Yuan Xiang

undefinedYuan Xiang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, born in October 1978, majored in design education and design innovation methods, has extensive practical experience in graphical user interface design as well as interactive visualization, focusing on the application of “Learner-generated Contents” (Learner-generated Contents) strategy in design research, practice and teaching. Has cooperation design projects with Huawei, Samsung, Nokia, Microsoft, Lenovo, China Telecom, China Mobile and other enterprises. The main courses he taught include "Graphical User Interface Design", "Web Design" and "Interactive Graphics Foundation" (MOOC).

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  • 1997-2001, studied in the Department of Industrial Design of Hunan University, obtained a bachelor's degree in industrial design;

  • 2001-2004, studied at the School of Design of Hunan University, obtained a master's degree in design art.

  • From 2007 to 2008, funded by the China Scholarship Council and went to the College of DAAP (University of Cincinnati) as a visiting scholar.

  • 2009-2015, Ph.D. in Design Art College of Hunan University, received a doctorate in design art.

Research Projects

  • Hosted the National Support Program Sub-project "Garment Design for Digital Manufacturing Collaborative with Innovation Cloud Service Platform Development - Garment Apparel Knowledge Base System Development" (2015BAH22F02)

  • Hosted the National Support Program sub-project "Huxiang Cultural Tourism Commodity Market Development and Comprehensive Service Demonstration Project" (2012BAH85F04)

  • Hosted the Hunan Science and Technology Project "Building a Collaborative Innovation Platform for Industrial Design Based on Digital Intelligent Manufacturing" (2015GK1011)

  • Hosted the Hunan Science and Technology Project “Development of Cross-Media Resource System Demonstration Project Based on Rural Community Culture and Design Innovation” (2014GK3156)

  • Hosted Hunan Science and Technology Project "Development and Construction of the Website of 2012 Furong Cup International Industrial Design Innovation Competition" (2012TP3001)

  • Hosted the 2012 Hunan Provincial Education Reform Project "Industrial Learning Environment Research and Platform Construction for Industrial Design Major Courses Based on Mobile Internet"

Selected Publications

  • Xiang YUAN, et al. Re-Examining ‘Learning by Doing’: Implications from Learning Style Migration. The Design Journal. (A&HCI)

  • Yuan Xiang, He Renke. Teaching Research on "the History of Industrial Design" Based on Reflection Learning, Decoration, 2013(05)

  • Yuan Xiang, He Renke. Case Reflection on Design Solidification Effect in Concept Generation, Packaging Engineering, 2015(26)

  • Yuan Xiang. Design curriculum information framework based on student's creation content, decoration, 2014(08)

Design Projects (Recent Five Years)