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Dr. Adam De Eyto

Biography

  • Currently working on Design for Sustainability, User-Centered Design, Humanising Medical Devices, Design for Policy
  • Lecturer in Product Design
  • Executive Board member - Cumulus International Association of Art Design & Media Colleges
  • Vice Chair - Design Educators Ireland
  • Lead Editor - Iterations design research & practice review
  • Co-Director and PI, Design Factors Research Group at UL
  • XoSoft -Co-PI
  • Supervising MA & PhD research students in Design at University of Limerick, IT Carlow, Bournemouth University
  • Developing research partnerships in the Sustainable Design, Soft Robotics, and Applied Design Research fields
  • Specialties: Design for Sustainability, Design Education, Design for Health, Soft Product Design, Interdisciplinary education, Soft Robotics.
  • Previously Completed a PhD in the area of Sustainable Design Education with Bournemouth University.

Research Interests

Design for Sustainability, Product Design, Humanising Medical Devices, Soft XoSkeleton UCD, Soft Product Design, Circular Economy

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2017 Design Educators Ireland, DEI is the representative body for Design Education and research within the republic of Ireland- Formed in 2016 it represents the Higher Education Institutions who deliver Studio based Design Education and Research within the state.
  • 2017 National Design Forum, The National Design Forum was convened by the Minister for Business, Enterprise & Employment in 2017 as an advisory body on the Design Industry in Ireland. The Forum falls under the remit of the Government Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation .
  • 2014 Iterations Design Research and Practice review, Editorial Board
  • 2012 Environmenta Comittee, UL,
  • 2010 LEAD (Learning Education in Art &Design), Irish network and policy group for Art & Design Teaching at 3rd level
  • 2009 02 Ireland, Country Liaison - O2 Global is an international network for sustainable design
  • Design Research Society Conference 2018 organising committee,
  • Cumulus Executive Board, https://www.cumulusassociation.org/homepage/representatives/

Association

  • 2014 Member, Institute of Engineering Designers
  • 2008 Fellow of the IDI, Board Member - Publications / Graduate Design Awards Coordinator, Institute of Designers in Ireland

Education

  • 2013 UL - Postgraduate Diploma
  • 2010 Bournemouth University - PhD
  • 1995 NCAD - Bachelors Honours Degree.

Award

  • 2008 - Leo Jansen Award

Language

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Employment

  • Design Partners - Consultancy Designer
  • Lowe Alpine Systems - In House Designer

Publications

Book Chapters

2019

Application of a user-centered design approach to the development of XoSoft – A lower body soft exoskeleton
Power V.;de Eyto A.;Hartigan B.;Ortiz J.;O’Sullivan L.
(2019) Application of a user-centered design approach to the development of XoSoft – A lower body soft exoskeleton
In Biosystems and Biorobotics; pp. 44-48
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_9

2017

User Centered Design and Usability of Bionic Devices
Power,V;deEyto,A;Ortiz,J., O'Sullivan, L.W.
(2017) User Centered Design and Usability of Bionic Devices
In Biosystems & Biorobotics: Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II; London : Springer pp. pp.581-585
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46669-9_96

2016

XoSoft - A Vision for a Soft Modular Lower Limb Exoskeleton
Ortiz,J;Roncon,E;Power,V;deEyto,A;OSullivan,L;et al
(2016) XoSoft - A Vision for a Soft Modular Lower Limb Exoskeleton
In Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends; London : Springer pp. 83-88
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46532-6_14

2014

Growing Oak Trees- Education for sustainable design; building a sustainable design literacy in undergraduate and professional designers
de Eyto, Adam
(2014) Growing Oak Trees- Education for sustainable design; building a sustainable design literacy in undergraduate and professional designers
In Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development ; USA : IGI Global pp. 584-604

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

Discomfort/Pain and Tissue Oxygenation at the Lower Limb During Circumferential Compression: Application to Soft Exoskeleton Design
Kermavnar T.;O’Sullivan K.;de Eyto A.;O’Sullivan L.
(2020) Discomfort/Pain and Tissue Oxygenation at the Lower Limb During Circumferential Compression: Application to Soft Exoskeleton Design
In Human factors;
DOI: 10.1177/0018720819892098
[ULIR]

2019

Design and Evaluation of a Soft Assistive Lower Limb Exoskeleton
Di Natali C.;Poliero T.;Sposito M.;Graf E.;Bauer C.;Pauli C.;Bottenberg E.;De Eyto A.;O'Sullivan L.;Hidalgo A.;Scherly D.;Stadler K.;Caldwell D.;Ortiz J.
(2019) Design and Evaluation of a Soft Assistive Lower Limb Exoskeleton
In Robotica;
DOI: 10.1017/S0263574719000067
[ULIR]

