Professor He Renke
Dean, School of Design
He Renke earned his master’s degree in architecture from Hunan University in China. He served as a visiting scholar in the industrial design department of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and at North Carolina State University’s School of Design.
Now, Renke is the dean and a professor at the School of Design of Hunan University. He also serves as vice chair of the China Industrial Design Association (CIDA), director of the Chinese Industrial Design Education Committee and director of the China-Italy Design Innovation Center in Hunan. He has been a juror in the Red Dot design competition since 2008 and in the Red Star design competition since 2006.