| ||Lou Yongqi |
The Executive Committee of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design
Vice President of China Industrial Design Association
Dean of the College of Design and Innovation at Tongji University
Prof. Dr. Lou Yongqi is Dean of the College of Design and Innovation at Tongji University in Shanghai. He is a full professor at Tongji, Visiting Professor at the School of Art, Design, and Architecture at Aalto University in Finland, and the School of Design of Politecnico di Milano in Italy. Lou is a leading figure in sustainable interdisciplinary design education, research, and practice. He was one of the first designers in China to connect social innovation and sustainable design thinking with rural development. Lou has been the pioneer in China for design-driven innovation education that connects design, business, and technology. He also furthers this agenda through international collaboration.
Release Date：Sep. 21,2016