Current Position
Assistant Professor
Office Number
17620092-434
Email Address
dr.omar.blibech@GulfUniversity.edu.bh
Title
Faculty Member
College
College Engineering
Department
Architectural and Interior Design Engineering.
More Information

Qualification:

-Ph.D., degree in Design Sciences and Technologies,  in 2016. From Manouba University, High School of Design Sciences and Technologies (ESSTED),Tunisia.

-M.Sc degree, in Sciences and Arts Techniques, in 2005. From University of Tunis, High Institute of Fine Arts, (ISBAT), Tunisia.

-Arts & Crafts National Certificate, in 2000 , From University of Sfax, High Institute of Fine Arts (ISBAS), Tunisia.

-2015: Trainers training seminar certificate in Life Cycle Design (Life cycle Inventory – Life Cycle Assessment) – Polytechnics of Turin-Italy.

 

Teaching and Learning Statement:

The methodological approaches to teaching design are mainly oriented to Design Thinking process and Technology-centered Design.

Experience:

Eighteen years of academic career and fifteen years of experience working as a Product Designer, as a Designer-Consultant in Project Management and as a Manager of University-Enterprise Partnership Projects in Industrial Design.

Membership:

-Since 2015, Member of the international steering committee  the ‘HIS.’ - Hyperheritage International Seminar (International Conferences). And Committee Member of the ‘RAID‘ (Design International Annual Meetings) at the ESSTED.

-2015: Co-founder & committee Member of Design International Annual Meetings, RAID – ESSTED, High School of Design Sciences and Technologies.

Research Interest:

The main research areas and interest are about Design Processes, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship:

-BLIBECH. O., ABBES.N., FEKI.A, SEMLALI. A., ''The digital design environment: Essays on a new economy of the project document ''. Published Article in CIDE.21., 21st International Symposium on Digital Document, Djerba, 4-6 April 2018.

-BLIBECH.O, (2018), ''Functionality, Fictionality and Experiential: Essays on new materialities'', “Design & Experience” Seminar, ESSTED Press, Tunis, May, 2018.

-BLIBECH.O, (2016), ''Design process : path and project''. Published Article in ‘’01 DESIGN.10: Times of Design‘’. Granada-Spain, November,18-19 2016.

-BLIBECH.O, (2016), ''Design and public political transformation''. The Book and Press Fair Geneva – Switzerland, April,30, 2016.

-BLIBECH.O, (2015), ''Partnership Pole at the ESSTED : toward a valorization of the innovative entrepreneurship between Designers and Artisans''. Seminar organized by ONAT, ''The impact of design on Tunisian crafts commercialization'', Crafts National Days. Tunis, March,10, 2015.

-BLIBECH.O, (2015), ''Partnership Pole at the ESSTED : visions and issues'', Design International Annual Meetings, RAID – ESSTED, Tunis, April,14-18, 2015.

Other interest & Activities:

Involved in community engagement activities that are relevant to Design, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Social Design and  Social Innovation. Interested in Management and Partnership projects in collaboration with industry, innovative technologies and engineering field.