Prof. Blair Kuys
Director - Centre for Design Innovation
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
School of Design
Department of Interior Architecture and Industrial Design
Prof. Blair Kuys is currently Department Chair (Head) of Interior Architecture and Industrial Design within the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design at Swinburne University of Technology, in addition to his responsibilities as Director of the Centre for Design Innovation. Prof. Blair Kuys completed a PhD with the CSIRO and Swinburne University of Technology in 2010.
He is an active researcher and has been instrumental in working alongside scientists, manufacturers and engineers to promote the benefits of industrial design for new product developments. Prof. Blair Kuys has successfully been awarded six Vice-Chancellor's Awards for:
- Community Engagement (2008)
- Teaching: Higher Education (2009)
- Sustainability (2010)
- Internationalisation (2011)
- Research (Early Career) (2012)
- Industry Engagement (2014)
These awards highlight his strong commitment to important values for Swinburne University of Technology, showing commitment and leadership across all portfolios.