MIT AgeLab Researcher
MIT xPRO Course Experience Designer
MIT Office of Sustainability Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Sheng-Hung Lee is an MIT AgeLab researcher, MIT xPRO course experience designer, MIT Office of Sustainability fellow, and Vice Chair of Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) Boston Chapter.
He is inspired by multiple domains of knowledge, different perspectives, and he thrives on creating new value for clients on multi-disciplinary teams.
He is trained as an Industrial Designer and Electrical Engineer, and his approach to problem-solving is influenced by his passion for how design and technology impact and can be integrated into society.
Lee has been focusing on organisational designs that create systemic impacts.
He was invited to be a jury member for multiple international design competitions including IDEA, Spark Design Award, IDA Award, and A’ Design Award and Competition.
Lee graduated with a double Bachelor’s degree (Hon.) in Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan.
His work has won prestigious awards including IDEA Gold, Braun Prize, Core77 Design Award, Red Dot (Best of the Best), Spark Design Award, European Product Design Award (Gold), and iF Award.
His works have also been showcased in Dubai Design Week, Venice Design Week, and the Cooper Hewitt museum. Lee taught product design at Fudan University Shanghai Institute of Visual Art and Detao Masters Academy as an adjunct Associate Professor from 2015 to 2019.