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Researcher: Kotlarewski, NJ (Dr Nathan Kotlarewski)

Fields of Research

Industrial Design
Timber, Pulp and Paper
Design Innovation
Engineering Design Knowledge
Interior Design
Agroforestry
Architecture
Design History and Theory
Construction Materials

Research Objectives

Timber Materials
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Wood Sawing and Veneer
Hardwood Plantations
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Wood, Wood Products and Paper

Career Best Publications

Mechanical properties of Papua New Guinea balsa wood; European Journal of Wood and Wood Products

Research Publications

Collaborative design education with industry: student perspective by reflection; Re: Research - the 2017 International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) Conference
Contrasting similarities and differences between academia and industry: evaluating processes used for product development; DRS2016: Design + Research + Society - Future-Focused Thinking
Design innovation: a tool for value-adding to the Papua New Guinea balsa wood industry; Design for Business: Research Conference 2015
Design innovation: a tool for value-adding to the Papua New Guinea balsa wood industry; Journal of Design, Business and Society
Grade-reducing features in timber products; New Zealand Journal of Forestry
Industry feedback for academic product development: influencing design decisions; IASDR 2015 Congress
Mechanical properties of Papua New Guinea balsa wood; European Journal of Wood and Wood Products
New Product Development for Papua New Guinea Balsa to Improve Smallholder Livelihoods
Papua New Guinea Observation Report ACIAR Project FST/2009/016
Research-led practice in design research used to best demonstrate design theories; 'Design's Big Debates', Design Research Society Conference
Thermal conductivity of Papua New Guinea balsa wood measured using the needle probe procedure; BioResources
Visual stress grading of fibre-managed plantation Eucalypt timber for structural building applications; Construction and Building Materials
What is the Potential for Australia’s Plantation Hardwoods in Appearance Applications?; IUFRO Division 5 Conference 2017
What to do with structurally low-grade wood from Australia's plantation Eucalyptus; building application?; BioResources

Research Projects

Neville Smith Forest Products Colour Project

Research Candidate Supervision