A 3-credit, one-month summer course on Design Thinking in collaboration with the China Academy of Art (CAA), one of the most influential academies of fine arts in China.
This course is aimed at providing the foundations of
designing a successful product. Students will learn how to think like a
designer and resolve constraints arising from technical, aesthetic,
human factors and business concerns through hands-on exercises,
presentations and case studies. This
course offers a student an opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary
team comprising designers and engineers to design and develop a real
product or media.
3 – 28 June 2013 (Monday to Thursday)
9am–12 noon, 2–5pm
All UG & PG students
40 (20 HKUST students + 20 CAA students)
HKUST - IELM
Prof. Ravindra Goonetilleke and Prof. Emily Au
HKUST - CSE
Prof. Huamin Qu and Prof. Pedro Sander
CAA - School of Design
Prof. Wang Yun and Prof. Liu Zheng
CAA - School of Intermedia Art
Prof. Gao Shiming, Prof. Fan Li and Prof. Zheng Bo
China Academy of Art, Hangzhou and HKUST
Airfare to Hangzhou and accommodation sponsored by HKUST
All UG & PG students.
Application deadline: 3rd May 2013
Interview will be arranged in the early May
*Students may choose (a) or (b) depending on their interests.