Imperial College London

Dr Weston Baxter

Faculty of EngineeringDyson School of Design Engineering




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Dyson BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Weston Baxter is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. His research interests focus on user experience design. His current research activities investigate:

  • Ownership
  • The Sharing Economy or Access-Based Consumption
  • Contaminated Interaction
  • The Circular Economy 
  • Behaviour Change
  • Interaction Rituals
  • Material Experience

Weston has been a Design Research Fellow with the Design United Scheme where he has collaborations with Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft. 

Prospective PhD students interested in the any of the above areas are encouraged to send an email to




Piselli A, Baxter W, Simonato M, et al., 2018, Development and evaluation of a methodology to integrate technical and sensorial properties in materials selection, Materials & Design, Vol:153, ISSN:0264-1275, Pages:259-272


Baxter W, Aurisicchio M, Mugge R, et al., Decontaminating experiences with circular offerings, Product Lifetimes and The Environment (PLATE) 2017

Baxter W, Aurisicchio M, Mugge R, et al., Positive and negative contamination in user interactions, ICED17: 21st International Conference on Engineering Design, Design Society

Bahrudin F, Aurisicchio MARCO, Baxter WESTON, 2017, Sustainable materials in design projects, EKSIG 2017, TU Delft Open

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