Ingrid de Pauw is a senior lecturer at the TU Delft, faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, and partner in IDEAL&CO, a design firm specialized in sustainable and circular product design. At the TU Delft, she coordinates and teaches several courses in sustainable and circular product design. She has over 20 years of experience in product design and design-research projects, with a specialisation in design for the circular economy, biomimicry and cradle to cradle.
In 2004, she co-founded design bureau IDEAL&CO. In 2015, she obtained a PhD degree for her research on Nature-Inspired Design. In this project, she investigated how and why strategies such as biomimicry and cradle to cradle can help designers to develop sustainable products.
Senior lecturer at the TU Delft, faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
Partner in IDEAL&CO
PhD, Nature-Inspired Design, Delft University of Technology
MSc, Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology