The Department of Industrial Design:Developing in Glory


2009——2014

І. Changes of Human Resources

On Mar. 9th, 2009, Prof. Sun Yuanbo was appointed as the head of Department of Industrial Design in terms of Document No.4[2009] of the School of Design and Art.

In September, 2009, Prof. Yu Dehua was transferred from the Department of Chinese Furniture to the Department of Industrial Design.
In June, 2010, Prof. Zong Mingming was transferred from the School of Art in Qiqihar University to the Department of Industrial Design.
In July 2012, Ph.D.Gong Chao was recruited into the department.

By June of 2014, teachers of the Department of Industrial Design add up to 18, including two professors, nine associate professors, six lecturers, one teaching assistant.

ІІ. Major Construction

In 2009, regarding Ergonomics and Interaction Design as a critical development direction, the Department of Industrial Design is rewarded as the Beijing Special University Education Construction Project.

In 2012, the Industrial Design major is approved as the Key Major of MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the P.R.C.).

. Laboratory and Workshop Construction

In 2010, Ergonomics and Interaction Design Lab was built based on the Beijing Special University Education Construction Project and “985” Seats Design Research Base Project.

In 2012, Vehicle Modeling Design Lab was built supported by “985” Postgraduate Teaching Reform Project.

Ⅳ. School-level Teaching Reform Project Establishment

1.Reform and Innovation of the Training Mode for Creative and Compound Talents

Stakeholder:Yang Xin
Time:2009
Batch:9

2.Special Major Construction of the Department of Industrial Design

Stakeholder:Sun Yuanbo
Time:2009
Batch:9

3.Special Major Construction of the Department of Industrial Design

Stakeholder:Yang Xin
Time:2013
Batch:10

4.Systemic Construction of Teaching and Creative Practice of the Vehicle Modeling Design

Stakeholder:Sun Yuanbo
Time:2013
Batch:10

5.System Building and Teaching Method Reform for the Basis of Interaction Design

Stakeholder:Shi Lei
Time:2013
Batch:10

6.The Study on the Reform of the Subject Contents and Teaching Method for Mechanics and Structure Design

Stakeholder:Qiu Yue
Time:2013
Batch:10

Ⅴ. Textbook Construction(Since 1984)

1.Materials for Design and Processing Mechanics

Editor:Jiang Xiangyun
Press:Beijing Institute of Technology Press
Publishing Time of the First Edition:2003
Level:Nation-level Regular Higher Education Textbook for the Eleventh Five-year Plan, Beijing Classic Textbook for Higher Education of 2005

2.Product Models Making

Editor:Jiang Xiangyun
Press:Beijing Institute of Technology Press
Publishing Time of the First Edition:2005
Level:Beijing Classic Textbook for Higher Education of 2006

3.The Basis and Design of Ergonomics

Editor:Sun Yuanbo
Press:Beijing Institute of Technology Press
Publishing Time of the First Edition:Apr.2010
Level:Nation-level Regular Higher Education Textbook for the Eleventh Five-year Plan, Beijing Classic Textbook for Higher Education of 2011

4.The Basis of Interaction Design

Editor:Sun Yuanbo
Press:Beijing Institute of Technology Press
Publishing Time of the First Edition:Dec.2014
Level:Regular Higher Education Textbook for the Twelfth Five-year Plan of MIIT

Ⅵ. Prizes of Teachers and Students

1.The Fifth Industrial Design Competition of Huadi Creative Kitchen

PrizeGolden Medal, Silver Medal of Comprehensive Type, Best Appearance Design
PrizewinnerCui Dengxue, Peng Peng et al.
Time:2010

2.Guang Bao Innovation Prix

PrizeSilver Medal
PrizewinnerCui Dengxue
Time:2010

3.Industrial Design Grand Prix of “Chang’an Vehicle” Cup

PrizeFirst Prize
PrizewinnerNiu Yinxin
Time:2010

4.Industrial Design Competition of “SANY”

