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The International Conference on Design and Technology

DesTech is a multidisciplinary space where practitioners, academics and researchers explore and share the most recent advances in the interaction of design, engineering and technology.

This year, the four-day program will include keynote speakers, presenters and exhibitors, envisioning future applications of design and technology centred around the themes of inclusion, innovation and interdisciplinary design.

Selection and Peer-review under the responsibility of the DesTech Conference Committee.

Conference date: 05–08 December 2016
Location: Geelong, Australia
Organiser: Deakin University, Australia
Editors: Paul K. Collins, School of Engineering, Deakin University and Ian Gibson, School of Engineering, Deakin University 
Published: 09 February 2017
ISSN: 2518-6841


Table of Contents

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 15-22

3D Printing of a Photo-thermal Self-folding Actuator

Ali Zolfagharian, Abbas Z. Kouzani, Bijan Nasri-Nasrabadi, Scott Adams, Sui Yang Khoo, Michael Norton, Ian Gibson, Akif Kaynak

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 23-29

3D Printing of Food for People with Swallowing Difficulties

Abbas Z. Kouzani, Scott Adams, Daniel J. Whyte, Russell Oliver, Bronwyn Hemsley, Stuart Palmer, Susan Balandin

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 44-50

Application of Emotional Design to the Form Redesign of a Midwifery Training Aid

Jianqiu Mao, Ben Horan, Helen Forbes, Stephen Smilevski, Tracey Bucknall, Cate Nagle, Diane Phillips, Ian Gibson

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 127-134

Design of 3D knitted structures for impact absorption in sportswear

Rajkishore Nayak, Sinnappoo Kanesalingam, Arun Vijayan, Lijing Wang, Rajiv Padhye, Lyndon Arnold

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 135-142

Design of a Patient Specific, 3D printed Arm Cast

Angus P Fitzpatrick, Mazher Iqbal Mohanned, Paul K Collins, Ian Gibson

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 143-149

Design & Manufacturing of Implant for reconstructive surgery: A Case Study

Manmadhachary A, Santosh Kumar Malyala, Ravi Kumar Y., Haranadha Reddy M., Adityamohan Alwala

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 234-241

A low carbon footprint approach to the reconstitution of plastics into 3D-printer filament for enhanced waste reduction

Mazher Iqbal Mohammed, Meera Mohan, Anirudra Das, Mitchell D. Johnson, Parminder Singh Badwal, Doug McLean, Ian Gibson

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 281-288

Smartphone-based Wireless Operated Milliliter-scale Bioreactor

Daniel John Whyte, Scott Adams, Muhd Nazrul Hisham Zainal Alam, Abbas Z. Kouzani

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The International Conference on Design and Technology | pages 297-307

Thermal Stress Flow Analysis in Fabrication of Acetabular Shells Using SLM

Amir Mahyar Khorasani, Ian Gibson, Moshe Goldberg, Mohammad Masoud Movahedi, Guy Littlefair

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