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Dr ERTUgrul UNVER (BSc, MSc, PhD, PgCert, Associate Professor): Principal Enterprise Fellow in 3D & Product Design.


Dr Unver is a Principal Fellow at the University of Huddersfield. He has an extensive commercial experience worked in industry in the UK and overseas. He worked as an Industrial Designer & CAD/CAM manager where he designed several consumer products including laptops, mobile phones, monitors, security & monitoring devices between 1995-1999. He then was appointed as Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield, teaching on BA/BSc Product Design, BSc Industrial Design and BA Transport Design courses. He was course leader for BA Industrial Design, MA 3D Digital Design, BA/BSc Product Design courses.

 

Dr Unver has 10 years industrial and over 20 years of academic experience in Research and Development particularly Design for Manufacturing including, machine tools, manufacturing technologies (turning, milling, grinding, CNC, CAD/CAM, machinery design, press, forging steelwork machinery, moulding design. He has a degree in the BSc Mechanical Engineering in 1986, completed his MSc Master in 1989 on Industrial Design & Computer Programming. Dr Unver has worked as a Research Assistant, a Lecturer in Turkey. After completing his PhD, he became Assistant Professor at the University of Cukurova, Turkey in 1994. In 2013, he was awarded the title of Associate Professor by the Higher Education Authority of Turkey (YOK). Recently, he has been appointed as a Principal Enterprise Fellow (Reader/Professor) at the University of Huddersfield, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture and 3D Design.

 

He has been a member of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA (2013-) and was a member of the Institution of Engineering Design (AIED), (2013-2015). He has published over 120 research articles, delivered many keynote speeches, run several Innovate UK, EU funded projects, won several awards particularly for his patented design of Scalp cooling cap with Paxman Coolers. He is also in the Editorial Board of the Design Journal. His current research interest is on Mass Customisation, Medical Product Development, application of AR/VR for Industrial Design, anthropometric & ergonomics analysis and 3D simulation.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Mass Customisation for Industrial Design
  • Product Design, Design for Manufactiuring,
  • Advanced 3D surfacing, Class A, parametric modelling,
  • Alias, Solidworks, Rhino, Grasshopper, Dynamo  visual programming languages
  • Additive Manufacturing, 3D printing, Rapid Tooling
  • 3D Scanning, 3D Simulations, AR/VR appplication for DFM

Biography

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Research Output

  • 55 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 10 Article
  • 8 Conference contribution
  • 3 Exhibition
  • 1 Digital or Visual Products

An Approach of Rapid Tooling for Scalp Cooling Cap Design

Unver, E., Binder, J., Kagioglou, M. & Burke, P., 1 Mar 2020, In : Computer-Aided Design and Applications. 17, 2, p. 337-347 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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  • An Approach to Improve Technical Drawing using VR and AR Tools

    Huerta Cardoso, O. I., Unver, E., Aslan, R., Kus, A. & Allen, J., 1 Jul 2020, In : Computer-Aided Design and Applications. 17, 4, p. 836-849 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A Design-based Approach to Enhancing Technical Drawing Skills in Design and Engineering Education using VR and AR Tools

    Huerta Cardoso, O. I., Kus, A., Unver, E., Aslan, P. R., Dawood, M., Kofoglu, M. & Ivanov, V., 26 Feb 2019, VISIGRAPP 2019: Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications. Kerren, A., Hurter, C. & Braz, J. (eds.). Portugal: Science and Technology Publications, Lda., Vol. 3. p. 306-313 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    An Approach of Rapid Tooling for Scalp Cooling Cap Design

    Unver, E., Binder, J., Kagioglou, M. & Burke, P., 24 Jun 2019, Proceedings of CAD’19. p. 451-455 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
  • Application of VR and AR Tools for Technical Drawing Education

    Huerta Cardoso, O. I., Unver, E., Aslan, P. R., Kus, A. & Chotrov, D., 2019, Proceedings of CAD'19. p. 363-366 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
  • Activities

    • 3 Oral presentation
    • 1 Invited talk
    • 1 International Collaboration

    Teknik Resim Eğitimi İçin Geliştirilen Sanal Gerçeklik Öğretim Materyalinin Öğrencilerin Kavramsal ve Bilişsel Öğrenme Düzeylerine Etkisinin İncelenmesiert

    Derya Emreli (Speaker), Mohammed Kofoglu (Speaker), Ridvan Aslan (Speaker), Abdil Kuş (Speaker), Ertugrul Unver (Speaker)
    12 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Technical University of Sofia

    Omar Ivan Huerta Cardoso (Visiting researcher), Ertu Unver (Visiting researcher)
    7 Nov 201810 Nov 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesInternational Collaboration

    3D Printed Fashion: A Dual Approach

    Emma Grain (Speaker), Ertu Unver (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
    5 Sep 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    3D printing for Medical Product Development: The Advantages of Additive Manufacturing to Reduce Cost of Design and Development in the Medical Industry: Paxman Case Study

    Ertugrul Unver (Speaker), Christian Sorbie (Speaker), Michail Kagioglou (Speaker), Richard Paxman (Speaker)
    12 Apr 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Making it real: virtual tools in 3D creative practice

    Lionel Dean (Speaker), Ertugrul Unver (Speaker), Ian Campbell (Speaker), De Beer Deon (Speaker)
    24 Sep 2012

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation