Sheng-Hung Lee, IDSA
2019 Gianninoto Graduate Scholarship Winner
Vice Chair, IDSA Boston Chapter | 2020-2021
Sheng-Hung Lee, IDSA is a designer, maker, educator, MIT AgeLab researcher, and MIT xPRO course experience designer. He is inspired by multiple domains of knowledge and different perspectives, and he thrives on creating new value for clients on multidisciplinary 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 has been invited to be a jury member for multiple international design competitions, including IDEA and Spark Design Awards. He is a member of the 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) in Taiwan. His work has won prestigious awards, including an 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 work has been showcased at 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 in Stuttgart, Germany. Lee taught product design at Fudan University Shanghai Institute of Visual Art and Detao Masters Academy as an adjunct associate professor from 2015 to 2019.