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Research in Engineering Design

Research in Engineering Design

Editor-in-Chief: Yoram Reich

ISSN: 0934-9839 (print version)
ISSN: 1435-6066 (electronic version)

Journal no. 163

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Yoram Reich
School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
E-mail: yoram@eng.tau.ac.il


Area editors


Human issues

Saeema Ahmed-Kristensen

School of Design

Royal College of Art, UK



Dan Braha

Charlton College of Business

University of Massachusetts, USA


Design synthesis

Amaresh Chakrabarti

Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing

Indian Institute of Science, India


Industry studies

Claudia Eckert

Department of Design, Development, Environment and Materials

Open University, UK



Matthias Finkbeiner

Department of Sustainable Engineering

Technical University of Berlin, Germany


Research Methodology

Dan Frey

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA 


Design theory

Pascal Le Masson

Center of Scientific Management

Mines Paristech, France



Design automation

Jami Shah

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Arizona State University, USA



Editorial board


Jonathan Cagan

Mechanical Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University, USA


Gaetano Cascini

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Politecnico di Milano, Italy


P. John Clarkson
Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge, UK


Andrew Dong

Design Lab, Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning

University of Sydney, Australia


Alex Duffy

CAD Centre

University of Strathclyde, UK


Charles M. Eastman

College of Architecture

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA


George Fadel

Mechanical Engineering Department

Clemson University, USA


Claus T. Hansen

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


Ben Hicks 

Faculty of Engineering

University of Bristol, UK


‘Kemper E. Lewis

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

University of Buffalo, USA’


Udo Lindemann

Institute of Product Development

Technical University Munich, Germany


Johan Malmqvist

Department of Product and Production Development

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden


Christopher A. McMahon

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark


Gül E. Okudan Kremer

College of Engineering

Pennsylvania State University, USA


Warren Seering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA



Tim Simpson

Departments of Mechanical and Nuclear and

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Pennsylvania State University, USA


Joshua D. Summers

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Clemson University, USA


Tetsuo Tomiyama

Cranfield campus

Cranfield University, UK


Irem Tumer

School of Mechanical Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering

Oregon State University, USA


Yashushi Umeda

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Osaka University, Japan


Bernard Yannou

Laboratory of Industrial Engineering (LGI)

Ecole Centrale Paris, France


Ali Yassine

Faculty of Engineering & Architecture

American University of Beirut, Lebanon 


Deyi Xue

School of Engineering

University of Calgary, Canada


Advisory board


Takahiro Fujimoto

Faculty of Economics

The University of Tokyo, Japan


Eswaran Subrahmanian

Institute for Complex Engineered Systems

Carnegie Mellon University, USA


Nam P. Suh

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Roberto Verganti

School of Management

Politecnico di Milano, Italy



Founding editors


Jack Dixon (retired)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Massachusetts, USA


Susan Finger

Department of Civil Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University, USA

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    Research in Engineering Design is an international journal that publishes research papers on design theory and methodology in all fields of engineering, focussing on mechanical, civil, architectural, and manufacturing engineering. The journal is designed for professionals in academia, industry and government interested in research issues relevant to design practice. Papers emphasize underlying principles of engineering design and discipline-oriented research where results are of interest or extendible to other engineering domains. General areas of interest include theories of design, foundations of design environments, representations and languages, models of design processes, and integration of design and manufacturing. Representative topics include functional representation, feature-based design, shape grammars, process design, redesign, product data base models, and empirical studies. The journal also publishes state-of-the-art review articles. 

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