About the Conference

Introduction & Organizing Commitee

Founded in 1966, the Design Research Society (DRS) is the multi-disciplinary learned society for the global design research community. Members and participants are drawn from diverse backgrounds and as well as running a biennial conference, DRS sponsors a wide range of events and publications, including the Design Research Quarterly. DRS essentially aim to advance the theory and practice of design through the production and dissemination of scholarship and other forms of knowledge.


www.designresearchsociety.org

Conference Chair

Dr Praima Israsena / Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


Review Committee Chair

Prof. David Durling / BIAD, UK


Conference Co-Chairs

Dr Juthamas Tangsantikul / Communication Management

Assoc.Prof. Nuannoy Boonvong / Event Planning & Management

Dr Apinya Boonprakob / Networking & Funding Management

Dr Pundita Tantiwong / Budget Management

(All from the Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand)


Review Committee Co-Chairs

Dr Tiiu Poldma / Université de Montréal, Canada

Prof Anna Valtonen / Umea University, Sweden


Conference Organising committee

Dr Praima Israsena / Conference Chair / Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Dr Seymour Roworth-Stokes / DRS Chair / University for the Creative Arts, UK

Prof David Durling / DRS Communications Secretary & Review Committee Chair/ BIAD, UK

Dr Erik Bohemia / DRS Events Secretary / Northumbria University, UK

Dr Peter Lloyd / DRS Membership Secretary / Open University UK


Review Committee

Prof David Durling (Chair) / Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, UK

Dr Tiiu Poldma / Université de Montréal, Canada

Prof Anna Valtonen / Umea University, Sweden

Dr Kristina Niedderer / SIG on Experiential Knowledge / University of Wolverhampton, UK

Prof Richard Coles / SIG on Design for Health and Well Being / Birmingham City University, UK

Dr Tom Fisher / SIG on Emotion, Experience and Interaction / Nottingham Trent University, UK

Prof Michael Tovey / SIG on Design Pedagogy / Coventry University, UK


The Review Panel includes 181 experienced academics from around the world who undertake the actual work of reviewing proposals and full papers.


Scientific Sub-Committee.

Dr. Praima Israsena / Chulalongkorn University (Chair)

Dr. Sompit Fusakul / King Mongkut's University of Technology Lardkrabang

Dr. Napawan Sawasdichai / King Mongkut's University of Technology Lardkrabang

Dr. Uraiwan Paradee / King Mongkut's University of Technology Lardkrabang

Asst. Prof. Chanyaporn Chultamara / King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

Asst. Prof. Nigel Power / King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

Dr. Chujit Treerattanaphan / King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

Dr. Namfon Laisatrukrai / Silpakorn University

Mr. Pratarn Theerathada / Art4D's Managing Director

Dr. Surapong Lertsithichai / Mahidol University

Asst. Prof. Apinya Boonprakob / Chulalongkorn University

Assoc. Prof. Nualnoy Boonvong / Chulalongkorn University

Asst. Prof. Pundita Tuntiwong / Chulalongkorn University

Dr. Jutamas Tangsantikul / Chulalongkorn University

Dr. Supavee Sirinakaraporn / Silpakorn University

Dr. Pornsanong Wongsingthong / Chulalongkorn University

Asst. Prof. Khontaporn Miarman / Chiangmai University

Mr. Apisit Laisatrukrai / TCDC's Director

Asst. Prof. Singh Intrachooto / Kasetsart University

Welcome to DRS 2012