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Dr Miles Park

Industrial Design, Design Research Collaboration

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.

Room: 
2014
Building: 
Red Centre
Kensington
Bio: 

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.

Research Activities: 

E-waste | Product Obsolescence | Product lifespans | Product repair | Low-cost prototyping digital technologies and networking platforms | IoT environmental sensors

 

 

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

Teaching & Supervision: 

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
Supervision Area: 

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

 

Supervising: 

Environmental impacts of connected lighting

Publications:
Book Chapters

Park M, 2017, 'Print to repair: 3D printing and product repair', in Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design, pp. 236-249, 10.4324/9781315693309

Park M, 2010, 'Adaptive design', in Best K (ed.), The Fundamentals of Design Management, edn. 1st, AVA Academica, Switzerland, pp. t.b.a., http://www.avabooks.ch/index.php/ava/bookdetails/978-2-940411-07-8

Park M, 2010, 'Defying obsolescence', in Cooper T (ed.), Longer lasting products : alternatives to the throwaway society, edn. 1, Gower, Farnham, Surrey, pp. 77-106, http://www.gowerpublishing.com/isbn/9780566088087

Park M; Demirbilek OR, 2003, 'Design Education with Real Life Projects: LEXON/FBE Corporate Gift Experience', in Collina L; Giuliano S (ed.), Designing Designers: design for a Local Global World, edn. 1st, Litogi Edizione Poli.Design, Milan, Italy, pp. 239-248

Journal articles

Khanna R; Park M, 2018, 'Global Perspectives on Regulatory Measures and Collection Procedures for Electronic Waste: A Critical Assessment', Open Access Journal of Waste Management & Xenobiotics, vol. 1, https://medwinpublishers.com/OAJWX/OAJWX16000101.pdf

Martiniuk ALC; Vujovich-Dunn C; Park M; Yu W; Lucas BR, 2017, 'Plagiocephaly and Developmental Delay: A Systematic Review', Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, vol. 38, pp. 67-78, 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000376

Kumar A; Choudhary V; Khanna R; Cayumil R; Ikram-ul-Haq M; Sahajwalla V; Angadi SKI; Paruthy GE; Mukherjee PS; Park M, 2017, 'Recycling polymeric waste from electronic and automotive sectors into value added products', Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, vol. 11, 10.1007/s11783-017-0991-x

Rajarao R; Sahajwalla V; Cayumil R; Park M; Khanna R, 2014, 'Novel Approach for Processing Hazardous Electronic Waste', URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 2013 - CREATING HEALTHY, LIVABLE CITIES, vol. 21, pp. 33-41, 10.1016/j.proenv.2014.09.005

Park MB, 2013, 'Enabling Technologies: The Promise of Low Cost DIY 3D Printing', Industrial Design Educators network, pp. 24-33, http://idenjournal.com/

Xian L; Park M; Demirbilek OR, 2012, 'Informal WEEE Recycling in China: A Field Study of Stakeholders in Tianjin', International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, vol. 3, pp. 422-426, http://www.ijesd.org/papers/259-CD0073.pdf

Park M, 2012, 'Memo to Staff of the Industrial Design Department Sydney College of the Arts 1985', IDEN Industrial Design Educators Network ISSN 2200-6834, vol. 1, pp. 38-44, http://www.idenjournal.com/

Park M; Pandolfo B, 2012, 'Shaping Industrial Design Education in Australia', IDEN Industrial Design Educators Network ISSN 2200-6834, vol. 1, pp. 3-5, http://www.idenjournal.com/

Conference Papers

Rahmat H; Marshall N; Steinmetz C; Park M; Tietz C; Bishop K; Thompson S; Corkery L, 2018, 'Smart City Initiatives: A Catalyst for Meaningful Collaboration', Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE) Conference, Sydney, presented at Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE) Conference, Sydney, 04 - 07 December 2018

Park MB, 2015, 'Print to Repair: Opportunities and constraints of 3D printing replacement parts', in Cooper T; Braithwaite N; Moreno M; Salvia G (eds.), Product Lifetimes and the Environment - Conference Proceedings, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK, pp. 270-276, presented at PLATE Conference 2015, Nottingham, UK, 17 - 19 June 2015

Giddings B; Park M, 2012, 'Eco-efficiency rebound effects associated with household energy using products', in Design Research Society 2012: Bangkok (Vol 4), Design Research Society, Bangkok, pp. 623-639, presented at DRS2012 International Conference of the Design Research Society, Bangkok, 01 - 04 July 2012, http://www.designresearchsociety.org/docs-procs/drs2012/drs2012-2.pdf

Park M, 2012, 'E-waste and Obsolescence: Designing out toxicity', in Design Research Society 2012: Bangkok (Vol 4), Design Research Society, Bangkok, pp. 1434-1442, presented at DRS2012 International Conference of the Design Research Society, Bangkok, 01 - 04 July 2012, http://www.designresearchsociety.org/docs-procs/drs2012/drs2012-3.pdf

