2015 Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado, USA from 11-14 November. Calls for papers are now open. Further information can be found at

Design Studies: Call for Special Issue papers

Design Processes in Service Innovation

Contributions are invited from experts in service design from various fields, such as industrial design, engineering, marketing, operations and economics. Papers can be conceptual, descriptive of current design practices, or action-oriented towards new standards of design processes.