2018

Ensuring Rigor in Qualitative Data Analysis: A Design Research Approach to Coding Combining NVivo With Traditional Material Methods
Maher, C;Hadfield, M;Hutchings, M;de Eyto, A
(2018) Ensuring Rigor in Qualitative Data Analysis: A Design Research Approach to Coding Combining NVivo With Traditional Material Methods
In International Journal Of Qualitative Methods; THOUSAND OAKS : SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC
DOI: 10.1177/1609406918786362

2018

Computerized Cuff Pressure Algometry as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Robotic Applications: A Systematic Review
Kermavnar, T,Power, V,de Eyto, A,O'Sullivan, LW
(2018) Computerized Cuff Pressure Algometry as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Robotic Applications: A Systematic Review
In Soft Robotics; New York, USA : Mary Ann Libert Inc. pp. 1-16
DOI: 10.1089/soro.2017.0046
[ULIR]

2018

Technology Acceptance and User-Centred Design of Assistive Exoskeletons for Older Adults: A Commentary
Shore,L; Power,V; de Eyto,A; OSullivan,L
(2018) Technology Acceptance and User-Centred Design of Assistive Exoskeletons for Older Adults: A Commentary
In Soft Robotics;
DOI: doi:10.3390/robotics7010003
[ULIR]

2018

Technology Acceptance and User-Centred Design of Assistive Exoskeletons for Older Adults: A Commentary
Shore, L;PowerI, V;de Eyto, A;O'Sullivan, LW
(2018) Technology Acceptance and User-Centred Design of Assistive Exoskeletons for Older Adults: A Commentary
In ROBOTICS; BASEL : MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/robotics7010003

2017

XoSoft – Development of a Soft Modular Lower Limb Exoskeleton
Jaap Buurke, Corien Nikamp, Chris Baten, Christoph Bauer, Eveline Grav, Samuel Schuelein, Valerie Power, Leonard O'Sullivan, Adam de Eyto, Jesús Ortiz
(2017) XoSoft – Development of a Soft Modular Lower Limb Exoskeleton
In Gait And Posture; pp. 51-
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.06.413

2016

Perch Design, Reflections on a journey from design research to design practice and business
Dennehy, Simon; deEyto, Adam
(2016) Perch Design, Reflections on a journey from design research to design practice and business
In Iterations; Ireland : pp. 66-69
[ULIR]

2015

A design research framework to inform policy in Irish higher education
Maher,C, de Eyto,A, Hadfield, M, Hutchings,M
(2015) A design research framework to inform policy in Irish higher education
In Iterations; Ireland : pp. 56-57
[ULIR]

2008

Strategies for developing sustainable design practice for students and SME professionals
de Eyto A., Mc Mahon M., Hadfield M., Hutchings M.
(2008) Strategies for developing sustainable design practice for students and SME professionals
In European Journal Of Engineering Education; pp. 331-342
DOI: 10.1080/03043790802088681

Other Journals

2011

Building a sustainability literacy,Sustainable design integration initiatives from Wales and Ireland
O'Rafferty,S and de Eyto, A
(2011) Building a sustainability literacy,Sustainable design integration initiatives from Wales and Ireland
In Design Research Journal , Swedish Industrial Design Foundation; stockholm : pp. 38-45

2009

Re-thinking design education- sustainable design education as a new lens by which to view design history
de Eyto A. and Fahey T.
(2009) Re-thinking design education- sustainable design education as a new lens by which to view design history
In Design Philosophy Papers;

2008

Our heads are round-Sustainable design or just the re framing of good design?
de Eyto A
(2008) Our heads are round-Sustainable design or just the re framing of good design?
In Creative Axis (Institute of Designers in Ireland Journal);

2007

Sustainable Innovation through design -An unprecedented opportunity
de Eyto, A.
(2007) Sustainable Innovation through design -An unprecedented opportunity
In Creative Axis (Institute of Designers in Ireland Journal);

Conference Publications

2019

Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends. WeRob 2018. Biosystems & Biorobotics
Power V., de Eyto A., Hartigan B., Ortiz J., O'Sullivan L.W.
(2019) Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends. WeRob 2018. Biosystems & Biorobotics
Carrozza M., Micera S., Pons J.(Ed.) pp. n/a-n/a Pisa, Italy
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01887-0_9

2018

ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
Graf E.;De Eyto A.;Sposito M.;Pauli C.;O'Sullivan L.;Bauer C.;Bottenberg E.;Scherly D.;Erkens L.;Wirz M.;Ortiz J.;Power V.;Poliero T.;Henke R.;Brinks G.;Stadler K.
(2018) ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
In Acm International Conference Proceeding Series; pp. 202-207
DOI: 10.1145/3197768.3197779

