Wei Wang

Wei Wang

Professor

Professor and Director, Ullman School of Design

Aronoff Center

6415D

DAAP School of Design - 0016

Professional Summary

Wei Wang is a Professor of Design and the Director of the Ullman School of Design at the University of Cincinnati. He has been teaching and practicing visual communication design for over 23 years. His research areas include brand strategy and management, user-centered design, UI/UX design, data visualization, and design collaboration and innovation.

Wei believes that everything in the world is interconnected, and there is a rational explanation behind all phenomena. He is curious to discover those interconnections and make positive changes through influence, innovation, and intervention. As a lifelong learner, he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Consumer and Design Sciences at Auburn University.

Education

M.F.A.: Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA, 1999 (Graphic Design)

B.F.A.: Utah State University Logan, UT, 1997 (Graphic Design)

B.S.: Shenzhen University Shenzhen, China, 1993 (Industrial Design)

Ph.D.: Auburn University Auburn, AL, 2022 (Consumer and Design Sciences)

Research and Practice Interests

  • · Branding Strategy and Management
  • · Creative Thinking
  • · Interaction Design
  • · Information Design and Data Visualization
  • · UI/UX Design
  • · Web Design and Development
  • · Experimental Behavior Research
  • · Decision Making Research
  • · Design Collaboration and Innovation

Positions and Work Experience

2021 -To Present Professor and Director, Ullman School of Design, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2009 -2021 Professor of Graphic Design, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2004 -2009 Associate Professor of Graphic Design, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

1999 -2004 Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Wei Wang (2019. ) “Build Effective Presentations through Visual Storytelling" .Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing, Bangalore, India. Level:International

Wei Wang (2018. ) "Making A Difference with the Power of Visual Design" .Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing, Bangalore, India. Level:International

Wei Wang (2016. ) Shenzhen Polytechnic University, School of Art and Design, Shenzhen, China. Level:International

Wei Wang (2016. ) Guangdong University of Technology, School of Art and Design, Guangzhou, China. Level:International

Wei Wang (2016. ) Shenzhen University, College of Art and Design, Shenzhen, China. Level:International

Wei Wang (2013. ) Workshop and Lecture on Design Collaboration and Innovation .Jiangnan University, College of Design, Wuxi, China. Level:International

Contact Information

ARONOFF 6415D
342 Clifton Court
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221
Phone: (513)556-4230
wang3we@uc.edu