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Carnegie Mellon University, Master of Product Development, Pittsburgh, PA / May 2012

(412) 265 - 5007

Master of Product Development Scaife Hall 402

Sichuan University, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Chengdu, China / June 2011


Carnegie Mellon University

Design Intern / SG Design & Manufacturing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.,

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Shanghai, China / Summer 2010 Helped organize and manage company project data; Responsible for cubic


transfer printing and design samples making; Designed photo-frame and other decoration products for “Rosy Girls” and “Christmas” project.

Analytical User Research

Vehicle Design Intern / Chongqing Yujie Automotive Design Co., Ltd.,


Chongqing, China / Summer 2009

Design Thinking Persona & Scenario Building

Assisted designers with market and user research of the project of redesign of Truck Front-end; Responsible for prototype (clay modeling) for the design of Chang’an Automotive mini-van.

Design Hand & Computer Sketching 3D Modeling Prototyping

Projects Work User Research / Birdhouse and Birdfeeder Market / Sept 2011 - Oct 2011 Collected secondary data in research project conducted by the hybrid team;

Computer Adobe Photoshop CS4

Designed artifacts for face-to-face interviews and think aloud protocol; Collaboratively, creatively, and flexibly worked with interdisciplinary team.

Adobe InDesign CS4 Adobe Illustrator CS4 Rhinoceros Autodesk 3DMax

SCU- MIT 2010 Summer Campus / July 2010- August 2010 Attended series of classes: Mechanical Engineering and Biologic Engineering; Designed “First-aid Apparatus Device” for post earthquake situations.

AutoCAD Solidworks Corel Video Studio

SCU - Strathclyde Industrial Design Summer Campus / June 2010 - July 2010 Collaborated with Strathclyde University students in a interdisciplinary team of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers; Responsible for sketching and 3D Modeling.


Design for Future Vehicle / Foton Vehicle Co., Ltd., / April 2010 - June 2011

Member, Carnegie Mellon AIGA

Researched customer value, desires and needs of future vehicles; Analyzed trends

Member, Student Activities Board

in the vehicle industry markets and competitive and analogous markets; Designed concept to meet research needs and prototyped with clay model.

Interest Hiking Traveling Making Art Being a Do-Gooder

Accomplishment Best Space Utilization Award / 2010 Fifth Vatti Kitchen Design” / Fall 2010. Honorable Prize / Science & Future International Car Design Contest / Spring 2010 The First Place / SCU Art & Design Competition / Fall 2007 & Fall 2008

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