Lab Lead, FutureAging Lab / Design Academic
Vivien Sung is a design strategist and academic working in the domains of participatory design, visual communication, interdisciplinary collaboration and intercultural leadership to address complex societal problems with a focus in the area of health and ageing. An award-winning visual communication practitioner, she has taught extensively across the design faculties of the University of Technology School of Design, UNSW Art and Design and UTS Insearch. Currently she lectures and teaches across master and undergraduate programs at UNSW Art and Design.
Dr. Chao Zhao
Head of Industrial Design Department / Director of Healthcare Design Innovation Lab, Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University.
As Head of Industrial Design at Tsinghua University, Dr. Zhao is advancing the methods of teaching as well as course content. His work has helped establish a leading design institution by integrating multi-disciplinary knowledge, social resources and research frameworks at undergraduate and postgraduate levels of design education. He has authored 9 books and 40 research papers.
Core Team at Beijing Design Week: Ariel Wang (absent), Sonia de Pellegrin , Jack Fahy, Eva Li, Cory Dolman, Vivien Sung.