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

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