Dr Vanja Garaj
Dr Vanja Garaj is Head of Design at Brunel University London, where he also contributes to the Professional Design Studio module within the MSc Integrated Product Design programme. His teaching promotes goal-oriented experimentation, while placing emphasis on the design process and practice-based approach in collaboration with industry. He co-ordinated a number of live project briefs, across design fields, with the organisations including Cancer Research UK, NHS, Pan Macmillan, Help for Heroes, Friends of the Elderly, Corney & Barrow, Shell, Ibis and BT. Dr Garaj’s research is aimed at design, development and evaluation of innovative systems, products and services, with the focus on digital and digital-physical domains and the application of the latest technology. The current research and innovation projects include Inclusive Immersion, funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), StoryFutures, StoryFutures Academy and StoryFutures China, funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and Impacting Business by Design, funded by Research England.
- BSc in Product Design
- PhD in Systems Engineering (Human Factors)
- PgCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education