Elham Morshedzadeh is an industrial designer, usability researcher, author and educator. She received her Ph.D. in Design Science with a concentration in User-Product Interaction Evaluation at Chiba University in Chiba, Japan in 2016. Her research focuses on consumer product design, usability testing and evaluation methods.
Elham has nearly a decade of professional experience as an Industrial Designer and has worked with small and large corporations to produce a range of human-centered design products. As co-founder of her design firm, she worked with city planners on many exterior illumination projects for historical sites and downtown office buildings in Kerman, Iran.
As an educator, she has taught undergraduate courses in technical drawing, package design, 3D foundations and Islamic patterns. She has also served as a graduate advisor and as a judge for design competitions.
Her research includes articles on user evaluation methods and design science, published in the Japan Society of Science and Design Journal in 2016, and she has presented her research at the STS Italia conference (Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies) in 2014 and the Academic Society of Iranians in Japan conference in Toyota, Japan.