Articles by P. John Clarkson

Prof. Clarkson is the director of the EDC since 1997. His research interests are in the general area of engineering design, particularly the development of design methodologies to address specific issues, for example, process management, healthcare, and inclusive design. He has published over 450 papers and written and edited a number of books on medical equipment design and inclusive design.

Inclusive Design Advisor: Understanding the Design Practice Before Developing Inclusivity Tools

Abstract This paper describes an exploratory study investigating ways to accommodate inclusive design techniques and tools within industrial design practices. The approach of our research is that by making only small changes in design features, designers end up with more inclusive products. Our research group examined how to enable designers to make design decisions toward […] [Read More]