Current Staff

AllenAllen Pam Allen AHRC Design Leadership Fellowship Coordinator
AryanaAryana Bijan Aryana Design Thinking, User Experience, Emerging Design, Country-specific Design, International Design
BoykoBoyko Christopher Boyko Urban Design and Behaviour, Internet of Things, Protest/Resistance, Town Planning, Urban Sustainability, Wellbeing
BurnettBurnett Dan Burnett Research Through Design, Game Design, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Modelling
CooperCooper Rachel Cooper Design Management, Design Policy, Design Thinking, Urban Design, Urban Sustainability, Socially Responsible Design, Design Against Crime, Design & Manufacture
CoultonCoulton Paul Coulton Speculative Design, Design Fiction, Game Design, Design as Rhetoric, Research through Design, Design Futures, Play, Toys
CoultonCoulton Claire Coulton PETRAS IoT Research Hub and Transformation North West Project Officer
CoupeCoupe Gemma Coupe Design Manager, Leapfrog
CruickshankCruickshank Leon Cruickshank Open Design and Innovation, User Centred and User-Led Design, Interactive Design, Technology and Society, Design Methodology, Design Theory and Philosophy
CuretonCureton Paul Cureton Future Cities, Urban Design, Garden Cities & New Towns, Drones - UAVs, GIS, Mapping, Landscape, Visualisation
DunnDunn Nick Dunn Urban Design, Design Thinking, Design & Manufacturing, Mapping, Visualisation, Speculative Design, Future Cities
GradinarGradinar Adrian Gradinar Design, Physical-Digital, Experience Design, Interaction Design, Research through Design
HandsHands David Hands Design Policy Development; Design Briefing; Design Leadership; Designing against Crime; New Product Development.
HillHill Rachael Hill Design Visualiser
Luján EscalanteLuján Escalante Malé Luján Escalante Ethics through Design, Creative Exchange, Digital Public Space, Philosophy of Technology, Feminist Techno-science, Mobilities
MazzarellaMazzarella Francesco Mazzarella design activism; service design; social innovation; sustainable futures; fashion and textile craftsmanship
PollastriPollastri Serena Pollastri visual design, information visualisation, speculative design, polyphonic design, urban+rural futures, food
RichardsRichards Daniel Richards Design & Manufacturing, Generative Design, Visualisation, Computational Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Digital Fabrication, Speculative Design
RodgersRodgers Paul Rodgers Design Disruption, Design and Care, Social Innovation, Disciplinarity, Design Interventions
SteadStead Michael Stead Industrial product design, design futures, design fiction, research through design, internet of things, sustainability
TempletonTempleton Ruth Templeton Imagination Coordinator and PA to Professor Rachel Cooper
TseklevesTsekleves Emmanuel Tsekleves Design for Health & Wellbeing, Design for Ageing, Design Interactions, Global Challenge Design, Design Fictions, Playful Design, Digital Design
WalkerWalker Stuart Walker Design for Sustainability ; Design, Values & Spirituality
WhithamWhitham Roger Whitham Human-Computer Interaction, Collaboration, Tools, Visualisation, Virtual Work Environments, Facilitation

