BMW and QUT Partnership for Design students

Dr Rafael Gomez from QUT’s School of Design pictured with BMW's Dr Nassif. Image courtesy of QUT Media.

QUT Design Lab’s, Rafael Gomez, has helped to secure paid internships for QUT Design students at BMW’s headquarters in Munich.

QUT Creative Industries’ Executive Dean, Professor Mandy Thomas, signed a memorandum of understanding with Dr Jimmy Nassif, BMW Logistics’ Head of IT Planning Systems. The partnership will present opportunities not just for undergraduate students, but also postgraduate and future research collaborations between QUT and BMW.

“Our first ever industrial design intern placed with BMW was Dylan Sheppard, the Design Institute of Australia Queensland Graduate of the Year in 2017. He now has a lifetime contract with BMW – that’s the kind of real world experience that is life-changing.”

You can view the full article at QUT Media and follow Dr Rafael Gomez’s research projects on the QUT Design Lab website.

Pictured: Dr Rafael Gomez from QUT’s School of Design with BMW’s Dr Nassif. Image courtesy of QUT Media.

  • Assoc Prof Rafael Gomez

    Program Leader - Mobility Futures

    Currently seeking PhD applications across emerging technologies application to advanced manufacturing, experience design, design and emotion, wearable tech for design and health, and design with technology for empathy. Learn more around the project for Design with Technology for Empathy. Apply for QUT scholarships (2021). Also seeking PhD and Master of...

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