Name: Selby Coxon

Title: Director, Mobility Design Lab, MADA

Affiliation: Monash University

Selby is a Senior Lecturer and director of the Mobility Design Lab, a research group within MADA that seeks to understand and advance the quality of passenger experience in transport through design. He holds a PhD, Masters and Bachelor degrees in Industrial Design. His professional career spans more than 30 years and has seen employment with major corporations and consultancy firms in Europe, Scandinavia and Australia. These companies include Philips Electronics; Schlumberger; Anglo Nordic Design and IDC in the UK.
Selby teaches in the Industrial Design undergraduate program, is a recipient of the Australian Design Educators Award from Dyson, supervised a prolific number of design competition winners both nationally and internationally. He has been a former Acting HoD and Course Coordinator 2003 to 2013.

Selby’s research is committed to far reaching ambitious interventions in the design of mobility. Recent research projects undertaken have been for a diverse group of organisations; Metro Trains Melbourne, Yarra Trams, Volgren, Transdev, General Motors, SNCF in France and IITB in India. He received the Deans Award for Research Excellence (ECR) in 2017.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours). Design for Industry, Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic, England 1987

Graduate Certificate of Business Management. Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, Australia 2000

Masters of Design. Monash University 2003

PhD.  Monash University 2015

Member of the Design Technology Curriculum Advisory board, part of the Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority

2014 Internal faculty seeding grant for research collaboration with faculty of IT. Project passenger boarding and alighting simulations. ($3700).
2013 Dementia CRC – Southern Health –Media device ($50K).
2011 RailCRC – Railway Innovation grant for station design. ($60K)
2010 RailCRC – seed funding to explore Railway Station design projects ($5K).
2009 ARC Linkage – Mining vehicle (un-named CI -Contributor) ($500K)

PT Publications

 

Journal Articles

 

