About Sheng-Hung Lee

Sheng-Hung Lee
Cambridge | United States

MIT AgeLab Designer and Research Assistant, MIT xPRO Course Experience Designer, IDSA Boston Vice Chair

Sheng-Hung Lee MIT, Designer, Maker, and Educator

Sheng-Hung Lee is a designer, MIT AgeLab researcher, MIT xPRO course experience designer and Vice Chair at IDSA Boston. 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. He was invited to be a jury member for multiple international design competition including IDEA, Spark Design Award, IDA Award and A’ Design Award and Competition. He is a member of World Design Organization (WDO), Asia Designer Communication Platform (APD), Taiwan Society of Technology and Sociology, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, and China Technical Consultants Inc.

Lee graduated with a double Bachelor’s degree (Hon.) in Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan. He currently purses his master degree at MIT Integrated Design & Management. His work has won prestigious awards including IDEA (Gold), iF Award (Gold), Braun Prize, Core77 Design Award, Red Dot (Best of the Best), Spark Design Award, and European Product Design Award (Gold). His works have also been showcased in Dubai Design Week, Venice Design Week and the Cooper Hewitt museum. In 2019, He won a designer in residence scholarship sponsored by the Germany government, EMMA Creative Center and Pforzheim University to stay and to exhibit his design at Stuttgart. Lee taught product design at Fudan University Shanghai Institute of Visual Art and Detao Masters Academy as adjunct Associate Professor from 2015 to 2019.

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