Prize:First Prize, Second Prize Third Prize
PrizewinnerTeam
Time:2011

5.UPA Interaction Design Competition

PrizeDesign Prize, Excellent Team Prize
PrizewinnerTeam
Time:2011

6.2012 UPA Interaction Design Competition

PrizeDesign Prize, Excellent Team Prize
PrizewinnerTeam
Time:2012

7.Red Star Prize

Prize2012 Red Star Prize of China Innovate Design 
PrizewinnerLuo Qi (Teacher)
Time:2012

8.IDEA

PrizePrize
PrizewinnerKong Xiangzhan et al.
Time:2012

9.IF

PrizePrize
Prizewinner:WangCan
Time:2012

10.GDN Vehicle Design Competition 

PrizeSilver Medal
PrizewinnerWang Zhaokun, Dong Jiabin
Time:2012

11.The Second Competition of “Chang’an Vehicle” Cup 

PrizeThird Prize
PrizewinnerDong Bin et al.
Time:2013

12.Red Dot Design Competition

PrizePrize
PrizewinnerCheng Xi
Time:2013

13.Red Star Competition

PrizePrize
PrizewinnerLuo Qi (Teacher)
Time:2013

14.IDEA

Prize
IDEA 2013 Finalis
PrizewinnerLuo Qi (Teacher)
Time:2013

15.Red Dot Design Competition

Prizereddot design award
honourable mention 2013
PrizewinnerLuo Qi (Teacher)
Time:2013

16.Red Star Competition

PrizePrize
PrizewinnerLi GuangliagnTeacher
Time:2013

17.2014 Modern Vehicle Design Competition

PrizePrize (Not Decided Yet)
PrizewinnerLi Zheng, Dong Jiabin
Time:2014

Ⅶ. Practice Construction

The Department has invited designers or teams from Lenovo, Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi and other enterprises to hold WORKSHOP, and set up many internship base.

Ⅷ.Academic Speeches and Meetings

1.The History and Current Status of German Industrial Design Education

Speaker:Rayman
Job:State Academy of Visual Arts Stuttgart
Time:2010

2.Lecture Series of Interaction Design

Speaker:Designers
Job:Lenovo, Sumsung, Tencent etc.
Time:2010-2013

3.Service Design Academic Seminar

Speaker:Meg et al.
Job:Academy of Design Arts Cologne, TsingHua University etc.
Time:2012

4.Interaction Design Education

Speaker:Gert Pasman
Job:Universiteit Delft
Time:2013

5.Technology-based Product and Product System Design

Speaker:Frank
Job:University of Arts Offenbach
Time:2013

6.Emerging Design Problems and Their Influence on Design Education

Speaker:Kwon
Job:University of Houston
Time:2014

Ⅸ.International Communication

1.The department has received foreign Students from Mongolia, Malaysia, Sudan, Kenya and other universities. In 2014, first foreign student acquired Master’s Degree.
The department has successfully held and join in the International Design Summer Camp for four years, since 2010.

2.The department has developed long-term friendship and cooperation with famous universities abroad including University of Arts Offenbach, University of Houston, Swiburn University of Technology, etc.

3.Four teachers studied and had researches at abroad in sessions.
The foreign professors coming from Universiteit Delft and University of Houston have been invited to teach classes.

Ⅹ. Scientific Research


1.Vertical Achievements

(1) 2010:Humanities and Social Science Research Project of the Ministry of Education: Design Research on the needs of an aging society (by Gong Xiaodong)

(2) 2013: the National Social Science Fund Project: the Spread, Practice and Reconstruction of German Industrial Ideology in China (by Zong Mingming)

2. Horizontal Achievements

In recent years, the horizontal researches cover weapons and equipment, medical products, home appliances, construction and vehicles, and so on. The projects include interaction and product design, and the total amount of annual research fund has increased dramatically.

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