Eujin is the Programme Director for the BSc Product Design and BSc Product Design Engineering courses at 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 developed solutions for companies including Motorola, Inc., LM Ericsson, Sennheiser GmbH & Co. KG, and Rentokil Initial of which some are still being manufactured and sold. Eujin is an expert in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing). He chairs the British Standards Institute BSI/AMT/8 committee which is the national standards body for Additive Manufacturing. He is the Convenor for the International Organization for Standardization ISO/TC261/WG4 that develops 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 is the main agency that assesses national proposals for funding research in engineering and physical sciences. He is the Managing 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). In 2018, Eujin became a Member of the EPSRC Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research that involves the participation of EPSRC strategic advisory activities.
Eujin’s research interest centres 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. His active involvement in professional memberships enable him to be a step ahead in policies and technology. He is an active member of the British Standards Institution (BSI) TDW4/8 that publishes standards such as BS 8887 for Design for MADE; and BS 8888 committee for Technical Product Specification. He is the Liaison Officer for ISO/JTC1/SG3 which investigates standards and best practices for 3D Scanning and 3D printing within 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. At Brunel University, Eujin is a committee member for the Innovation Hub which spearheads new initiatives for student entrepreneurs. He reviews manuscripts for SAGE, 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 Knowledge Transfer Programmes, he has collaborated with several SMEs, such as developing 3D printing filament products whereby the product and packaging were 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 national newspapers; 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.