Xiaohua Sun


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  • Shanghai, China

Bio:

  • Xiaohua Sun is a Professor in the College of Design and Innovation at Tongji University, where she leads the development of the Interaction Design academic direction. Before joining Tongji, Sun worked as research scientist at IBM Research – China, led the work at the UI Center, and conducted research in the field of Visual Analysis and Human Computer Interaction. Sun has also worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Media at Clarkson University and directed the development of an interdisciplinary program – Digital Arts and Sciences. Sun has multi-year, extensive academic and industry experience in researching and developing innovative user interaction paradigms and technologies that exploit human visual perceptual systems and state-of-the-art computing power. Her work results in a series of interactive applications for active learning (MIT), activity-based collaboration within enterprises (IBM), interactive sense-making and information analysis of large data sets (Fuji Xerox Palo Alto Lab and IBM). Sun has rich experience in cross-disciplinary education in the field of Arts and Sciences. She has designed a series of courses on artmaking utilizing new technologies, designed the curriculum for the Digital Arts and Sciences program at Clarkson University, and served on the SIGGRAPH Education Committee to guide the development of Digital Art and Information Visualization curriculum for universities worldwide. Sun is also a digital artist. Her works have been widely exhibited at many public forums, including MUSICACOUSTICA 2010, Art Presenters Conference 2008, SIGGRAPH 2007, and numerous digital art festivals.