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Mr Steve McGonigal
Senior Lecturer (Education)


Steve McGonigal joined Brunel in October 2018 as a Senior Lecturer in Industrial and Product Design.  He is a design educator with a background in commercial industrial design, product development and consultancy practice. Through experience he has developed strong design and business skills including creative design thinking, new product development, design for manufacture, user interaction and corporate design management.

Previous academic roles have included programme leader for Product Design at the University of Northampton and part time senior lecturer in Product and Industrial Design at the University of Hertfordshire.

Industry roles have included Iomlan Design Ltd, Origin Product Design, Fujifilm Electronic Imaging Ltd. & Crosfield Electronics. Steve has worked on consultancy projects across a wide range of product sectors including digital printing, life sciences, scientific instruments, consumer electronics, medical products and children’s equipment.

Steve is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Chartered Society of Designers.


BA (Hons) 3D Design, Industrial Design Engineering

MA Industrial Design Engineering

Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education


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