2018

2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics, RoboSoft 2018
Poliero T.;Di Natali C.;Sposito M.;Ortiz J.;Graf E.;Pauli C.;Bottenberg E.;De Eyto A.;Caldwell D.
(2018) 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics, RoboSoft 2018
pp. 559-564
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOSOFT.2018.8405385

2017

Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future, E and PDE 2017
Segalas J.;De EYTO A.;McMAHON M.;Joore P.;Crul M.;Wever R.;Jimenez A.
(2017) Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future, E and PDE 2017
pp. 224-229

2017

Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future, E and PDE 2017
Shore L.;De EYTO A.;Kiernan L.;Bhaird D.;Connolly A.;White P.;Fahey T.;Moane S.
(2017) Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future, E and PDE 2017
pp. 218-223

2017

Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II
O'Sullivan, L. W.; Power, V.; de Eyto, A.; Ortiz, J.
(2017) Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II
Ib'a~nez, Jaime and Gonz'alez-Vargas, Jos'e and Azor'in, Jos'e Mar'ia and Akay, Metin and Pons, Jos'e Luis(Ed.) pp. 581-585 Cham

2017

BUILDING COMMUNITY: DESIGN EDUCATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Segalas, J;de Eyto, A;McMahon, M;Joore, P;Crul, M;Wever, R;Jimenez, A
(2017) BUILDING COMMUNITY: DESIGN EDUCATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
GLASGOW : DESIGN SOC pp. 224-229

2017

BUILDING COMMUNITY: DESIGN EDUCATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Shore, L;de Eyto, A;Kiernan, L;Bhaird, DNA;Connolly, A;White, PJ;Fahey, T;Moane, S
(2017) BUILDING COMMUNITY: DESIGN EDUCATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
GLASGOW : DESIGN SOC pp. 218-223

2017

XoSoft - A Vision for a Soft Modular Lower Limb Exoskeleton
Ortiz, J,Rocon, E,Power, V,de Eyto, A,O'Sullivan, L,Wirz, M,Bauer, C,Schulein, S,Stadler, KS,Mazzolai, B,Teeuw, WB,Baten, C,Nikamp, C,Buurke, J,Thorsteinsson, F,Muller, J,GonzalezVargas, J,Ibanez, J,ContrerasVidal, JL,VanDerKooij, H,Pons, JL
(2017) XoSoft - A Vision for a Soft Modular Lower Limb Exoskeleton
In Wearable Robotics: Challenges And Trends; pp. 83-88
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46532-6_14

2016

2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference
O'Rafferty, S, de Eyto, A, Lewis, H
(2016) 2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference
Lloyd, P, Bohemia, E(Ed.) pp. 3571-3589 Brighton
[ULIR]

2016

2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference
de Eyto, A, Maher,C, Hadfield,M , Hutchings, M.
(2016) 2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference
Lloyd,P, Bohemia,E(Ed.) pp. 2711-2722 Brighton
DOI: 10.21606/drs.2016.268
[ULIR]

2016

9th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments
Power,V;O'Sullivan,L;deEyto,A;Shulen,S;et Al
(2016) 9th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments

DOI: 10.1145/2910674.2935827

2016

ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
Power V.;Schülein S.;Mueller J.;O'Sullivan L.;Nikamp C.;Ortiz J.;De Eyto A.;Bauer C.
(2016) ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
In Acm International Conference Proceeding Series;
DOI: 10.1145/2910674.2935827

2015

8th EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development)
de Eyto, A, Ryan, A ,Mc Mahon, M ,Hassett,G, Flynn
(2015) 8th EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development)
UBC , Vancouver , Canada
[ULIR]

2014

Designa 2014, International Conference on Design Research
Holohan, S., Leahy,K., deEyto,A.
(2014) Designa 2014, International Conference on Design Research
pp. 59-60 Portugal

2014

HIGH VALUE MANUFACTURING: ADVANCED RESEARCH IN VIRTUAL AND RAPID PROTOTYPING
Curtis, E,O'Sullivan, KJ,White, E,de Eyto, A,Bartolo, PJD,DeLemos, ACS,Pereira, AMH,Mateus, AJD,Ramos, C,DosSantos, C,Oliveira, D,Pinto, E,Craveiro, F,Bartolo, H,Almeia, HD,Sousa I,Matias, JM,Durao, L,Gaspar, M,Alves, NMF,Carreira, P,Ferreira, T,Marques, T
(2014) HIGH VALUE MANUFACTURING: ADVANCED RESEARCH IN VIRTUAL AND RAPID PROTOTYPING
In High Value Manufacturing: Advanced Research In Virtual And Rapid Prototyping; pp. 391-394

