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TMCE 2008, Seventh International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering

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TMCE 2008, Seventh International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering The focus of the TMCE 2008 Symposium will be on scientific, technological, economic and cultural collaboration and competition between East and West. The TMCE 2008 Symposium will be jointly organized by the Middle East Technical University, Turkey, and the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, and will be held in one of the most attractive tourist sites of Turkey, Kusadasi (nearby Izmir). The Symposium is offered to product designers, product managers, product, process and environmental...

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Obituary for Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. Vladimir Hubka

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Obituary for Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. Vladimir Hubka With great sadness the DESIGN SOCIETY has learnt of the death of its first Honorary Member Dr Vladimir Hubka. Vladimir Hubka was one of the foremost pioneers of modern design science. His scientific contributions, including his comprehensive theory of technical systems and his fundamental theory of the design process, along with his precise definitions of the relevant terminology, are without doubt milestones in the history of design science. Vladimir Hubka’s books and publications have provided...

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New competence centre in Switzerland

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New competence centre in Switzerland ETH Zurich streamlines innovation research activities into multidisciplinary approach The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich has recently established the new International Competence Centre for Innovation (ICCI). The main task of the centre will be to investigate innovation processes and advise companies, particularly small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), on the implementation of innovative ideas....

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Awards for Society Members

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Pahl was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Design Society for his original and outstanding contribution to design methods and methodology at a ceremony at the Technical University of Berlin held at part of the Wolfgang Beitz Colloquium on 2 December 2005. The award was made by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Lindemann, Vice-President of the Society. The accompanying photograph shows the award, comprising an engraved pencil on a stand and in a presentation box designed for the Society by the internationally renowned Dutch designer Bruno Ninaber....

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