School of Design Jiangnan University
Xin holds a PhD in Design from Carnegie Mellon University with research interests in interaction and experience design, service and strategic design, and cultural studies. He looks at how design, both professionally and philosophically, contributes to transformations of lifestyles, businesses and societies.
Xin has spoken internationally and conducted workshops on interaction design and cultural innovation, and served as a jury member on design competitions including GMarkt, IXDA and RedStar. His contributions has been recognized and awarded as the Future Voice of Interaction Design 2015 by the IXDA, 2014 “Silver Metal of Contribution to Design” by Dragon Design Foundation, and 2013 “1O Best Industrial Design Educator of China” from Chinese Industrial Design Association, etc.