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Academic Background

Eujin is the Programme Director for the BSc Product Design and BSc Product Design Engineering courses in Brunel Design. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a Chartered Technological Product Designer (CTPD). As a Product Design Engineer during the early days of his career, he has produced product solutions for companies including Motorola, Inc., LM Ericsson, Sennheiser GmbH & Co. KG, and Rentokil Initial of which some products are being manufactured and sold today. Eujin is involved in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) research and he chairs the BSI/AMT/8 committee within the British Standards Institute which publishes national standards for Additive Manufacturing. At an international level, he is the Convenor for ISO/TC261/WG4 committee within the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) body that develops specifications and standards for Data and Design Guidelines for Additive Manufacture; and Convenor for ISO/TC261/JG67 which focuses on Functionally Graded Additive Manufacturing. Eujin is a Full College member of the EPSRC Peer Review College which assesses national proposals from UK's main agency for funding research in engineering and the physical sciences. As an expert in Additive Manufacturing applications and systems, he is the Editor for the Progress in Additive Manufacturing Journal (Springer), Associate Editor for the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (Springer), Associate Editor for the Assembly Automation Journal (Emerald), and Member of the Editorial Board for the Rapid Prototyping Journal (Emerald) and the International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing (Inderscience).

Research

Eujin’s research interest centres on 3D Printing, in particular on Functionally Graded Additive Manufacturing and 4D Printing. He gained hands-on experience as a Research Fellow at Loughborough University, Brunel University and at the University of Southampton; and was a Visiting Scientist at Vaal University of Technology and the Central University of Technology in South Africa. He contributes his expertise on Design and Additive Manufacturing through professional memberships that enable him to be a step ahead in policies and technology. He is Chair of BSI AMT/8 and Convenor for ISO TC261/WG4 and TC261/JG67. He is an active member of the British Standards Institution (BSI) BS 8887 committee for Design for MADE; and BS 8888 committee for Technical product specification standards. He is the Liaison Officer for ISO/JTC1/SG3 which investigates standards and best practices for 3D Scanning and 3D printing within the scope of Information Technology. He is a Member of the Institution of Engineering Designers (MIED), Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA). He is a Member of the Design Research Society (DRS), and Co-founder of the Inclusive Design SIG group. Within Brunel University, Eujin is a committee member for the Innovation Hub which spearheads new initiatives for student entrepreneurs. He reviews manuscripts for SAGE publications, the Rapid Prototyping Journal, the International Journal of Design, the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Recent Patents on Engineering, and for the Rapid Product Development Association of South Africa (RAPDASA). He is also a book reviewer for Palgrave Books (Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) and Laurence King Publishing Ltd. 

Eujin has a track record of generating new knowledge and finding solutions for significant impact in the industry. He is active in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) and worked with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd. on several industry projects of which in 2016, he was nominated for the BAE Systems Chairman’s Award that acknowledged the efforts and achievements of the company’s partners in delivering performance and furthering the company’s values. Through University Knowledge Transfer Programmes, he has collaborated with several SMEs, such as developing 3D printing filament products whereby the packaging was recognised with the International WorldStar Award in 2014 for design excellence. He advises companies in New Product Development projects including L'Earth Ltd., Quinteassential Ltd. and Watson EP Ltd. Between 2013-2014, he collaborated and delivered projects for the Leicester Arts and Museum Service where important historical artefacts from the Anglo-Saxon and Roman period were digitised and reproduced using 3D printing. He worked with the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust to undertake a 24-month project to reverse engineer a historical tramcar which was accurately scaled down and 3D printed. In 2015, he led a Masterclass at the Royal College of Art (RCA) for the Include2015 conference on the use of 3D Printing to support design practice.

Professional Design Career

As a Product Design Engineer, Eujin holds numerous design awards, including the Wearable Master and Field Trial Winner for the Manchester Numbers That Matter Hackathon (2014), the International WorldStar Packaging Award (2014), IDSA IDEA Award (2011), Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design 24 hour Inclusive Design Challenge (2011), Motorola Motofwrd (2006), Opus Eyewear (2006), UK Lighting Competition (2006), RSA Design Directions (2005), Popular Science / Core 77 Security Design Competition (2004) and the President's Furniture award (2003). His work has been showcased in exhibitions such as at the Panasonic Design Centre and at the UNDU design show. Publications in magazines include those for Dwell, Icon, FX International Design Magazine and the Straits Times Newspaper; as well as being interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester and Power 98FM. Eujin was invited as a judge for the British Promotional Merchandise Association design competition in 2010.