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DR ROBBIE NAPPER

Senior Lecturer

Robbie Napper is an Industrial Designer, Researcher and Senior Lecturer with the Department of Design at Monash University.

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Since joining Monash University in 2007 he has developed expertise in the design and manufacture of public transport vehicles, especially examining themes of modularity, mass customisation, user experience and user-centred design. From 2011-2013 in partnership with Volgren Australia Pty Ltd Robbie led the industrial design development of Australia's best selling route bus, the Volgren Optimus. He is a standing member of the US National Academy of Science's Transportation Research Board in Bus Transit Systems and Transit Capacity and Quality of Service. He rides mountainbikes.

Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Volgren MADA Optimus Bus Project

Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Volgren Route Bus (detail)
2013

Integrated headlamp with daytime running lamp.

Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Route Bus Interior
2013

Bus interior showing indirect lighting, new handrail system and other details.

Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Bus Driver's Area
2013

Bus driver's area with modular security screen and wrap-around dashboard.

Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Route bus in production
2010

Manufacture of the new driver's area in 2010 bound for Sydney.


Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Modular route bus interior
2010

High-density urban bus interior in current chassis and body.


Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer
Route bus driver's area
2010

Work in progress rendering used in the development process.


Dr Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer

Work in progress rendering used in the development process.

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