Robin Roy
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Biography <p>Robin Roy has a B.Sc&nbsp;in Mechanical Engineering, an&nbsp;M.Sc and a Ph.D in Design Technology, all from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. After a short perion of teaching in the USA, he&nbsp;joined the Faculty of Technology at the&nbsp;Open University&nbsp;in January&nbsp;1971 as one of the first lecturers in Design and was awarded a personal chair in Design and Environment in&nbsp;1999. After retiring in 2012 as one of the longest serving OU academics&nbsp;he became an Emeritus&nbsp;Professor and is still active in teaching and research.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
Description <p>Robin Roy has a B.Sc&nbsp;in Mechanical Engineering, an&nbsp;M.Sc and a Ph.D in Design Technology, all from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. After a short perion of teaching in the USA, he&nbsp;joined the Faculty of Technology at the&nbsp;Open University&nbsp;in January&nbsp;1971 as one of the first lecturers in Design and was awarded a personal chair in Design and Environment in&nbsp;1999. After retiring in 2012 as one of the longest serving OU academics&nbsp;he became an Emeritus&nbsp;Professor and is still active in teaching and research.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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Research overview <p>In 1979 Robin&nbsp;founded the Design Innovation Group to research design and innovation management and sustainable design and directed the Group until he retired in 2012. He has published many books, book chapters, papers and articles on topics ranging from design creativity and the successful management of new product development to environmentally sustainable education systems and&nbsp;consumer adoption of low and zero carbon technologies. His recent book<em>Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design</em>&nbsp;(2016) tracks&nbsp;the innovation, design and evolution of consumer products from their initial invention to the present (see publications).</p>
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