Professor of Industrial Design with specialisation in engineering design


Academic degrees

  • 2015 Professor of Industrial Design Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden
  • 2009 PhD ’Thinking-about-the-Box; A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Design Engineering of Packaging for Durable Consumer Goods’, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • 2003 MSc Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands


  • PhD program in design
  • International master in design
  • Design and Product development (DPU)

International commitments

  • Editor-in-chief Journal of Design Research (
  • Vice-president International Association of Packaging Research Institutes (
  • Editorial board member Packaging Technology and Science (Wiley).
  • Several scientific committees for international conferences

Social media

  • Twitter accounts @reneewever and @LiUdesign
  • LinkedIn

Latest publications


Fredrik Wikström, Karli Verghese, Rafael Auras, Annika Olsson, Helén Williams, Renee Wever, Kaisa Grönman, Marit Kvalvåg Pettersen, Hanne Møller, Risto Soukka

Packaging Strategies That Save Food: A Research Agenda for 2030

In Journal of Industrial Ecology

Article in journal


jordi Segalas, Adam De Eyto, Muireann McMahon, Peter Joore, Marcel Crul, Renee Wever, Alex Jimenez

Circular Design – Learning for innovative design for sustainability project.

In 18th European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production

Conference paper