Shahriman Zainal Abidin Product Design


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Professor Dr Shahriman Zainal Abidin is a Reader in Industrial Design at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Malaysia. Shahriman leads the Steering Committee for Formgiving Design Research Group at the UiTM.
His research interest is in the area of Design Thinking and Formgiving. He has gained a Philosophiae Doctor (Design Methodology) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) with the thesis titled “Practice-based design thinking for form development and detailing”, Master of Arts in Automotive Design from the Coventry University, and Bachelor of Design (Industrial) from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).
In 2013, he was seconded at PROTON as a subject-matter expert on the task where he developed core methodologies with regard to Styling DNA for both Exterior & Interior across A, B, C, D and K segments. Deliverable: Publish a manual with clearly defined guidelines to be used as a unified point of reference.
In 2014, he received 1st prize for the National Intellectual Property Award (Industrial Design category) from the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) & MyIPO Award for UiTM.
He was appointed as Editorial Panel for PROTON Journal of Engineering 2014/2015 in Malaysia, Editorial Panel for PROTON Journal of Engineering 2016/2017 in Malaysia, Editor-In-Chief for i-CADER 2015 in Malaysia, Editor for ISRADH 2014 in Malaysia, Editor for i-CADER 2014 in Malaysia, Scientific Reviewer for the E&PDE 2016 conference in Denmark, Scientific Reviewer for the ICED 2015 in Italy, Scientific Reviewer for the E&PDE 2015 conference in United Kingdom, Scientific Reviewer for the DESIRE 2011 workshop in Netherlands, Scientific Reviewer for the ACM Conference for Creativity & Cognition 2011 in United States of America, and Scientific Reviewer for the NordDesign 2006 conference in Iceland.
He received an International grant, Erasmus+ KA2 – CBHE Making4.0 (project Grant Agreement number: 2018- 2966/001-001, Project reference number: 598783-EPP-1-2018-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE­JP) with the value of €101.991,00 (sub-project) under €947.450,00, sponsored by the European Commission of the European Union as well as the National grant for research of Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS), Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), Translational Research Grant, and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) from the Ministry of Higher Education (Malaysia) with a cumulative value of RM1,651,559.40.
He has also published more than 100 research papers in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, India, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Estonia, Croatia, Italy, Spain, Ireland, United Kingdom, and United States of America.