Akane MATSUMAE is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Design at Kyushu University. She received an M.E. from the Tokyo Institute of Technology (TITECH), Juris Doctor from Kyushu University, and Ph.D. in Knowledge Science from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST). Her current research interest focuses on social creativity from the perspective of social innovation design.
Srinivasan VENKATARAMAN is an Assistant Professor in Department of Design at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi). He holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Engineering Design from the Indian Institute of Science. His broad interests are in Design Creativity & Innovation, Design Theory & Methodology, Function Modelling, Virtual & Augmented Reality, Engineering Design and New Product Development.
Andrew WODEHOUSE is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde in the Department of Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management. He has an MEng in Product Design Engineering from the University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art, and a PhD in information support for design conceptualisation from the University of Strathclyde. His research interests include creative collaboration, product interaction, and digital manufacture.