Professor of Engineering Innovation, University of South Australia

David Cropley is the Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of South Australia. His main research focus revolves around creativity and innovation - both in technological and other contexts. Among his interests is also Malevolent Creativity - that is, creativity in the context of crime and terrorism.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Professor of Engineering Innovation, University of South Australia
  • 2008–2017
    Associate Professor of Engineering Innovation, University of South Australia

Education

  • 2002 
    Queensland University of Technology, GCert (Higher Education)
  • 1997 
    University of South Australia, PhD
  • 1989 
    University of Salford, BSc(Hons)

Publications

  • 2015
    The Psychology of Innovation in Organisations, Cambridge University Press
  • 2014
    Creativity in Engineering: Novel Solutions to Complex Problems, Academic Press
  • 2013
    Creativity and Crime: A Psychological Analysis, Cambridge University Press
  • 2010
    The Dark Side of Creativity, Cambridge University Press
  • 2009
    Fostering Creativity: A Diagnostic Approach for Higher Education and Organisations, Hampton Press