Researcher profile for Machiko Niimi
Designing for people and the planet through Human Centred Design and Design for Sustainability is at the core of my teaching and research. In particular, community partnership projects and project-based teaching are some of the rewarding aspects my work.
I have mentored students to succeed in various awards including the Design Institute of New Zealand Best Awards, Audacious Startup Awards, and Map the System Canada - System Thinking awards.
Currently teaching Human Centred Design in Year 1, Studio Courses in Year 3 and Honours and Postgraduate courses.
See a list of articles published in issues of: Scope: Contemporary Research Topics by this researcher.