Peter Kaye has a first class Honours degree in Industrial Design and then worked for Philips in the Netherlands where he designed MRI scanners. Awarded a Gute IndustrieForm design prize for Philips Gyroscan T5 scanner, he later moved to design consultancy, where he also designed medical products.
He joined the University in the early 1990s. His academic roles have included Admissions Tutor, Year Tutors, Course Leader, Quality Coordinator and External Examiner at other universities. He organised the “Big Wide World” exhibition of the professional work of course alumni. He has also undertaken research into different methods of feedback.
Peter Kaye graduated with a first class Honours degree in Industrial Design. He worked for Philips Corporate Industrial Design in the Netherlands during the late 1980s where he designed, amongst other things, MRI scanners during the early phases of their development. He was awarded a Gute IndustrieForm design prize for Philips Gyroscan T5 scanner. He later moved to design consultants Jones Garrard, where he contributed to the design of a blood gas monitor and other medical products.
He joined Sheffield City Polytechnic, which became Sheffield Hallam University, as a lecturer/senior lecturer in 1990. Roles whilst at the University have included Admissions Tutor, First Year Tutor, Second Year Tutor, Course Leader, Quality Coordinator, External Examiner at other universities. He has led student trips within the UK and overseas, and has taken student work to the New Designers show in London virtually since its inception. He organised and coordinated first year induction across the range of design degrees and radically revised the handbook for first year students.
He organised an exhibition titled “Big Wide World”, showcasing the professional work of past alumni. His other research interests have included the application of computer aided design, the development of 3D form in design, model making processes for designers and research into different methods of feedback.
Kaye, P. (2016). Advanced model making. [Talks, exhibition of artefacts and artefacts].