Alex Duffy Biography

Alex is Professor of Systems Design and currently Head of Department of Design Manufacture and Engineering Management, at the University of Strathclyde, and the Director of MarRI-UK.

Alex is on the International Advisory Board for Engineering Product Development in MIT’s Singapore University of Technology and Design and is the editor of the Journal of Engineering Design, an Associate Editor of Design Science, a Strategic Advisory Board member for the International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation, and on the editorial boards of the journals of Research in Engineering Design, Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design Analysis and Manufacture, and the International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics.

As MarRI-UK Director, Alex directs and supervises MarRI-UK operations, which includes leading MarRI-UK core-team and Operational Board. He is responsible for the establishment of MarRI-UK strategic goals, formulating plans to ensure the goals are met, make key decisions, liaising with MarRI-UK Board to ensure all efforts are aligned, and provide strategic advice to the Strategy Board and Chairman.