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AMY KILLEN

Degree: Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours), 2012
Occupation: PhD Candidate and Industrial Designer
Employer: Metro (Sponsor) / Monash University
and Aurelia Group Consulting

Amy Killen

Right after graduation, I travelled to the USA to work as an industrial designer for a studio in Florida. I’ve since returned to Australia and these days I’m an industrial designer with Aurelia Group Consulting. The majority of my time, however, is spent working on a PhD scholarship I received from Monash.

My PhD work is part of the ‘Sustainable and Effective Public Transport - Graduate Research Interdisciplinary Program’ (SEPT-GRIP). I am surrounded by incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic people and enjoy both independently and collaboratively working on the tough research questions we have been challenged with.

Monash equipped me with the skills and knowledge required to gain jobs in studios in the USA and Australia and provided a pathway to continue my studies in the world of design research through an industry-funded scholarship.

Amy Killen
Thermalife

A blood transportation cooler I designed during my honours year. I received the 2016 Australian James Dyson Award for my design work on it.

Amy Killen
PSM-4

A product I helped design for Aurelia Group Consulting.

With an art, design, or architecture degree from Monash University, a world of opportunities, and the opportunity to change the world, await you.

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