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Dr. Adam De Eyto

phd

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 Chapter

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.
Biosystems and Biorobotics 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.
Biosystems & Biorobotics: Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II 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
Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends 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
Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development

Conference Publication

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.
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOSOFT.2018.8405385

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.
Acm International Conference Proceeding Series DOI: 10.1145/3197768.3197779

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

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
Wearable Robotics: Challenges And Trends DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46532-6_14

2017

Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II
O'Sullivan, L. W.; Power, V.; de Eyto, A.; Ortiz, J.

2017

BUILDING COMMUNITY: DESIGN EDUCATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Segalas, J;de Eyto, A;McMahon, M;Joore, P;Crul, M;Wever, R;Jimenez, A

2016

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

2016

2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference
O'Rafferty, S, de Eyto, A, Lewis, H

2016

2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference
de Eyto, A, Maher,C, Hadfield,M , Hutchings, M.
DOI: 10.21606/drs.2016.268

2015

8th EESD (Engineering Education for Sustainable Development)
de Eyto, A, Ryan, A ,Mc Mahon, M ,Hassett,G, Flynn

2014

International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education
Maher,C, Hadfield,M, Hutchings,M, de Eyto, A

2014

European Conference on Information Systems
Holohan, S., Leahy, K., DeEyto, A.

2014
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
High Value Manufacturing: Advanced Research In Virtual And Rapid Prototyping

2013

Engineering Education for Sustainable Development 2013
de Eyto, A, Mc Mahon, M, Mulder, K, Wever, R, De Werk,G & Overschie,M.

2013

Eco Design 2013, Korea
Wever, R., Peck, D.,de Eyto,A.

2012
2011
2009
2006

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

Other Journal

2011

Building a sustainability literacy,Sustainable design integration initiatives from Wales and Ireland
O’Rafferty,S and de Eyto, A
Design Research Journal , Swedish Industrial Design Foundation

2008

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

2007

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

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

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.
Robotica DOI: 10.1017/S0263574719000067

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
Gait And Posture DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.06.413

2015

A design research framework to inform policy in Irish higher education
Maher,C, de Eyto,A, Hadfield, M, Hutchings,M
Iterations

2008

Strategies for developing sustainable design practice for students and SME professionals
de Eyto A., Mc Mahon M., Hadfield M., Hutchings M.
European Journal Of Engineering Education DOI: 10.1080/03043790802088681