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Mr Christopher Evans

Design Tutor


Profile
I joined Aston University in 2001 having previously created and managed a range of new design courses at Luton University as a Principal Lecturer in 1993. Prior to that, I developed and lead the highly successful product design courses at Bournemouth University.

My design skills, technical knowledge and professional experience has been developed by working for a wide range of design lead organisations  as well as design consultancies including freelance designing.

Qualifications & Education

  • BA with First Class Honours in Industrial Design, De Montfort, 1970

Employment
Management and professional experience:

  • 1970–1973  First Company Designer Mettoy Ltd

  • 1973–1975  Design Consultant Ogle Design

  • 1975–1980  Company Designer Prestige Group Ltd

  • 1980–1982  Senior Designer Park Royal Porcelain Ltd

  • 1982–1984  Lecturer Loughborough University

  • 1984–1987  Senior Designer Crown House Tableware

  • 1987–1988  Senior Design Manager Milton Bradley/Hasbro

  • 1988 to date Design Consultant Chris Evans Associates

  • 1989–1993  Principal Lecturer Bournemouth University

  • 1993–2001  Principal Lecturer University of Luton

  • 2001 to date Teaching Fellow Aston University

Teaching activity
I teach on all levels of the Product Design Programmes with a focus on developing the skills students need to achieve effective practical design solutions to their project work.

Research interests
My main area of interest is in Assistive Technologies.

PhD Supervision
I am currently supervising 1 PhD student.

 

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