Zhiyong Fu, Ph.D., associate professor of Information Art Design Department, director of Service Design Institute, Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He has served as the Secretary-General in Information & Interaction Design Committee(IIDC)since 2014, The Vice President of The International Chinese Association of Human-computer Interaction(ICACHI), Academic Director of Tsinghua AI Innovation and Entrepreneurship minor, Director of Art and Technology Innovation Base of Tsinghua University.
During January to April 1998, he was a visiting professor of Kansei Evaluation special research project at Tsukuba University, Japan. And he is a recipient of the National Award for New Century Excellent Talents (2006). During August 2008 to August 2009, He was a visiting scholar in the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
He teaches courses in interaction design, service design and design thinking. His research focuses on smart products and design tools, human cities and service design, and undertakes a number of national projects and overseas cooperation projects. He has served as Associate Chair of the ACM CHI 2014 and 2017, 2018, 2020 Design Subcommittee, and board member of the HCI International 2012-2019 Cross-Culture Design Sub-committee. Now He is responsible for the China-Italy Design Innovation Hub at Tsinghua University. This Hub will promote exchanges and cooperation between the two countries in education, scientific research and cultural industries.