Sooshin Choi, IDSA | College for Creative Studies
Chair, IDSA International Design Conference 2016, Detroit, Aug. 17-20
International Design Excellence Award Juror: 2015
IDSA Education Award: 2014
IDSA Education Vice President: 2010–2013
Sooshin Choi, IDSA, is the provost and vice president for academic affairs and a professor at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. He's responsible for developing vision and leadership for all matters related to academic operations. Choi also taught at and served as a school director at the University of Cincinnati for more than 10 years. His industry career includes 18 years of automotive design, five years of system furniture design and three years of innovative product design.
Choi served as chair of IDSA's International Design Conference 2016 in Detroit. He's a frequent speaker at various international venues and serves as a jury and a judge in numerous international design competitions, including IDSA's International Design Excellence Awards. Choi served as education vice president on IDSA's Board of Directors from 2010-2013 and earned IDSA's Education Award in 2014. He also belongs to the new Michigan Design Council.