Associate Professor
Marianella Chamorro-Koc

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design,
Industrial Design

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Design,
Industrial Design


Design for Health, Person-centred Health Technologies, Experience Design, Human Mobility, Product Design, Health 4.0, Human Centre Design, Co-Design


Design Practice and Management

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Master of Arts (Ohio State University)

Professional memberships and associations

Professional and Group Associations

  • QUT Design Lab
  • PAS Lab Research Group
  • Diseño@QUT Special Research Interest Group
  • Design Research Society (DRS) member (since 2006)
  • Women in Technology QLD
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee, invited as expert member to the ISO TC 159 SW4 Working Group (1999-2003)


AsPro Marianella Chamorro-Koc is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). As a Design educator, her teaching areas focus on user research methods, design process, user product interface design, human factors and usability. AsPro Chamorro-Koc’s main areas of teaching are:

  • Higher Degree Training
  • Higher Degree Research Supervision
  • Industrial Design Studio
  • Interactive product design
  • User-centered design and product usability
  • Design for viable manufacturing
  • Immersive teaching experiences



QUT ePrints

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Research projects


Current supervisions

  • Tuned 'Inside-Out': Mediating engagement experiences with music on-the-go
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
  • Integrated point-of-care innovation workflows for 3D healthcare interventions
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
  • Everyday Objects as Living Things: Understanding and Designing Product-Person Relationships
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
  • orkwear wellbeing: design processes for the creation of Industry 4.0 workwear
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor