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Tony T Kawanari

Title: Associate Professor Emeritus
Office: 6415D Daa Addition
Tel: 513-556-0248

Associate Professor Kawanari was appointed as an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati in 1985. He was promoted to an associate professor with tenure in 1990. His teaching responsibilities have primarily focused on third, fourth and fifth year industrial design and design communication classes in the industrial design program. He has managed his own industrial design firm serving local, national and international clients from 1981 to present. His work has been recognized in national exhibits, including the Society of Art Center Alumni (SACA). His work has appeared in the international publications, Japan Design News and Car Styling.

Research Information

Research Interests

Industrial Design Industrial Design Communication Industrial Design Consultation

Research Support

  • (PI), Kawanari, Tony, Design Survival Kit: Disaster Relief Project Program, Procter & Gamble Company. (TAA), $25,000.00. 09/21/2005 to 04/30/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Kawanari, Tony, Ophthalmic Workstation for 2016 Program, Reliance Medical Products Inc.. (SRS 001931), $180,000.00. 09/20/2006 to 08/31/2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Kawanari, Tony, Personal Computer Products, Hewlett-Packard Company. (DCA-Personal Computer Products), $80,000.00. 09/01/2008 to 08/31/2010. Status: Closed.