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Peter Lloyd a Professor of Integrated Design Methodology. He teaches researchers in the area of design process, design ethics, and design theory and methodology. Recent work has focussed on how designers and AI can work in dialogue with one another. He has been a leading player in the influential Design Thinking Research Symposium series since 1994, is a former chair of the international Design Research Society, and is Editor-in-Chief of the leading design research journal Design Studies.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, Psychological Investigations of the Conceptual Design Process, University of Sheffield

1 Sept 199030 Aug 1993

Award Date: 15 Sept 1994

External positions

Vice President, IASDR

15 Sept 2021 → …

Chair, Design Research Society

31 Jan 201730 Jun 2022

Editor-in-Chief, Design Studies

1 Jan 2017 → …


  • BF Psychology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • BJ Ethics
  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • Design processes
  • Design Thinking
  • Design Research


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