• Wan-Ru Chou

    Associate Professor

    Hochuschule fuer Angewandte kunst in Wien. Austria, M.A.

    Wan-Ru Chou received her Master degree of Product Design from Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna, Austria. Since 1994 she is full time Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Design (SCID) and was Chairperson of SCID from 1999 till 2011, she served as Dean of College of Design at Shih-Chien University (2016 ~2021). Her design projects were exhibited in MAK museum Wien, Salone Satellite Milan and MoCA Taipei.


    Prof. Chou is invited as Guest professor at Hunan University in Changsha, Huaqiao University in Xiamen and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art in Guangzhou, China, as well as at Köln International School of Design and FH Würzburg, Germany. She received “Musashino Art University Fellow“ (Japan) in 2017.


    The author of regular essays published in journals, magazines, newspapers and books, Professor Chou has made keynote speeches, led workshops and given lectures in many countries.


    She is also member of jury committee for many government-sponsored projects and various design competition, coordinator of international design workshops and project leader of academy-industry cooperative projects.

    Email   chou@g2.usc.edu.tw

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