SUN Lingyun, Professor, Ph.D.

  • Ng Teng Fong Professor
  • Deputy Director of International Design Institute, ZJU
  • Deputy Director of Modern Industrial Design Insitute, ZJU
  • Director of ZJU-SUTD Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Alliance
  • Deputy Director of ZJU-Beidou Joint Innovation Design Engineering Center
  • Member of the council of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society Industrial Design Institution

Research interests: design cognition and computation, information and interaction design, design intelligence.

孙凌云 教授 博导

  • 浙江大学国际设计研究院 副院长
  • 浙江大学现代工业设计研究所副所长
  • 黄廷方讲席教授
  • 浙江大学新加坡科技设计大学 创新、设计与创业联盟 主任
  • 浙江大学北斗航天联合创新设计工程中心 副主任
  • 中国机械工工程学会工业设计分会 常务理事


Professional Experience

  • Singapore University of Technology and Design, Sep 2014 – Dec 2014, Sep 2015-Dec 2015. Visiting Professor.
  • Committee Member of the Workshop of Developing HCI Education Crossing Asia on CHI 2015.
  • Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sep 2013 – Jul 2014. Visiting Researcher.
  • Institute for Software Research, Carnegie Mellon University May 2013-Sep 2013. Visiting Researcher.
  • Industrial Design Department, Zhejiang University 2010-present. Associate Professor, assistant for Graduate Program.
  • International Design Center of Zhejiang University and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2008-2010. Deputy Director and research fellow (post-doctor).

Educational Experience

  • Modern Industrial Design Institute, Zhejiang University 2003-2008. Ph.D. in Digital Art and Design. Specialization in computer aided industrial design.  Thesis: Patent mapping for product design (patent data mining and visualization for designers).
  • Chu Kochen Honors College & Computer College, Zhejiang University 1999-2003. B.S. in Computer Science. Thesis: Fast face modeling based on features and flexible mesh model (3D human face modeling using 2 photos).


  1. Role of Technology and Design on Growth of Modern China in the 21st Century(科技设计在21世纪中国发展过程中扮演的角色) – course developed for SUTD – Singapore University of Technology and Design, fall 2014 and 2015. (course link, not public)
  2. Physical Computing and Product Design (信息产品设计) – course developed for Zhejiang University. 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 (course link, not public)
  3. Design Research (graduate level). 2015, 2016.
  4. Computer Aided Industrial and Conceptual Design (graduate level). 2014, 2015, 2016.
  5. Design and Future (设计与未来). 2016.