Chair of the Intelligent Mobility Design Centre (IMDC), Royal College of Art
Professor Dale Harrow is founder and Chair of the Intelligent Mobility Design Centre (IMDC), Head of the Intelligent Mobility Design Programme, and an award-winning designer, academic leader and researcher. Dale was previously the first Dean of Design at the RCA (from 2011) and Head of its renowned Vehicle Design programme, until his appointment as the founding Director of IMDC in 2016, having secured multi-million-pound industry funding to establish the Centre.
Notable projects include the redesign of the London TX1 Taxi Cab, which significantly improved access for disabled and visually impaired users, and was awarded Millennium Product status by the Design Council; and the redesign of the NHS emergency ambulance, which was awarded the Design Museum's Design of the Year (2012). He also lead the RCA's work on the £8m government-funded GATEway project exploring societal, legal and technical challenges and barriers to automated transport.
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