Former Staff

AgarwalAgarwal Pragya Agarwal Place and Sense of Place, Spatial Cognition, Navigational Technologies, Mobility, Information Visualisation, Semantics and Spatial Ontologies
AldoyAldoy Noor Aldoy Design and Innovation Manager - Lancaster China Catalyst Programme
BirchallBirchall Sam Birchall AI, Programming, Philosophy, Knowledge Exchange, Pedagogy
BüscherBüscher Monika Büscher Sociology / Anthropology / Cultural studies of mobilities, Technology (futures), Video Ethnography and Design, Ethnomethodological studies
CarrCarr Valerie Carr Design for health and wellbeing, therapeutic environments, workplace design, post occupancy evaluation, community engagement, design for social innovation, codesign
ChisholmChisholm John Chisholm Innovation, Design Management, European Policy, Business Support
CluneClune Stephen Clune Design for Sustainability, Design and Behavioural Change
ConnellyConnelly Angela Connelly design for sustainability, risk and resilience, sustainable heritage, design futures
EvansEvans Martyn Evans Design, Design Management, Design Futures, Design Strategy, Design and Branding, Design Policy, Design Thinking, New Product Development
GiffordGifford Elena Kate Gifford Design, Design Futures, Cultural Products and Practices, Regeneration
HemmentHemment Drew Hemment Art Curation, Open Data, Social Technologies, Smart Cities, Digital Innovation
HerfurthHerfurth Lorenz Herfurth Innovation, Knowledge Exchange, Design Research, Design Management for Sustainability, Design Thinking
HernandezHernandez Ricardo J. Hernandez Design Management, Innovation, Sustainable Design, Product-Service Systems, Design Process
HuckHuck Jonny Huck Cartographic Design, GIS, Data Visualisation, Place Theory, Space Legibility, Remote Sensing
JacobsJacobs Naomi Jacobs Senior Research Associate, The Creative Exchange
JungJung Jeyon Jung Design Management, Design Thinking, Service Design, Design for Sustainability, Design & Culture
JungingerJunginger Sabine Junginger Design in the Organization, Design and Change, Design Management, Design Thinking, Human-Centered Product Development, Design Theory
LongLong Kiel Long Human-Computer Interaction, Interactive artefact design, Designing for health and wellbeing, Mindfulness and Mindlessness
LundLund Vicky Lund Proud Project Administrator
MarinelloMarinello Laura Marinello Team Coordinator
MurphyMurphy Emma Murphy Design Management, Research Methodology & Methods, Branding (Organisational, Place and Services), Design Thinking, Design Procurement, Briefing Process, Design and Business.
PritchardPritchard Corinne Pritchard Design Visualiser
RajendranRajendran Lakshmi Priya Rajendran Architecture and Urban design, Identity and belonging, Superdiversity, Comparative Urban Studies, Socio-spatial practices, Space and Place, Environmental Psychology,Critical Social and Digital media
SangiorgiSangiorgi Daniela Sangiorgi Service Design, Design for Public Services, Service Innovation
SarjentSarjent Nicola Sarjent Team Coordinator
SimsSims Tabitha R Sims conscientization : praxis intervention : phronesis : barefoot communities : community co-design : interaction design : user led service design
StubbsStubbs Debbie Stubbs Leapfrog Design Project Manager (maternity cover)
WareingWareing Laura Wareing Co-design, design for the public sector, tool design
YazdanpanahYazdanpanah Poone Yazdanpanah Design for Sustainability, Tradition and Transition, Meanings and Values, Crafts and Architecture

Current PhD Students

AkmalAkmal Haider Ali Akmal Design Fiction, Speculative Design, HCI, Design Research through Philosophy, Designing for Emotion
AlterAlter Hayley Alter Design PhD for Leapfrog
CarolanCarolan Natasha Carolan On-demand manufacture and creative commerce
Engku Md AzmiEngku Md Azmi Engku Aiesyah Amirah Engku Md Azmi Small Medium Enterprises, Branding Strategy
F. GalaboF. Galabo Rosendy F. Galabo Co-design, creative engagement tools, knowledge exchange design
GaoGao Zitong Gao Design Management for the digital age, New Product Development, User-centered Design
HuangHuang Yujia Huang Design Thinking, Creative Enterprise, Experience Design, Design strategy, Consumer Behaviors, Omni-channel Retailing
IsmailIsmail Mohd Suhaimi Ismail Insight from Service Design to inform the Architectural Design Process
KimKim Seo Young Kim City branding, City image, Strategic design, Cultural production, Brand communication
LeeLee Boyeun Lee Design PhD for PETRAS
Mustaffa HalabiMustaffa Halabi Khairun Nisa Mustaffa Halabi PhD Student / Design and Behavioural Change, User Experience, Packaging Design, Product Design, Consumer Behaviour
ParivarParivar Meg Parivar Design against crime interventions, Loss prevention, Design strategy, User experience design, Product design and development
PauPau Agnes Pau Packaging Design, Online Retailing, Sustainable Design
Pérez OjedaPérez Ojeda David Pérez Ojeda Design Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, Strategic Design
RazaliRazali Amirul Razali Automotive Design, Public Transportation, Active Commuting Strategies through Design, Identity in Product Design, Societies and Culture-related components in Product Design.
ScottScott Kakee Scott Sustainability, consumption, design for new economics
StewartStewart Hannah Stewart Commons based peer to peer communities, Makers, Non-market based economies, Governance, Digital Public Space, Data accumulation
WangWang Yueyi (Joy) Wang Design Management, Fashion Business Management, Design Innovation, Co-branding strategy, New product development process
WareingWareing Laura Wareing PhD in Design for Transformation North West
YouYou Xinya You Design thinking, Branding, Innovation, Organisation, Management
YuYu Eun Yu Understanding Service Design practices and contributions to New Service Development
ZhangZhang Wanlin Zhang Design for sustainability; Traditional making and sustainability; Crafts revival
ZhaoZhao Yuxin Zhao Urban Design; Cultural Research in Cities Development; Smart Cities; Spatial Innovation; Design Management; Visualisation;Marco regulation and zoning system;