\ Carlos Chaveznava

Carlos Alberto Chaveznava Treviño, M.C.

Professor of Industrial Design
Areas of Specialty

Digital media, Interaction, and Information Systems.


PhD (candidate), Design Science, Chiba University, Japan.
MSM Master in Manufacturing Systems, ITESM, Monterrey Campus, Mexico.
Specialty in Industrial Engineering and Quality Control, Kitakyushu, Japan.
Specialty in Product Design, Takaoka, Toyama, Japan.
LDI, Undergraduate degree in Industrial Design, UDEM, San Pedro Garza García, N.L., Mexico.


Carlos Alberto Chaveznava Treviño  is currently a professor at the Industrial Design department of DAAD (the Art, Architecture, and Design Division). He held the position of director of Industrial Design from 2001 to 2013, leading the academic area as well as the Department of Industrial Design of the DAAD. He also was the director of the undergraduate degree program in Interior Design from 2004 to 2012. He has been Acting Director of the Program in Architecture, collaborating in the development of the curricular reviews of LDI 2003, LDI 2004, and LDI 2009, as well as in the start of the LINT program in 2004 and its curricular redesign, LINT 2009. He is a member of the committee for the formation and creation of the educational concept and model of the Roberto Garza Sada Center.

He has acted as an institutional representative before the Industrial Design Society of America, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Mexican Society of Interior Designers, a university representative before DI-INTEGRA, a Vice-president of Education, Northern Region, before the Mexican Association of Interior Designers and an institutional representative before ENIDAM (National Associated Schools of Interior Decoration and Design of Mexico) and the Mexican Association of Biomedical Engineering.

He teaches Industrial Design courses, collaborating in areas such as Design, Functions and Mechanisms, Technical Drawing, Product Design Methodologies, Computer Aided Drawing, and Industrial Ergonomics. He has been an advisor on multiple Internship projects and projects for the Final Evaluation Program. He has been a thesis examiner at the Master’s degree level for the ITESM, Monterrey Campus.

Before collaborating with UDEM, Carlos acted as Construction Projects Coordinator for companies such as ALESTRA and TERNIUM (formerly HYLSAMEX). He has designed Manufacturing systems for companies such as Motores US and Visteon and he has designed tooling and job positions for companies such as Johnson Controls México (formerly ACUMEX –LTH), TERNIUM (formerly GALVAK), and Mecanismos Ensamblados.

Some of his works have been published in UDEM’s Research Forums and in institutional journals of UDEM and ITESM, Monterrey Campus. He is currently completing his PhD, with a specialty in Design and Physiological Ergonomics.