Published

  1. Coxon S, Chandler T, Wilson E. (2015) “Testing the Efficacy of Platform and Train Passenger Boarding, Alighting and Dispersal Through Innovative 3D Agent-Based Modelling Techniques”. Urban Rail Transit, Springer.
  2. Coxon S, Napper N, De Bono A. (2013) “Design Strategies for mitigating the impact of anti-social behaviour upon suburban rail timetables” Crime Prevention and Community Safety, an International Journal Macmillan Vol15 Issue 3 pp192 to 206.
  3. Coxon, S.C., 2009, Future Transit and Urban Morphology, Curve [P], vol 26, Beesting Publishing, Mt Eliza, Vic, pp. 18-21.
  4. Coxon, S.C., 2009, Watch Your Wait, Railway Interiors International [P], vol 1, UKIP Media & Events Ltd, Surrey, UK, pp. 44-47.
  5. Coxon, S.C., 2004, Cooking up ideas, Curve Magazine, vol 0, issue 9, Beesting Publishing, Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. 34-37.
  6. Coxon, S.C., 2000, Monash University and the new Australian designers, Ottagano, vol 138, Ottagano, pp. 86-89.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Coxon S, Chandler T, Wilson E. (2015) “An Examination of
    Platform and Train Passenger Boarding, Alighting and Dispersal Through Innovative 3D Agent-Based Modelling Techniques”. international Ergonomics Association Triennial August 2015.
  2. Moug, V., Coxon, S.C., 2014, A design led strategy to assist people with reduced mobility in the station environment, Selected Proceedings – WCTR 2013 Rio, 15 July 2013 to 18 July 2013, WCTRS Secretariat, Lyon France, pp. 1-22.
  3. Coxon, S.C., Sarvi, M., Napper, R., De Bono, A., 2014, An innovative approach to metropolitan train carriage interior configuration; to improve boarding, alighting, dwell time stability and passenger experience., Selected Proceedings – WCTR 2013 Rio, 15 July 2013 to 18 July 2013, WCTRS Secretariat, Lyon France, pp. 1-25.
  4. Moug, V., Coxon, S.C., 2013, An analysis of station infrastructure design to improve accessibility between the platform and suburban train carriages., Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013 Proceedings, 2 October 2013 to 4 October 2013, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Qld Australia, pp. 1-19.
  5. Coxon, S.C., Sarvi, M., Shiwakoti, N., 2012, Evaluating passenger dispersal in metro train carriages through a pedestrian crowd modelling simulation, TRB 91st Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, 22 January 2012 to 26 January 2012, Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C. USA, pp. 1-12.
  6. Coxon, S., Burns, K., De Bono, A., Napper, R., 2011, An examination of three approaches to metro rolling stock design to ameliorate extended dwell times due to passenger growth and associated crowding, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011 Proceedings, 28 September 2011 to 30 September 2011, Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC), Adelaide SA Australia, pp. 1-15.
  7. Coxon, S., Burns, K., De Bono, A., 2011, Design strategies for mitigating the mis-use of on-board communication alarms on suburban trains in Paris, TRB Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, 23 January 2011 to 27 January 2011, Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, USA, pp. 1-18.
  8. Macdonald, A., Coxon, S., 2011, Towards a more accessible tram system in Melbourne – challenges for infrastructure design, Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011 Proceedings, 28 September 2011 to 30 September 2011, Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC), Australia, pp. 1-19.
  9. Coxon, S., Burns, K., De Bono, A., 2010, Design strategies for mitigating passenger door holding behavior on suburban trains in Paris, 2010 ATRF: 33rd Australasian Transport Research Forum, 29 September 2010 to 01 October 2010, Australian Government, Department of Infrastructure and Transport, Canberra, pp. 1-15.
  10. Diec, J., Coxon, S., De Bono, A., 2010, Designing a public train station shelter to minimise anti-social behaviour and crime in Melbourne’s metropolitan rail environment, 2010 ATRF: 33rd Australasian Transport Research Forum, 29 September 2010 to 01 October 2010, Transport and Regional Economics, Bureau of Infrastructure, Canberra, ACT, pp. 1-17.
  11. Coxon, S., Burns, K., De Bono, A., 2010, The implications of saloon design upon suburban train dwell times and service punctuality, Transportation Research Board: 89th Annual Meeting, 10 January 2010 to 14 January 2010, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, pp. 1-10.
  12. Napper, R., De Bono, A., Burns, K.L., Coxon, S.C., 2009, Bus design guidelines: Complementing planning with vehicle design, ATRF 2009 32nd Australasian Transport Research Forum, 29 September 2009 to 1 October 2009, Australasian Transport Research Forum, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1-11.
  13. Diec, J.V., Coxon, S.C., De Bono, A., 2009, Deterring Anti-social Behaviour and Crime in the Public Train Environment by Design, ‘What’s Up Doc’ iDOC ’09: Proceedings of iDOC ’09 International Design Out Crime Conference, 02 December 2009 to 04 December 2009, Praxis Education, Perth, WA, pp. 1-14.
  14. Coxon, S.C., Burns, K.L., De Bono, A., Napper, R., 2009, The effect of suburban train carriage design upon punctuality, ingress and egress occlusion and passenger comfort, ATRF 2009 32nd Australasian Transport Research Forum, 29 September 2009 to 1 October 2009, Australasian Transport Research Forum, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1-11.
  15. Coxon, S.C., Burns, K.L., De Bono, A., 2008, Can the design of effective public space inform the passenger experience of public transport?, Proceedings of the 31st Australasian Transport Research Forum, 02 October 2008 to 03 October 2008, Department of Transport Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, pp. 251-262.
  16. Napper, R., Coxon, S.C., Allen, J.L., 2007, Bridging the divide: Design’s role in improving multi-modal transport, ATRF 30th Australasian Transport Research Forum: Managing Transport in a Climate of Change and Uncertainty, 25 September 2007 to 27 September 2007, Department of Infrastructure, Melbourne, Vic, pp. 1-12.
  17. Allen, J.L., Coxon, S.C., Napper, R., 2007, Changing the climate of public transport: A design research initiative, ATRF2007 Forum Papers – 30th Australiasian Transport Research Forum, 25 September 2007 to 27 September 2007, Department of Infrastructure, Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. 1-13.
  18. Coxon, S.C., Allen, J., De Bono, A., 2007, Collaborative International Project – ‘Kitchen of the World’, A case study in multi-national groups undertaking design studio activity, Shaping the Future? 9th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education, 13 September 2007 to 14 September 2007, Hadleys Ltd, Essex, UK, pp. 349-354.
  19. Coxon, S.C., Allen, J.L., De Bono, A., Richardson, M., 2007, Design in the world kitchen – A case study in multi-national collaborative design education, ConnectEd: International Conference on Design Education Sydney 2007, 09 July 2007 to 12 July 2007, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, pp. 1-5.
  20. Allen, J.L., Coxon, S.C., Richardson, M., De Bono, A., 2007, Public transport design research initiative,ConnectEd: International Conference on Design Education Sydney 2007, 9 July 2007 to 12 July 2007, University of New South Wales, Sydney Nsw Australia, pp. 1-5.
  21. Coxon, S.C., Napper, R., Allen, J.L., 2007, The role of industrial design in addressing the disparity between user perceptions of public and private transport, ATRF 2007 – 30th Australiasian Transport Research Forum: Managing Transport in a Climate of Change and Uncertainty, 25 September 2007 to 27 September 2007, Department of Infrastructure, Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. 1-19.
  22. Coxon, S.C., 2006, A case study in the contribution of industrial design education in relieving child anxiety in MRI scanning examinations, Publication of the Conference Papers ACUADS 2006, 27 September 2006 to 29 September 2006, ACUADS (Australian Council of University Art & Design Schools), Melbourne Vic Australia, pp. 1-11.
  23. Coxon, S.C., 2006, HUB, a case study on remodelling the intergration between office space and workstation, Wonderground: Design Research Society – International Conference 2006, 1 November 2005 to 4 November 2005, CEIADE, Lisbon, p. 219.
  24. Coxon, S.C., 2006, Industrial design as contributor to relieving child anxiety in the course of MRI scanning procedures, Wonderground – Design Research Society: International Conference 2006, 1 November 2006 to 4 November 2006, CEIADE, Lisbon Portugal, p. 218.
  25. Coxon, S.C., 2005, The Domestic Cooking Appliance: A Fundamental Re-Evaluation, Futureground, 17 November 2004 to 21 November 2004, Monash University, Faculty of Art & Design, Caulfield East Vic Australia.