Surname: PAPANTONOPOULOS Given name: Sotiris

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Position: Assistant Professor
Organization: Faculty of Engineering, Democritos University of Thrace
Address: Department of Production and Management Engineering
Vassilissis Sofias 12, 67100 Xanthi
Country Greece

Product Design

Research Interests

Design theory and methodology Cross-cultural differences in design practice & creativity Japanese product development Design management and design outsourcing

Selected Publications (max.4)

* Papantonopoulos, S. An epistemological interpretation of design practices in Japanese product development. Submitted for publication to Design Studies, 2007.

* Skamagis, A., R. Holland, and S. Papantonopoulos. Design collaboration in the Greek industry: a study in progress. In K. Friedman, T. Love, and E. Corte-Real (Eds.), Wondeground: Design Research Society International Conference (p.86). Lisbon, Portugal: SocTip, 2006.

* Papantonopoulos, S. How system designers think: a study of design thinking in Human Factors Engineering. Ergonomics, Vol. 47 (14), 1528-1548, 2004.

* Papantonopoulos, S. An epistemological interpretation of design methodology in Japanese product development. In Proceedings of the 6th Asian Design International Conference, Tsukuba, Japan, October 14-17, 2003.

Excellent Paper Award, awarded by the Japan Society for the Science of Design.