A FeIIow is a Society member recognised by the Society as having made a truly significant contribution to the Society and its aims and objectives. Such contributions include significant involvement and publication record in the Society’s events like conferences and workshops, sustainable initiatives to the scientific or professional development of the Society, special commitment to its organisation, or strong contributions to key issues of the Society’s research or educational objectives. The grade of Fellow is reserved for Full Members of the Society. Eligible nominees must have been fully-paid Full Members for at least 6 years.
List of Fellows
Listed in alphabetical order
Ecole des Mines de Paris
Armand Hatchuel has contributed to the development of Design Theory - his works on C-K Design Theory, on Forcing or on the ontology of Design have provided clear foundations for a Design-based paradigm in Science and Engineering. Armand is founding member and the first chairman (with Yoram Reich) of the Design Society Special Interest Group (SIG) on design Theory. He is a member of the French Academy of Technologies.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TU Munich
Udo Lindemann has contributed to the development of theory and methods in Product Development. Udo is a founding member of the Design Society. He has served on the Advisory Board and the Board of Management. As President and member of several ICED Programme Committees he contributed to the development of the Design Society. He is a member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Dorian has been at the University of Zagreb since 1978. Before joining Design Department in 1984, he gathered engineering experience at Quality Management department and Design office (1970-1975) at SILA-RAPID Company and Computing Centre of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (1978-1984). He led the Chair of Design and Product Development at Design Department from 1996 until 2016. He has been retired in 2018. In April 2019, he has been promoted to the honorary title professor emeritus. He is a member of the Design Society and was the President of The Design Society from 2013-2017. The Design Society awarded him in 2019 with the title Fellow of the Design Society to recognise his outstanding contributions to the Design Society through service, practice, teaching, and research.
Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark
Chris McMahon's research spans from the early days of CAD/CAM development where he contributed at the forefront to contemporary research in knowledge management in design and product design. Chris is a founding member of the Design Society. He served on the Advisory Board and the Board of Management and was President of the Design Society from 2009 - 2013.
Engineering Design, Technical University Ilmenau
Christian Weber's research interests are Design Theory and Methodology (DTM), computer support in product development (CAx), and methods for the development of mechatronic systems. He was founding member of the Design Society, served in the Society’s Advisory Board and in the Board of Management. Since 2000 Christian is co-organiser of the annual Summer School on Engineering Design Research.