Creativity in Engineering book cover

Creativity in Engineering

Novel Solutions to Complex Problems

Creativity in Engineering: Novel Solutions to Complex Problems focuses on creativity research, including what we know about those who are creative, what products are creative, the best processes for fostering creativity, and the ways the best environments for creativity can be applied to the engineering realm.

The book provides practical advice for fostering creativity in the inception of new products, product design, and in generating novel, effective, and practical solutions to technological problems.

The text defines what creativity is, and isn’t, in applied settings, also discussing the role it plays in the future of technological advancement.


Personality and cognitive psychologists interested in creativity

Hardbound, 348 Pages

Published: February 2015

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-800225-4


  • 1. Processes for Generating Creative Ideas

    2.Creativity in the Wider Context of Innovation and Problem-solving

    3.Personal Factors and Personality Creativity

    4.Creativity and the Role of the Environment

    5.Measuring Creativity in People, Products and Processes and Workplaces

    6.Creativity Training

    7.Embedding Creativity in Engineering Education


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