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DR STEPHEN JIA WANG

Senior Lecturer

Stephen Jia Wang (DocFA MA MA BA) works in the Department of Design at Monash University as a Senior Lecturer, Director of International Tangible Interaction Design Lab (ITIDLab), and Program Leader of Interaction Design.

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He has an integrated background across the fields of industrial design, interaction design, and architectural design. His design practice focuses on interactive installations, interactive controlling systems and informational products. Before this position, he has been working as Specially-appointed Professor at Tokyo Zokei University (Japan), Senior Lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology (Australia), lecturer of at Monash University, and professional designer at several design consulting firms.

Research & Supervision Interests
Stephen has undertaken research in the field of Interaction Design for more than a decade. In the recent years, his research and practice focus on exploring new design methods, technology possibilities and related curriculum development in the field of Tangible Interaction Design. He is also an experienced interaction & industrial designer. In the past ten years he has been involved in several major research projects, published and exhibited across Australia, China and Japan.

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Electronic Skin Nanopatches for Continuous Blood Pressure Monitoring

A research project currently underway that aims to improve health by continuously monitoring blood pressure.

Click here to learn more about the project.

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Virtual Spine

A research project currently underway to improve health with smart furniture – system and method for monitoring body posture.

Click here to learn more about the project.

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Concept No27 - 'Fields-Interaction' Based Architectural Design
2003

Part of PhD research, 3D CG rendering

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Elderly User Experience Oriented Multifunctional Controller, 2012

Under-construction working prototype

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Concept No32 - 'The Landscape of Spirit' Mixed-Reality Space Design
2004

Part of PhD research, physical 3D model by metal meshes, glass, metal pins, and projected images

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Exhibition No32 - The Interactive Installation of 'The Landscape of Spirit' Mixed-Reality Space Design
2004

Part of PhD research, Interactive Installation, Venue 'Century Square'

This work was selected as 'outstanding prize winner of [The National Arts Exhibition] of China 2004'

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
'The Aurora Dome' - Architectural Concept Design for Pachinko Purposed Entertainment Center
2002

3D CG rendering & floor plans

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
The Concept for QingDao First Beach Development Competition
2002

Part of the overall project, 3D CG rendering, Working together with Rokkaku team

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
The Flow of the Fields
2004

Part of PhD research, sketch for 'Fields Interaction' concept

This image was selected as the book cover of "Explore The Information Fields - The Interaction Design Methodology For The Post-Information Age", Wang, S.J., 2011, Tsinghua University Press

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Concept No37 - KI Dome Project
2004

Part of PhD research, sketch for 'Fields Interaction' concept

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Interactive Mixed-Reality Exhibition 'ZenKI'
2004

MR-Camera shot image, Exhibition for 'Fields Interaction' concept, AXIS Building, Tokyo

Dr Stephen Jia Wang, Senior Lecturer
Poster of 'ZenKI' Exhibition
2004

Poster design

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