Robbie is an industrial designer, researcher and senior lecturer with the Department of Design at Monash University, and deputy director of the Mobility Design Lab. Since joining Monash University in 2007 he has developed expertise in the design and manufacture of public transport vehicles, especially examining themes of modularity, mass customisation, user experience and user-centred design in public transport. From 2011-2013 he led the design and development of Australia’s most widely adopted route bus, the VolgrenOptimus.Read more about Robbie Napper's research
Robbie Napper's Articles
Rethinking public transport post-pandemic
A multidisciplinary research team is examining how we can translate what we know about public health contagion to develop safer public transport infrastructure.
A moving idea
We know overcrowded public transport is a major deterrent to using it, but a Monash lab is working to change that.