Lau Delivers Keynote Address at International Design Forum in China

Tin Man Lau, Alumni professor of industrial design in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design, was a keynote speaker at the 4th International Innovation Design & Education Forum at Nanjing University of Science & Technology in Nanking, China. He delivered his talk, �??My Experience in Design Education: Industry vs. Academia,�?� on September 19 and also spoke to a combined graduate and undergraduate design class at Nanjing University about industrial design education at Auburn and about culture and design on September 23. Twelve schools from around the world participated in the forum and in the Portfolio of �??Nanjing Innovation�?� International Universities�?? Design Exhibition.  More than 30 individual Auburn student projects were displayed in the exhibition.

The 12 schools participating in the forum included:

Coventry University (Great Britain),
Purdue University (USA),
The Ohio State University (USA),
Auburn University (USA),
Politecnico di Milano (Italy),
Hochshule Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (Germany),
National University of Singapore (Singapore),
Yunlin University of Science and Technology (Taiwan),
Tsinghua University (P.R. China),
Wuhan University of Science and Technology (P.R. China),
Zhejiang University (P.R. China),
Nanjing University of Science and Technology (P.R. China)

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