Research foci

  • Creativity in conceptual design – Our research aims to identify and incorporate results of psychology research to enhance creative productivity in the engineering design process, with focus on the conceptual-design stage.
  • Design for environmentally conscious (pro-environmental) behavior – The above and other strategies are applied to develop design concepts that support pro-environmental behavior.

Laboratory Director

Professor Li Shu

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto


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