Professor Cees de Bont assumes deanship of School of Design today

We are pleased to announce that Professor Cees de Bont is appointed as Dean of the School of Design and Chair Professor of Industrial Design with effect from today (1 February 2012).

Professor de Bont has solid experience and track records in the management and leadership of a sizable and leading design school in the world. He took up the deanship in the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering of the Delft University of Technology (“TU Delft”) in the Netherlands since 2005. Both TU Delft and the School of Design of PolyU are ranked by the Businessweek as the top 60 design institutions around the world.

Profile of Prof de Bont

(Photo courtesy: Communication and Public Affairs Office, PolyU)