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Yi-Teng Shih

Yi-Teng Shih

Assistant Professor

  • V702e
  • +852 2766 5456
  • Expertise: Industry collaboration, design award, concept design, team design


Dr Yi-Teng Shih has considerable industry experience and his portfolio ranges from consumer electronics to healthcare devices. These include projects for Brookstone, RadioShack, beurer, FORA and JustHerb so he has built design project collaborations between university and international/local companies. His supervision in design has won more than 60 international design awards and twelve patents in the past few years, including Reddot concept design award, IDEA award, A’ DESIGN award, European product design award and IDA design award. He has been invited as a design jury for 2018 International DesignNest Award and the topic was ‘Bring Your Designs to Life’. He received a PhD from the University of Newcastle Australia where he obtained a postgraduate research prize in design and the AIB chapter president’s research award. His expertise lies in design cognition, design media and design education. He has published several journal articles and book chapters such as Design Studies.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Architecture, University of Newcastle, Australia

Professional Qualifications

  • PGCHE in Higher Education, University of Nottingham, UK

Teaching Area

  • Integrated Capstone Project
  • Brand and Process
  • Toy Design
  • Design Thinking


Research Outputs

Shih YT, Sher WD (2021) Exploring the Role of CAD and its Application in Design Education, Computer-Aided Design and Application Vol.18(6), 1410-1424.
Shih YT, Sher WD (2020) Designers' reflections on two methods of using design media for learning design processes, Computer-Aided Design and Application Vol.17(6), 1215-1228.
Shih YT, Sher WD (2019) Planning to enhance student learning outcomes on innovation design projects, in A Chakrabarti (ed) ICoRD’19 Research into Design for a Connected World, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, Chapter 76, 913-924, Springer.
Tedjosaputro MA, Shih YT, Niblock C, Pradel, P (2018) Interplay of sketches and mental imagery in the design ideation stage of novice designers, The Design Journal, Vol.21(1), 59-83.
Shih YT, Sher WD, Taylor M (2017) Using suitable design media appropriately: Understanding how designers interact with sketching and CAD modelling in design processes, Design Studies, Vol.53 47-77



Shih YT, Li J., Mao V., Xu G. (2021) Animal Dough Hair Playset (Featured Finalist). International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Industrial Designers Society of America.

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