Born in Hong Kong, Dr. Sze Yin Kwok holds a PhD in Design Research from Brunel University London. She is now a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Strategic Sustainable Development at Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), specializing in links between design, consumer behavior and technologies – particularly in relation to strategic sustainable product / service development. Before joining BTH in 2017, she has worked as a design researcher at Brunel University London (2012-2016), the University of Nottingham (2013), Design and Cultural Studies (Hong Kong) Workshop (2007-2009) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2005-2006).
Currently she is interested in the questions of how to enhance sustainability communication between customers and product developers; how to create shared values for companies and consumers through sustainable product / service design; how to utilize and develop tools and methods to support decision making and implement sustainability in a value chain; and how to unlock sustainable innovation opportunities at emerging technologies such as IoT and machine learning.
She is a review of the international journals Sustainability and Machines. She is also a leading tutor for the Masters course Methods for Sustainable Product Service System Development.
Projects & Publications
|PROSIT - PROduct Sustainability InformaTion: supporting communication between customers and product developers | 2019|
|MD3S - Model Driven Development and Decision Support | joined in 2018|