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About Sheng-Hung Lee : | ID + EE | Sheng-Hung Lee is a designer, maker, educator, and MIT AgeLab researcher. He is inspired by multiple domains of knowledge, different perspectives, and he thrives on creating new value for clients on multi-disciplinary teams. He is trained as an industrial designer and electrical engineer, and his approach to problem solving is influenced by his passion for how design and technology impact and can be integrated into society. He has recently collaborated with the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) to inform their strategy, service and user experience for the Asia market, and led the effort to incorporate such work in his recent book IDSA Blueprint in Asia. Lee has been focusing on organizational designs that create systemic impacts. He was invited to be a jury member for multiple international design competitions including IDEA, Spark Design Award, IDA Award and A’ Design Award and Competition. He is a member of Taiwan Society of Technology and Sociology, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, and China Technical Consultants Inc. Lee graduated with a double Bachelor’s degree (Hon.) in Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan. His work has won prestigious awards including IDEA Gold, Braun Prize, Core77 Design Award, Red Dot (Best of the Best), Spark Design Award, European Product Design Award (Gold) and iF Award. His works have also been showcased in Dubai Design Week, Venice Design Week and the Cooper Hewitt museum. Lee taught product design at Fudan University Shanghai Institute of Visual Art and Detao Masters Academy as adjunct Associate Professor from 2015 to 2019.
STATEMENT OF ART:
| Thoughts | Design is a "De + Coding (Sign)" process. Design is a behavior not a department. Design is a life skill. | About Me | Passionate about sociology, Sheng-Hung Lee has backgrounds as a practitioner both in design and engineering. Naturally inspired by multiple domains of knowledge from different perspectives, he thrives in value creation for clients in multi-disciplinary teams. Prior to joining Continuum, Sheng-Hung Lee was a researcher in the National Science Council in Taiwan, and Member of respected institutions such as Taiwan Society of Technology and Sociology, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, and China Technical Consultants Inc. He was also a designer in New Design Dimensions. Sheng-Hung Lee graduated in first place with double Bachelor degrees in Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan. Sheng-Hung Lee was a multi-award winning student, having been awarded the Gold Award, International Design Excellence Award, IDEA, Braun Prize, Core 77 Award, Gold Award in Red Dot (Best of the Best). Universal Design Award from iF Germany, and Gold Award from Fujitsu Semiconductor MCU Electronic Design Competition.

ORGANIZATION:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Electrical engineer Cars, mechanics, technicians, engineers

EDUCATION:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
MS, Integrated Design & Management (IDM)
2019 ─ 2021

National Cheng Kung University, R.O.C. (Taiwan)
B.S., Industrial Design + Electrical Engineering
2006 – 2013
Double Major in ID + EE
─ Department of Industrial Design (GPA: 4.00 / 4) ─ rank#1
─ Department of Electrical Engineering (GPA: 3.95 / 4) ─ rank#1

EXPERIENCE:
| Experiences |

2020 ─ Industrial Designers Society of America Society (IDSA) Boston ─ Vice Chair
2020 ─ RISD IDSA Keynote Speaker ─ Connecting the People
2019 ─ MIT AgeLab ─ Designer and Research Assistant
2019 ─ MIT | xPro ─ Course Experience Designer
2019 ─ MOT TIMES ─ Columnist
2018 ─ IxDC Speaker ─ Design Thinking Drives Public Service Innovations
2018 ─ BCM Keynote Speaker ─ 5th International Conference of Bandung Creative Movement 2018
2017 ─ TEDx Fuxing Park Speaker - Rethinking Design: Moving Your Eyes From Your Head to Your Heart
2017 ─ Adjunct Associate Professor, DeTao Masters Academy, Shanghai, China
2015 ─ Industrial and Product Experience Designer, IDEO
2015 ─ Adjunct Associate Professor, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
2014 ─ Industrial Designer, Envisoner and Maker, Continuum
2013 ─ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, NCKU ─ Angel Fund
2012 ─ College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NCKU ─ Capstone Program

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
| Exhibition |

2019 ─ Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial – Project: TetraPOT 2.0
2019 ─ Cube Design Museum – Project: TetraPOT 2.0
2018 ─ Venice Design Week – Project: Shanghai Library Innovation Space
2018 ─ Shanghai Library – Project: Redesign Public Space
2017 ─ Dubai Design Week – Project: TetraPOT
2017 ─ Shanghai Maker Carnival Exhibition ─ Project: Daily Innovation

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2018 ─ Venice Design Week - Shanghai Library Innovation Space
2017 ─ Dubai Design Week - TetraPOT

EVENTS:
| Scholarships |

2019 ─ IDSA Gianninoto Graduate Scholarship Winner
2011 ─ China Technical Consultants, Inc. (CTCI) Science and Technology Creativity Scholarship
2010 ─ China Technical Consultants, Inc. (CTCI) Science and Technology Creativity Scholarship
2012 ─ Dr. Liao Zong Lin Professor Emeritus of NCKU Department of Electrical Engineering
2009 ─ Dr. Tian Shou Wu Professor Emeritus of NCKU Department of Electrical Engineering
2009 ─ Dr. Wei-Noon Wang Scholarship Foundation
2008 ─ Dr. Yun-Ping Lo Memorial Scholarship Foundation

AWARDS:
| Honors |

2020 ─ Novum Design Award, Gold ─ Service Design
2020 ─ Novum Design Award, Gold ─ Design for Social Imapct
2018 ─ European Product Design Award, Gold ─ Design for Sustainability
2018 ─ Spark Award, Gold ─ Experience
2018 ─ IDEA, Finalist ─ Service Design
2018 ─ A' Design Award & Competition, Iron ─ Governance and Public Service Design
2017 ─ iF, Gold ─ Discipline Professional Concept
2017 ─ Outstanding Adjunct Professor Award, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Fudan University
2017 ─ European Product Design Award, Gold ─ Design for Sustainability
2016 ─ IDEA, Gold ─ Environments
2016 ─ red dot Design Award, Winner ─ Habitat
2016 ─ James Dyson Award, National Wineer (Taiwan) & International Top 20 Winner
2016 ─ Spark Award, Winner ─ Concept, Professional
2016 ─ A' Design Award & Competition, Silver ─ Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design
2016 ─ A' Design Award & Competition, Bronze ─ Disposable and Single-Use Product Design
2016 ─ International Design Awards, Gold ─ Design for Society, Sustainable Products
2016 ─ International Design Awards, Bronze ─ Home Interior Products, Kitchen Accessories/Tabletop
2016 ─ International Design Awards, Bronze ─ Home Interior Products, Bathroom Fittings/Appliances
2016 ─ International Design Awards, Honorable Mention ─ Safety Design
2016 ─ Sichuan-Taiwan Industrial Design Awards, Silver ─ Environments
2015 ─ IDEA, Finalist ─ Student Designs
2015 ─ Spark Award, Student Designs ─ Concept
2013 ─ Spark Award, Student Designs ─ Concept
2013 ─ Core77 Design Award, Student Notable ─ Interaction
2013 ─ IDEA, Finalist ─ Student Designs
2012 ─ IDEA, Gold ─ Student Designs
2012 ─ Braun Prize, Special Mention ─ Student Designs
2012 ─ Fujitsu Semiconductor MCU Electronic Design Competition, Gold
2012 ─ Fujitsu Semiconductor MCU Electronic Design Competition, Excellent Prize
2012 ─ Fujitsu Semiconductor MCU Electronic Design Competition, Best Creative Award
2012 ─ Core77 Design Award, Student Runner-up ─ Consumer Products
2012 ─ Core77 Design Award, Student Notable ─ Equipment
2012 ─ red dot Award: winner ─ Design Concept
2011 ─ red dot Award, Best of the Best ─ Design Concept
2011 ─ National Science Council, College Student Research Award
2011 ─ Taipei Industrial Design Award, Honorable Mentions Award ─ Design Concept
2011 ─ Essay Excellent Work: Chinese Institute of Engineers
2010 ─ College Student Research Award: National Science Council
2010 ─ iF Award-winning Entries of the lebens(t)raeume Competition
2010 ─ 29th International Young Designers’ Exhibition , Gold Award
2010 ─ Tainan County Xiao Ridge, Young Designer Award
2009 ─ Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua Univ. & Department of ID, NCKU, Gold Award
2009 ─ NCKU International Workshop, Silver Award
2009 ─ NCKU Outstanding Student Award for Academic
2008 ─ NCKU Outstanding Student Award for Academic
2007 ─ NCKU Outstanding Student Award for Academic
2007 ─ NCKU Distinguished Achievement Award in Calculus

PRESS APPEARANCES:
| Aloha - An Inspirational Trip at Hawaii |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, February 19, 2020

| A Design Sprint Project Reflection – Revisit Teamwork in the Lens of Kano Model |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, December 25, 2019

| A Brief Discussion on Object-Process Methodology (OPM) and Design Thinking Approach |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, October 24, 2019

| Inspiration from My Three-month Stay for the Designer in Residence Program in Germany - Part 4/4 |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, August 14, 2019

| Inspiration from My Three-month Stay for the Designer in Residence Program in Germany - Part 3/4 |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, August 7, 2019

| Inspiration from My Three-month Stay for the Designer in Residence Program in Germany - Part 2/4 |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, August 1, 2019

| Inspiration from My Three-month Stay for the Designer in Residence Program in Germany - Part 1/4 |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, July 24, 2019

| „Designers in Residence“: Stipendiaten hinterfragen Funktion von Schmuck und Chancen des 3D-Drucks |
Pforzheimer Zeitung, April 4, 2019

| Design and Design Literacy in Everyday Life |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, February 12, 2019

| Through Designers’ Eyes — Design Inspirations from Daily Life |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, September 9, 2018

| A Brief Discussion on The Essence of Design |
Asia Designer Communication Platform, August 6, 2018

| Rethinking Design: Moving Your Eyes From Your Head to Your Heart |
TEDxFuxingPark, November 3, 2017

| Design with plants |
Domus, January 16, 2017

| Fighting Coastal Erosion With The Power of Mangroves |
Core77, November 15, 2016

| These Pots Are Designed To Create Mangrove Forests That Will Protect Our Beaches |
Fast Company, November 7, 2016

| TetraPOT is a greener alternative to concrete coastal defences |
Dezeen, October 24, 2016

| Tetrapot Greener Sea Defense Creates Symbiosis Between Artificial and Natural Sea Defense |
Tuvie, April 7, 2016

| Toilet Paper With a Twist |
YANKO DESIGN, April 14, 2015

| Toilet Paper Roll Redesign |
Tuvie, April 14, 2015

| Designing Here/Now |
Thames & Hudson , September 16, 2014

| Spark Award Winner: Nursing Kit |
Spark Awards , November 6, 2013

| Capstone Program |
College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Cheng Kung University, August 31, 2013

| Core77 Design Awards 2013 Honorees: Interaction |
Core77 , August 14, 2013

| Core77 2013 Design Awards |
Core77 ,2013

| A First Aid Kit That Is Easy to Reach, Hard to Forget |
IDSA, December 9, 2012

| TAIPEI DESIGN CODE |
Department of Information & Tourism, Taipei Municipal Government, December 1, 2012

| Voice Memo With Benefits |
YANKO DESIGN, November 19, 2012

| A Different Camera Perspective |
YANKO DESIGN, October 30, 2012

| INNOVATION: Fall 2012 Yearbook of Design Excellence |
IDSA, September 1, 2012

| Game Sight Blocked? Award-winning Miniature Camera Solves the Problem |
National Cheng Kung University, August 20, 2012

| NCKU Students' First-aid Kit Shines in International Design Contests |
National Cheng Kung University, June 19, 2012

| Sporty Spacecraft |
YANKO DESIGN, April 26, 2012

| NCKU Students Design PhotoTalk Connects Emotion Beyond Time |
National Cheng Kung University, March 9, 2012

| Core77 2012 Design Awards |
Core77, 2012

| BraunPrize 2012 Shortlisted Projects |
Braun, 2012

| red dot design concept yearbook 2012/2013 |
red dot edition, 2012

| red dot design concept yearbook 2011/2012 |
red dot edition, 2011

| NCKU Whiz Kid Constant Winner of Design Awards |
National Cheng Kung University, December 26, 2011

| The Fire Mix! |
YANKO DESIGN, November 11, 2011

| It’s a Guy Thing, Shhhh! |
YANKO DESIGN, November 10, 2011

| Design 100 COOL II |
Cheers, September 28, 2010

| First Aid First |
YANKO DESIGN, June 21, 2010

| 32nd International Young Designers’ Exhibition (YODEX) Yearbook |
Ministry of Economic Affairs, 2010

BOOKS:
| Designing Here/Now |
Thames & Hudson , September 16, 2014

| A First Aid Kit That Is Easy to Reach, Hard to Forget |
IDSA, December 9, 2012

| TAIPEI DESIGN CODE |
Department of Information & Tourism, Taipei Municipal Government, December 1, 2012

| INNOVATION: Fall 2012 Yearbook of Design Excellence |
IDSA, September 1, 2012

| BraunPrize 2012 Shortlisted Projects |
Braun, 2012

| red dot design concept yearbook 2012/2013 |
red dot edition, 2012

| red dot design concept yearbook 2011/2012 |
red dot edition, 2011

| Design 100 COOL II |
Cheers, September 28, 2010

| 32nd International Young Designers’ Exhibition (YODEX) Yearbook |
Ministry of Economic Affairs, 2010

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English, Chinese (Mandarin)

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
| Certifications |

· Creative, Serious and Playful Science of Android Apps
Coursera Verified Certificates, License KAH9G8WGCF, December 2013 – February 2014

· Internet History, Technology, and Security
Coursera Verified Certificates, License DJCXZX6VVY, February 2014 – April 2014

· An Introduction to Marketing
Coursera Verified Certificates, License 66CAY2J6TG, December 2014 – January 2015

· An Introduction to Consumer Neuroscience & Neuromarketing
Coursera Verified Certificates, License ACC5GFS8HX, December 2014 – January 2015

· Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship
Coursera Verified Certificates, License 3KEKEKMNXF, December 2014 – January 2015

· New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs
Coursera Verified Certificates, License RYGLRBPM5R, February 2015 – March 2015

· Innovation for Entrepreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace
Coursera Verified Certificates, License F8KGF8AZ5H, March 2015 – April 2015


| Score of Industrial Design |

─ Average Score: 93.22 / 100 ( rank#1 )
─ GPA: 4.00 / 4

Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing ─ 91
Presentation Techniques (1) ─ 86, Presentation Techniques (2) ─ 92
Product Promotion and Strategy ─ 94, Marketing and Management of Art ─ 92
Industrial Design (1) ─ 95, Industrial Design (2) ─ 94, Design Management ─ 95
Design and Behavior ─ 95, Statistic Methodology ─ 94, Transportation Design ─ 93
Product Planning and Development ─ 96, Seminar on Creativity of Popular Culture ─ 90
Design and Education ─ 90, Exhibition Management ─ 95, Introduction to Computers ─ 90
Usability Design ─ 95, Human Factors ─ 100, Basic Design (1) ─ 88, Basic Design (2) ─ 88
Product Planning ─ 93, Exhibition Design ─ 92, Thesis Project (1) ─ 80, Thesis Project (2) ─ 93
Calculus (1) ─ 99, Calculus (2) ─ 98, History of Art ─ 92, Form Design ─ 100, Design Method ─ 98
History ─ 95, English (3) ─ 95, English (4) ─ 90, Mechanism ─ 92, Chinese (1) ─ 99, Chinese (2) ─ 99
Product Design (1) ─ 88, Product Design (2) ─ 88, General Physics (1) ─ 87, General Physics (2) ─ 97


| Score of Electrical Engineering |

─ Average Score: 98.22 / 100 ( rank#1 )
─ GPA: 3.95 / 4

Basic Electrical Machinery Laboratory ─ 92
Introduction to Computer Science (2) ─ 100
Electric Engineering Ethics ─ 98, Electric Circuits Experiments ─ 95
Engineering Mathematics (1) ─ 100, Engineering Mathematics (2) ─ 99
General Physics Laboratory (1) ─ 90, General Physics Laboratory (2) ─ 94
Control Engineering Laboratory ─ 94, Topic on Power Technology (1) ─ 92
Electric Instrumentation Laboratory ─ 98, Introduction to Electrical Machinery ─ 97
Topic on Instrumentation System (1) ─ 96, Topic on Instrumentation System (2) ─ 95
Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (1) ─ 98, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (2) ─ 99
Electronics (1) ─ 99, Electronics (2) ─ 98, Electronics (3) ─ 96, Control Engineering ─ 93
Electric Instruments ─ 94, Electronics Laboratory (1) ─ 99, Electronics Laboratory (2) ─ 98

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
| Professional Membership |

2020 ─ Design Management Institute (DMI) ─ Member
2018 ─ World Design Organization (WDO) ─ Professional Member
2018 ─ Asia Designer Communication Platform (ADP) ─ Purple Member
2017 ─ Chinese Industrial Designers Association (CIDA) ─ Professional Member
2012 ─ Industrial Designers Society of America Society (IDSA) ─ International Young Professional Member
2012 ─ Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
2010 ─ Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
2010 ─ Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering
2010 ─ Taiwan Science, Technology & Society Association

COLLECTIONS:
| Patents |

2013 ─ Media Storage Device for Storing Images with Audio Effects ─ Taiwan ─ 101209072
2012 ─ CURVED SCISSORS ─ Taiwan ─ 101210425
2010 ─ TAPE DISPENSER ─ Taiwan ─ 99206579
2010 ─ TWEEZERS CLIP ─ Taiwan ─ 99208296

HOBBIES:
Reading, Taking online courses e.g. Coursera

WEB SITE:
http://shenghunglee.wix.com/design

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://shenghunglee.wix.com/design

REGISTRATION DATE:
2015-06-07 15:36:36

COUNTRY:
United States of America

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Sheng-Hung Lee


Shanghai Library Space

A' Design Award Winner for Governance and Public Services Design Category in 2017
Sheng-Hung Lee and Innovation Space Team for Shanghai Library-Innovation Space
Toilet Paper Roll Redesign Toilet Paper Roll

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Disposable and Single-Use Product Design Category in 2015
Sheng-Hung Lee & Josipa Dodig for Continuum
Tetrapot Green Sea Defence

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category in 2015
Sheng-Hung Lee & Wan Kee Lee for Sheng-Hung Lee & Wan Kee Lee

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