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Reasoning Towards the Future: Novel Approaches for Decision Making on Innovation
Boris will talk about two streams of his research at the Delft University of Technology. In the first part, he will talk about how flexible adaptability of design processes may help integrate different experts in multi-disciplinary design projects. The main part of the talk will then address Boris’ research with Prof Andy Dong, also currently visiting the IRIS Lab from the University of Sydney. Andy and Boris investigate different behavioral strategies in decision making pertaining to funding decision on innovation projects. The talk will address common problems and discusses results from on-going research on how new reasoning approaches may help improve accuracy in such decision making processes.
Boris Eisenbart is Assistant Professor of Design Theory and Methodology in the Product Innovation Management Department at the Delft University of Technology. He holds a Diploma in mechatronics engineering with a specialization in production engineering and automation from Saarland University. He obtained his Ph.D. on integrated function modeling to support collaboration in interdisciplinary system design from the University of Luxembourg while receiving advisory supervision at the Technical University of Denmark. Before joining TU Delft, he has been a postdoctoral research associate in Design Thinking and Strategy at the University of Sydney. Boris believes that agile application of design methods and models is key for designers to create innovative solutions. He focuses on modeling and managing complex product development processes. A second thread of his research addresses behavioral strategies in decision making and innovation management.