Liao Wei


Personal profile

Name: Liao Wei

Gender: Male

Degrees: MS

Title: Associate Professor


Current Professional Societies

Member of Expert Committee of China Good Design

Research Areas

Industrial Design, Design Methods,Design Education


Higher Education Teaching Achievement Award, Beijing Municipal Education Commission, 2013 & 2019

Research activities

  1. Research on application of Design Thinking in K12 education, 2015-present

  2. "Qiong kiln" ceramic products design research, 2018-2019

  3. Nissan 2025 future driverless advanced interface design research, 2017

  4. Innovative concept visual expression design research with Nokia, 2012

  5. “Qi Chair” Furniture Design, first Beijing International Design Triennial Exhibition, China National Museum, 2011

  6. Public Facilities Design Research, Beijing Municipal Government, 2006

  7. Beijing Olympic Game Torch Design Competition Finalists, 2007

  8. Co-founder and Executive Chair, the Formula E(China) Design Championship with Art Center College of Design, USA, 2013-2019

  9. Salone Satellite Design Exhibition in Milan, Italy, 2013

  10. Member of Jury committee of China Red Star Design Award 2014, 2017 and 2019

Personal statement

Professor Liao Wei graduated from BJUT with MS in Industrial Design and joined Beijing University of Technology in 2001. From 2013 to 2014, he was a visiting professor of CDR (Center of Design Research) in Stanford University. Professor Liao teaches courses Product Design and Design Methods to undergraduates majored in Industrial Design and Master Students majored in Design. His researches focus on industrial design thinking, design methods and design education.