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Research Interests

  • Integrative prototyping for design and manufacture
  • Design Thinking
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing

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Expertise Summary

Bingjian is a professional industrial designer and design academic. He received his BEng, MSc and PhD (Full Scholarship, Loughborough University) in the area of industrial design. He was the founding member of the department of industrial design at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) and the Program Director of BEng Industrial Design. In September 2018, he joined Ningbo Nottingham University (UNNC) and acts as the course director of Product Design and Manufacture. Apart from design education and research, he also has close collaborative relationship with industry, including Hisense and CRRC which he designed the 500KM/H high speed train concept for in 2018.


MMME1014 Industrial Design and Professional Practice 1

MMME3034 RSA Design Projects

MMME3095 Major Design Project Preparation

MMME3033 Major Design Project

PhD Supervision

I am currently supervising six PhD students 

  1. Name: Siyuan Zhou (full-time)/ Supervision status: Co-supervisor/ Third year.
  2. Name: Jing Ma (full-time)/ Supervision status: Co-supervisor/ Second year.
  3. Name: Fang Yang (full-time)/ Supervision status: Co-supervisor/ Second year.
  4. Name: Ruiheng Lan (full-time)/ Supervision status: Co-supervisor/ First year.
  5. Name: Yuqi Hu (full-time)/ Supervision status: Co-supervisor/ First year.
  6. Name: Hui Cheng (full-time)/ Supervision status: Co-supervisor/ First year.

Internal Examination of PhD and MPhil degrees

Title of project: Personalized in-vehicle information system design for autonomous vehicles. (Internal accessor)

Title of Thesis: Leveraging Digital and Behavioural Data for Adaptive Cybersecurity (Internal Examiner)


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