Arthur De Bono


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Personal profile


Arthur works in the Faculty of Art Design and Architecture at Monash University as the Associate Dean Research, and the Head for the Department of Design.

Associate Professor de Bono's research has been in the discipline of industrial design and the majority of activities have been in the form of innovations in designs for major national research corporations and commercial organisations.

As Head of Department, he has implemented a range of degrees that provide students with professional educational outcomes and a sound basis for research and higher-degree studies.

He has served as President of the Victorian Chapter of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) and co-chaired the Design Research Society's International Research Conference, FUTUREGROUND.

Research/Professional activities

Associate Professor de Bono is a Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia

Major applied research projects over the last 10 years include:

Electoral Furniture Systems

Assoc. Professor de Bono was commissioned by a multinational packaging company to investigate alternative concepts to durable electoral furniture systems. The research was supported and reviewed by key Australian electoral bodies.

Design and development of a mass produced semi automated residential window system

Assoc. Professor de Bono was funded by multinational company to investigate and discover innovative technologies in residential aluminium window design in a semi-automated manufacturing environment.

Case-ready meat packaging systems

Funded by the Meat Research Corporation to investigate and discover innovative case ready retail meat packaging concepts.

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Projects 2007 2017

Symbiotic Life

Armstrong, M., Barwick, K. & De Bono, A.


Project: Research

Volgren PhD Scholarship 2009

De Bono, A.


Project: Research

Design of Public Transport in 2030

De Bono, A. & Coxon, S.


Project: Research

Research Output 1997 2016

10 Citations (Scopus)

A personalized multimedia device to treat agitated behavior and improve mood in people with dementia: A pilot study

Davison, T. E., Nayer, K., Coxon, S., de Bono, A., Eppingstall, B., Jeon, Y. H., van der Ploeg, E. S. & O'Connor, D. W., 1 Jan 2016, In : Geriatric Nursing. 37, 1, p. 25-29 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wearable visual sensor and transceiver apparatus

John, K., Armstrong, M. & De Bono, A., 2015, USPTO, Patent No. 741941S

Research output: PatentRegistered DesignOther

A Case Study: Designing a Sustainable Recreational Vehicle for the Emerging Market through Computer-Aided Design Process

Wang, E., De Bono, A. & Wong, I., 2014, In : Computer-Aided Design and Applications. 11a, p. S27 - S35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

An innovative approach to metropolitan train carriage interior configuration; to improve boarding, alighting, dwell time stability and passenger experience.

Coxon, S. C., Sarvi, M., Napper, R. & De Bono, A., 2014, Selected Proceedings - WCTR 2013 Rio. Filho, R. O. & Macario, R. (eds.). Lyon France: WCTRS Secretariat, p. 1 - 25 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Memory box: A personalised multimedia device for individuals with dementia

Nayer, K., De Bono, A., Coxon, S., Van Der Ploeg, E. & O'Connor, D., 2014, Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Aging and Assistive Environments - 8th International Conference, UAHCI 2014, Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Proceedings. PART 3 ed. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., Vol. 8515 LNCS. p. 333-341 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8515 LNCS, no. PART 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review