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Renee Wever

Professor

Design researcher with a passion for packaging and sustainability. I lead the research area in Design, which has two topics: 'User-centred design for sustainability and circularity', and 'practices of design'. 

Professor of Industrial Design with specialisation in engineering design

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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

Teaching

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

International commitments

  • Editor Journal of Design Research (www.inderscience.com/jdr).
  • Editorial board member Sustainability (MDPI)
  • Editorial board member Packaging Technology and Science (Wiley).
  • Several scientific committees for international conferences

Social media

  • Twitter accounts @reneewever and @LiUdesign
  • LinkedIn

Publications

2023

Renee Wever (2023) Opening-up the power of innovation: or: what we can learn from Pippi, Willy Wonka & Tintin
Moa Berglund, Sofia Bystedt, David Eklöf, Martijn van Den Bosch, Renee Wever (2023) Chair a Story - What Repurpose-Driven Design can contribute to upcycling more dining room chairs PLATE - Product Lifetimes and the Environment, p. 109-115
Juan Felipe Ruiz Muñoz, Renee Wever (2023) What is your (freaking) Problem? Prototypes for problem exploration on early stages of design From Abstractness to Concreteness – experiential knowledge and the role of prototypes in design research: International Conference 2023 of the Design Research Society Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG) Conference Proceedings, p. 702-715

2021

Nazli Terzioglu, Renee Wever (2021) Integrating Repair into Product Design Education: Insights on Repair, Design and Sustainability Sustainability, Vol. 13, Article 10067 Continue to DOI
Chu Wanjun, Wiktoria Glad, Renee Wever (2021) A meta-synthesis of the use of activity theory in design for sustainable behaviour Design Science, Vol. 7, Article e17 Continue to DOI

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