Barbara Motyl is assistant professor of Design and Methods for Industrial Engineering (09/A3 - ING-IND/15) in the Department of Mathematics, Informatics and Physics of the Università degli Studi di Udine, since September 2009.
Her research activities focus on: new product development, product data management (PDM, PLM), product innovation strategies, Reverse Engineering, Rapid and Virtual prototyping, Computer-Aided Design, and Biomechanical modelling.
In 2002 she received the Master Degree (laurea V.O.) in Management and Industrial Engineering from the Università degli Studi di Udine, and in 2006 a Ph.D degree in Industrial and Information Engineering from the same University. During the doctoral program she spent three months within the Department of Mechanical Engineering (CIELab) of Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh-PA, USA, under the supervision of prof. Kenji Shimada.
From 2002 she has been part of different national (PRIN) and regional research projects.
She is author of more than 30 papers published in International Journals and in proceedings of International Conferences.