Selby Coxon

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

19992020
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Selby Coxon is the Director of the Mobility Design Lab hosted by the Department of Design at MADA. He holds a PhD, Masters and Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design. His professional career spans over thirty years working for both the corporate sector; Philips Electronics and Schlumberger and private consultancy; IDC and Anglo Nordic Design in Europe, Scandinavia and Australia. 

His research interests, especially in his current role, concern improvements and far reaching ambitious interventions in the design of mobility, particularly public transport. Research projects undertaken have been for a diverse group of organisations; Metro Trains Melbourne, Yarra Trams, Volgren, Transdev, General Motors and SNCF (the French National Railway). 

Key research themes are: -

The implications of automation and driverless vehicles.

Passenger transport user experience.

Implications of new energy systems on design.

The accessibility of mobility infrastructure.

Capacity and crowding.

Speculative new disruptors to current transport orthodoxy.

Keywords

  • automation and driverless vehicles
  • user experience
  • passenger transport
  • new energy systems
  • mobility infrastructure
  • industrial design
  • Design-based research

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Projects 2007 2020

Research Output 1999 2018

Innovative Design Methods to Respond to the Challenges of Designing Driverless Automobiles

Coxon, S., Fildes, B. & Parkes, A., 2018, Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting. Washington DC, USA: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, p. 1-11 11 p. 18-01731

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

Urban Mobility Design

Coxon, S., Napper, R. & Richardson, M., 2018, 1 ed. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. 230 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

A Review of the Literature on Mitigation Strategies for Vandalism in Rail Environments

Killen, A., Coxon, S. & Napper, R., 2017, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2017 Proceedings. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, 15 p.

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

Designing for emergency departments: A literature review

McGee, T., Flynn, D., Coxon, S. & Joe, K., 2017, Design4Health: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Design4Health. Barron, D. & Seemann, K. (eds.). Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Swinburne University of Technology, p. 146-148 3 p.

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

Improving the blood donation experience through better designed phlebotomy

Wood, C. & Coxon, S., 2017, Design4Health: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Design4Health. Barron, D. & Seemann, K. (eds.). Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Swinburne University of Technology, p. 337-341 5 p.

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

Prizes

Australian Design Educators Award

Selby Coxon (Recipient), 12 May 2009

Prize: National/international honour

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Faculty Excellence in Research - Early Career Researcher

Selby Coxon (Recipient), 14 Jul 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Contribution to conference

Transportation Research Board (USA) Annual Meeting 2017

Selby Coxon (Member of programme committee)
8 Jan 201712 Jan 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference