CDAIR boasts a wide range of expertise and promotes partnership and collaboration to enhance the breadth and depth of our research and practice.


Professor Ming Cheung

  • Experience Design
  • Digital Design + Literacy
  • Health Innovation + Informatics
  • Media Strategy + Impact

Full members

Dr Michelle Douglas

Design Thinking, Design-Led Entrepreneurship, Human-Centred Design Processes

Assoc Professor Gloria Ge

Internationalisation Strategies, Global Value Chain, Chinese Enterprises

Dr Eleni Kalantidou

Design Psychology, Social Innovation, Sustainable Design

Dr Michelle Neumann

Educational Technologies, Childhood Education, Literacy Development

Dr Dale Patterson

Digital and Interactive Media, Educational Technologies, Human-Machine Interaction

Assoc Professor Leigh Shutter

Digital Design, Cultural Heritage, Spatial Design

Dr Rongrong Yu

Design Cognition, Architectural Design, Computational Design Analysis

Adjunct members

Professor Jun Cai

Director of Design Management Lab, Tsinghua University

Professor Nan Cao

Director of Intelligent Big Data Visualisation Lab, Tongji University

Dr Troy Chen

Lecturer of Communication Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Mr Sean Chiu

Director of Design, Alibaba

Mr Sunny Chu

Director of User Experience, Tencent

Professor Cees de Bont

Dean of School of Design, Loughborough University

Professor Alessandro Deserti

Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Polytechnic University of Milan

Professor Richard Goosens

Head of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology

Dr Kei Hoshi

Senior Lecturer of Interaction Design, Auckland University of Technology

Ms Victoria Huo

Research Fellow, Jiangnan University

Professor Keiichi Sato

Professor of Human-System Integration, Illinois Institute of Technology

Mr Peng Tan

Research Fellow, Guangdong University of Technology

Professor Craig Vogel

Director of Centre for Design Research and Innovation, University of Cincinnati

Mr Noam Wolf

Director of Software Engineering, Google

Ms Ruitong Yang

Research Fellow, Shenzhen University

HDR members

Mr Julius Bolinas
Ms Kaiqing Chen
Mr Sean Costain
Mr Martin Donaldson
Ms Mahsa Foroughi
Ms Naomi Hay
Ms Meryl Keioskie
Ms Ashley Lee
Mr Ray Lei
Mr Chris Little
Mr Nathan Lyon
Mr Riley Sheehan
Mr Peter Ugarte
Ms Francis Wild
Ms Gabriella Wilson

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