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Background and activities

About Associate Professor André Liem:


Associate professor André Liem has been teaching at the Department of Product Design, Norwegian University of Science and Technology since January 2005.

A graduate of TU Delft, ir. Liem has previously taught Industrial Design at the National University of Singapore.

Research interests include design process and methodology, design education, product planning and goal finding, and transportation design.

In terms of design practice, he has also undertaken design consultancy projects in the Netherlands, U.K., U.S.A. and Singapore. He also holds an advisory position at Designinsight, an Industrial Design Consultancy in Singapore.

ir. Liem has also published widely in conferences and journals such as International Journal of Product Development  , Journal of Design and Practices and Journal of Usability Studies. Forthcoming publications in Journal of Design Research and International Journal of Vehicle Design..

ir. Liem coordinates the following courses:

TPD4155 - Industrial Assignment




and is one of the supervisors for the following courses:








Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Liem, André. (2005) Managing the Industrial Design Process. 2005. ISBN 1846581672.