Dr Yi-Teng Shih has joined PolyU Design as an Assistant Professor since January 2020. He 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 50 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. As a principal supervisor, one of his PhD students has successfully completed her PhD study in November 2018. His expertise lies in design cognition, design media and design education. He has published several journal articles and book chapters including Design Studies, International Journal of Architectural Research, The Design Journal, and Design Computing and Cognition. He has been invited as a reviewer for Design Studies. As a principal investigator, he has obtained several external/internal grants to enhance research quality and students learning outcomes.