Institute for Design Innovation

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Mikko Koria

Professor Mikko Koria

Associate Dean for Enterprise, Professor of Design Innovation and Director of the Institute for Design Innovation

Mikko’s key expertise is linked to successful leadership of complex, multicultural and multidisciplinary organisations and initiatives, combining technical and social goals.
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Dr Erik Bohemia

Programme Director, Institute for Design Innovation

Erik joins Loughborough University London from the Loughborough Design School. His current research explores changes associated with Globalisation and the impact of these changes on Design.
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Julia Goga Cooke

Dr Juliana Goga-Cooke

Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation

Dr. Julia Goga-Cooke is an academic, journalist, design thinker and entrepreneur.
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Daniel Graff

Dr Daniel Graff

Lecturer in Design Innovation

Daniel’s expertise lies in high-performance teams. He leads the research initiatives in the area of creative and collaborative teamwork and is the key academic lead for the collaborative student projects across our London campus.
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Siv Jansson

Dr Siv Jansson

University Teacher

Dr Siv Jansson has worked at a range of institutions in the UK and overseas, including eight years living and working in New Zealand and eight months living in Australia. She teaches on ‘Identity, Culture and Communication'.
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Dr Ksenija Kuzmina

Dr Ksenija Kuzmina

Lecturer in Design Innovation and Management

Ksenija has a PhD in Service Design and Education for Sustainable Development from Loughborough University and and MA in Sustainable Design from Kingston University.
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Dr Vicky Lofthouse

Dr Vicky Lofthouse

Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation

Dr Vicky Lofthouse is a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Design and heads up the Sustainable Design Research Group in the Design School at Loughborough University.
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Dr Samantha Porter

Dr Samantha Porter

Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation

Dr Samantha Porter is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Design School at Loughborough University.
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Sharon Prendeville

Dr Sharon Prendeville

Lecturer

Dr Sharon Prendeville is a lecturer in design innovation. She specialises in sustainability, with a particular focus on design and business model innovation for a circular economy.
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Dr Laura Santamaria

Dr Laura Santamaria

Lecturer

Dr Laura Santamaria is a design practitioner and academic. She specialises in cultural and meaning-making aspects of innovation, with a particular focus on design for sustainability.
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Dipesh Dhimar

Dr Ida Telalbasic

Lecturer

As a member of the Institute for Design Innovation, Ida contributes to research, teaching and enterprise activities in the area of Design Innovation Management at Loughborough University London.
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