Dr. GONG Miaosen is an associate professor of industrial design department, School of Design at Jiangnan University, and the director of DESIS lab. He did his PhD study in design at Politecnico di Milano, jointed with MIT. Before that, he studied in Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Wuxi University of Light Industry and Politecnico di Milano for his BEng, MA, and MDS in design fields. Currently, he is a member of international coordination committee of DESIS network (www.desis-network.org) and co-coordinator of DESIS-China. He is also one of founders of China Design Research PhD Colloquium and China Service Design Education Forum. He was a visiting scholar of ID department of TU/e (12/13) and in an expert of China Academy of Engineering major project “Innovation Design Development Strategy” (13/16).
His research interests focus on strategic design for sustainability, service design for social innovation, innovation design. He has more than 40 peer-reviewed academic publications in international conferences and journals, and is reviewers of several international design conferences and journals. The applied research fields include public service and active welfare, healthcare, mobility and equipment, cultural industry and etc. He has strong industrial collaboration focusing on key competitiveness building by design innovation, main partners include Sany, Media, Jialing, Philips, Atlas.copco, Changhong, Ingshi, Longfor, Idataway and etc.