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Editor-in-Chief: Amaresh Chakrabarti, Professor and Chairman, Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India

Amaresh Chakrabarti is professor and Chairman at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He has BE in Mechanical Engg from IIEST Shibpur, India, ME in Mechanical Design from IISc, and PhD in Engg Design from University of Cambridge, UK. After PhD, he led for 10 years the Design Synthesis team at the EPSRC Centre for Excellence Engg Design Centre at Univ. of Cambridge. His interests are in design synthesis & creativity, eco-design & sustainability, product informatics, virtual reality, and smart manufacturing and data analytics, and design research methodology. He authored/edited 13 books, over 270 peer-reviewed articles, and has 4 patents granted and another 4 pending. He co-authored DRM, an internationally acclaimed methodology used widely as a framework for carrying out engg design research. He is an Associate Editor for AI EDAM and Design Science Journals (both Cambridge University Press), Area Editor for Research in Engg Design Journal (Springer), Regional Editor for J for Remanufacturing (Springer), and Advisory Editor for 7 International Journals incl. J of Engg D (Taylor & Francis), Clean Tech & Env. Policy (Springer), Design Studies J (Elsevier), and Int J Design Creativity & Innovation (Taylor & Francis). Prof Chakrabarti has been on the Advisory Board of Design Society where he is currently elected to its Board of Management, a member of CII National Committee on Design India, and a member of the Jury for India Design Mark, India Design Council, and India Design Excellence Awards, CII. He founded IDeASLab – the first design observatory in India, and co-founded the first smart manufacturing laboratory in India. He is the Programme chair for Intl Conf series on Research into Design (ICoRD), 22nd CIRP Design Conf (CIRP Design 2012), 3rd Intl Conf on Design Creativity (3rd ICDC 2015) and vice-Chair for AI in Design and Design Computing & Cognition Conf series. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineering Designers, UK, the peer society under the UK Royal Charter in engg design, and received the TUM Ambassador Award from TU Munich Germany. 13 of his papers won top paper awards in international conferences.

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