Park M, 2011, 'Designing as Demonstration: Integrating Industrial Design Projects within PhD research', in IASDR, IASDR, Delft, Netherlands, presented at IASDR, Delft, Netherlands, 31 October 2011, http://www.iasdr.org/

Park M, 2010, 'Green is not the only colour that matters: Teaching sustainable design and research trajectories', in Proceedings of Connected 2010 2nd International conference on design education:, ConnectED 2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney UNSW, presented at ConnectED 2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney UNSW, 01 July 2010, http://connected2010.eproceedings.com.au/abstracts.html

Park M, 2009, 'Live Fast, Die Young: Strategies to slow obsolescence in Technology Sectors', in Create09 London: Proceedings of the Conference on Creative Inventions, Innovations and Everyday Designs in HCI, The Ergonomics society UK, London, presented at Create09, London, 01 January 2009, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/vital/access/manager/Repository/unsworks:4946

Park M, 2006, 'Beyond the product lifecycle: from product life to material life', in Wonderground Design Research International Conference 2006, 01 January 2006, http://www.designresearchsociety.org/joomla/content/section/7/65/

Park M, 2005, 'Sustainable Consumption in the consumer electronics sector: Design solutions and strategies to minimise product obsolescence', in 6th Asia Pacific Round Table for Sustainable Consumption and Production, 6th Asia Pacific Round Table for Sustainable Consumption and Production, Melbourne, presented at 6th Asia Pacific Round Table for Sustainable Consumption and Production, Melbourne, 10 - 12 October 2005, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/33507

Park M, 2004, 'Design for Sustainable Consumption', in FutureGround Conference Proceedings, Design Research Society, UK, 01 January 2004, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/33513

Park M, 2003, 'Sustainability & Product Design incubator: Academia as a trigger for sustainable innovation through collaborative projects.', in Sustainable Innovation 03 Creating Sustainable Products, Services and Product-Service Systems, The Centre for Sustainable Design, Stockholm, Sweden, presented at Towards Sustainable Product Design 8th International Conference;,;, Stockholm, Sweden, 01 January 2003, http://www.cfsd.org.uk/events/tspd8/

Park M; Demirbilek OR, 2002, 'Design Education with Real life projects', in Designing Designers: design for a Local Global World, Litogi Edizione Poli.Design, Milan, Italy, 01 January 2002, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/38585

Demirbilek OR; Park M, 2002, 'Design Education with Reallife projects', in Faculty of Design, Politecnico di Milano (ed.), International Convention of University Courses of Design, International Convention of University Courses of Design, Milan Italy, pp. 1-9, presented at International Convention of University Courses of Design, Milan Italy, 13 - 14 April 2002

Demirbilek OR; Park M, 2001, 'A Survey of Criteria for the Assessment of `Good Product Design`', in 4th European Academy of Design, 4th European Academy of Design, Portugal, pp. 370-377, presented at 4th European Academy of Design, Portugal, 10 - 12 April 2001

Talbot JC; Park MB, 1999, 'Structuring problems and guiding responses in design studio classes: a discussion of design constraints and design solutions', in Bennett R; King R (eds.), DECA Conference 99 Settings of Design Education, DECA Conference 99 Settings of Design Education, pp. 37-37, presented at DECA Conference 99 Settings of Design Education, 01 January 1999

Reports

Bishop K; Rahmat H; Marshall N; Corkery L; Park M; Steinmetz C; Tietz C; Thompson S, 2019, Behaviour mapping report: Smart social spaces, smart street furniture supporting social health, Australian Commonwealth Departments of Prime Minister & Cabinet and Industry, Innovation and Science

Other

Park M (ed.), 2017, Tap Assembly: Tilt. Design registration number 201712136, IP Australia, http://pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/adds2/adds.adds_simple_search.paint_simple_search, http://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/

Theses / Dissertations

Park MB, 2009, Product life: designing for longer lifespans, Kingston University, https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/bitstream/2134/13666/3/Park-DPR-Case-Study.pdf

Patents

martiniuk A; Podrouzek R; Park M; slater E, 2015, A COMBINATION OF CHILD CARRIER AND STROLLER

Martiniuk A; Park MB; slater E; Podrouzek R; Al-Ansari MB, 2014, Combination child carrier and stroller, International - PCT

Creative Written Works

Park MB, 2016, Briefcase phones, bracelet radios and other obsolete design gems, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/briefcase-phones-bracelet-radios-and-other-obsolete-design-gems-63338

Park MB, 2014, Sublime design: the PB/5 pedestrian button, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/sublime-design-the-pb-5-pedestrian-button-26232

Park MB, 2014, Surfboard design cuts sick – and it’s more diverse than ever, The Conversation, Bromley A, (ed.), https://theconversation.com/surfboard-design-cuts-sick-and-its-more-diverse-than-ever-24576

Media

Park M, 2018, Sustainable shopping: if you really, truly need a new phone, buy one with replaceable parts, https://theconversation.com/sustainable-shopping-if-you-really-truly-need-a-new-phone-buy-one-with-replaceable-parts-93069