2014

High Value Manufacturing: Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Research and Rapid Prototyping, VR@P 2013
Curtis E.;O'Sullivan K.;White E.;De Eyto A.
(2014) High Value Manufacturing: Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Research and Rapid Prototyping, VR@P 2013
pp. 391-394

2014

Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Design Education and Human Technology Relations, E and PDE 2014
Maher C.;Hadfield M.;Hutchings M.;De Eyto A.
(2014) Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Design Education and Human Technology Relations, E and PDE 2014
pp. 437-442

2014

International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education
Maher,C, Hadfield,M, Hutchings,M, de Eyto, A
(2014) International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education
Bohemia E, Eger, A, Eggink,W, Kovacevic, A, Parkinson, B, Wits, W(Ed.) pp. 122- University of Twente, Netherlands

2014

European Conference on Information Systems
Holohan, S., Leahy, K., DeEyto, A.
(2014) European Conference on Information Systems
Baumöl, Ulrike; vom Brocke, Jan; Jung, Reinhard(Ed.) Tel Aviv, Israel

2013

Engineering Education for Sustainable Development 2013
de Eyto, A, Mc Mahon, M, Mulder, K, Wever, R, De Werk,G & Overschie,M.
(2013) Engineering Education for Sustainable Development 2013
pp. 101-114 Cambridge University, UK
[ULIR]

2013

Eco Design 2013, Korea
Wever, R., Peck, D.,de Eyto,A.
(2013) Eco Design 2013, Korea
Shinville, Korea
[ULIR]

2013

VRAP ,6th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping
Curtis,E, O'Sullivan,K , White, E & de Eyto, A
(2013) VRAP ,6th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping

2012

2nd AIARG (All Ireland Architecture Research Group) Conference
ORiain, M , de Eyto, A, O Driscoll
(2012) 2nd AIARG (All Ireland Architecture Research Group) Conference

2011

SIM (Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing) Conference
Fuery, J , de Eyto, A, & Maher,C
(2011) SIM (Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing) Conference

2010

EESD2012 (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development)
de Eyto, A, & de Werk, G
(2010) EESD2012 (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development)
EESD Scientific Comittee(Ed.) Chalmers University& Royal Institute of Technology, Gotenburg, Sweden

2009

Cumulus London conference- 2009
de Eyto, Adam
(2009) Cumulus London conference- 2009
Tischner, U & Stebbing , P(Ed.) London

2008

4th EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development) Conference
de Eyto, Adam & De Werk, Gertjan
(2008) 4th EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development) Conference
Graz , Austria

2008

4th EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development) Conference
de Eyto, Adam
(2008) 4th EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development) Conference

2008

DEEDS (Design Education Sustainability), University of Brighton: '360o – Charting New Territory in Sustainable Design Education'
de Eyto, Adam
(2008) DEEDS (Design Education Sustainability), University of Brighton: '360o – Charting New Territory in Sustainable Design Education'
Fuad Luke, A(Ed.)

2006

3rd EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development)
de Eyto, A, Hadfield, M, Hutchings, M
(2006) 3rd EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development)
Lyon, France

Other Publications

2018

Cuff Pressure Algometry in Patients with Chronic Pain as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Exoskeletons: A Systematic Review
Kermavnar, T;Power, V;de Eyto, A;O'Sullivan, L
(2018) Cuff Pressure Algometry in Patients with Chronic Pain as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Exoskeletons: A Systematic Review
In Soft Robotics; NEW ROCHELLE : MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC pp. 497-511
DOI: 10.1089/soro.2017.0088

2018

Technology Acceptance and User-Centred Design of Assistive Exoskeletons for Older Adults: A Commentary (vol 7, 3, 2018)
Shore, L;Power, V;de Eyto, A;O'Sullivan, LW
(2018) Technology Acceptance and User-Centred Design of Assistive Exoskeletons for Older Adults: A Commentary (vol 7, 3, 2018)
In ROBOTICS; BASEL : MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/robotics7040078

2018

Cuff Pressure Algometry in Patients with Chronic Pain as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Exoskeletons: A Systematic Review
Kermavnar, T;Power, V;de Eyto, A;O'Sullivan, L
(2018) Cuff Pressure Algometry in Patients with Chronic Pain as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Exoskeletons: A Systematic Review
In Soft Robotics; NEW ROCHELLE : MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC pp. 497-511
DOI: 10.1089/soro.2017.0088

2018

Computerized Cuff Pressure Algometry as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Robotic Applications: A Systematic Review
Kermavnar T.;Power V.;De Eyto A.;O'Sullivan L.
(2018) Computerized Cuff Pressure Algometry as Guidance for Circumferential Tissue Compression for Wearable Soft Robotic Applications: A Systematic Review
In Soft Robotics; pp. 1-16
DOI: 10.1089/soro.2017.0046