Assistant Professor Scottie Chih-Chieh Huang, Ph.D. is a Taiwan-based media artist and designer. He is an assistant professor of arts & creative industries at National Dong Hwa University, where he directs the Biologically Inspired Objects (BIO) Lab, in the college of arts. The BIO Lab conducts research and undertakes design projects exploring the intersection of novel aesthetics, interactive techniques, and the future of design. Scottie is the recipient of multiple grants and honors, including second prize at Salone Satellite Award (2015); IF Design Award (2014); Red Dot Award (2013); and the National Museum of Fine Arts’ Tech-Art Interdisciplinary Creation Grant (2012), and his project Dandelion Mirror was selected for “Best of Design 2015” by Elle Decor Italia Magazine. 

His research has appeared in numerous international academic conferences and Journals, including IEEE IoT Journal (2015), HCII (2013, 2014, 2015), CAADFutures (2007), ASCAAD (2006), among others. His work has been exhibited at international arts centers and conferences such as  ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art (2015-2016); SIGGRAPH (2009); SIGGRAPH Asia (2012, 2014); ISEA (2014); Milan Design Week (2015, 2016); Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2015); New York Hall of Science (2015); National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (2012); Taipei Art Fair International (2012); Digital Art Center Taipei (2010, 2012); Kuanda Museum of Fine Arts (2012); Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (2008); Taipei Branch –  National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (2015); Holland Animation Film Festival (2013); Prague Quadrennial (2003); Festival Off d'Avignon (2013).

Scottie has taught at various Taiwanese universities, including NCTU, NTUST, NTUT, SCU and TNUA. He studied digital architecture at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), where he received the MS in 2006. He then joined the graduate program of Architectural Synergy at National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), where he was awarded the Ph.D. in 2011.


AWARD / RECOGNITION


2015 2rd Prize, Salone Satellite Award, Salone de Mobile, IT

2014 Winner, iF Communication Design Award, DE

2013 Winner, Red Dot Award: Communication Design, DE

2013 Shortlist, Holland Animation Film Festival, NL

2012 Selection, Taipei Art Fair International: Young Artist Discovery Program, TW

2008 Selection, Taipei Digital Art Awards: Interactive Art, Taipei, TW

2008 Golden Medal, K.T. Lee Creativity Award: Interactive Technology Art, Taipei, TW



SELECTED EXHIBITION


2016/2015 Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile, IT

2016 Infosphäre, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, DE (curated by Peter Weibel)

2016 Big Data Goes Art, Art@SAP, Waldorf, DE (curated by Aleandra Cozgarea)
2016 What the Matter? Designing for the phygital world, FRAME Exhibition, IT
2015 The Apocalyptic Sensibility, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, TW
2015 The Moment, New York Hall of Science, USA
2014 Location, ISEA Art Exhibition, UAE
2014 iF Design Exhibition Hamburg, International Forum Design GmbH, DE
2013 Design on Stage  Red Dot Award, Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, DE
2013 INTER-ACT!, K11 Art Space, HK
2012 Echo, SIGGRAPH Asia Art Gallery, Singapore
2012 AI Plus, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, TW
2012 Transjourney, Kuanda Museum of Fine Arts, TW
2009 A Natural History of Digital Life, SIGGRAPH/LEONARDO Art Gallery, USA
2008 Trans, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, TW
2003 A Lear for Our Times, Industry Palace, CZ


Academic Qualifications 


08/2006―01/2011: Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

09/200407/2006: Master of Science in Architecture, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan.

08/200006/2004: Bachelor of Science in Architecture, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan.

08/199806/2000: Diploma of Architecture Technique, Taipei Municipal Da-An Vocational High School., Taiwan.


Awards/Recognition


2013: Holland Animation Film Festival (HAFF), The Netherlands

Life of a Dandelion [animation film], Selected for shortlist of HAFFTube Competition 


2012: Made in Taiwan – Young Artist Discovery, Taipei, TW

Biologically Inspired Object [exhibition theme], Selected to show in Taipei Art Fair International 


2012: National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMFA), Taichung, TW

River Space [art project], Selected for full financial support grant


2012: National Science Council (NSC), Taipei, TW

Smart Home Furnishings [research project], Selected for full financial support grant


2012: Art Gallery – SIGGRAPH Asia, Singapore

LBSkeletons [interactive art], Selected to show in Echo - juried art gallery


2012: Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government, TW

Artificial Generation - Phylum M+L [art project], Selected for financial support grant


2011: Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government, TW

MSOrgm 3.0 [art project], Selected for financial support grant


2010: Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government, TW

LBSkeleton Lite [art project], Selected for financial support grant


2009: Art Gallery – SIGGRAPH, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

MSOrgm [interactive art], Selected to show in Biologic - juried art gallery


2008: Taipei Digital Art Awards, TW

MSOrgm [interactive art], Selected for finalist of Interactive installation


2008: K.T. Creativity Award, TW

MSOrgm [interactive art], Gold medal award of Interactive Technology Art


2003: Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague, CZ

The Cycle of Life [installation], Selected to show in A Lear For Our Times - OISTAT SCENOFEST exhibition

    


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2008present: Owner-Operator, Scottie Huang KINETIC, Taiwan.


2012present: Assistant Professor of Industrial Design & Innovative Design and Management  Head of the Biologically-Inspired Object Lab | Director of the Studio of Digital Art and Innovative Design, College of Architecture & Design, Chung Hua University, Taiwan.

2012present: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Design, College of Design, National Taipei University 0f Technology (NTUT), Taiwan

2011present: Member, ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Art Community, USA.

07/2012 Workshop attended, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, Vivian Beer, “Metal Furniture: Domestic Object/art Object”  


07/2012 Workshop attended, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, Sylvie Rosenthal, “Introduction to Sculptural Carving”  


07/2012 Workshop attended, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, Jean Miele, “Visual Alchemists: take your pictures from 'almost' to 'wow'”  


05/2008present: Street artist, an official license holder for Taipei City Department of Cultural Affairs.  

2010/092011/01: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of New Media Art, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan.

2010/092011/01: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Fashion Design, Shih Chien University, Taiwan.


2010/092011/01: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taiwan.

10/201010/2010: Instructor, "Tech Art & Performance Festival," Ministry of Culture, Taiwan

2010/09―2011/05: Research Assistant, "Ambient Force Driven Kinetic Structure" projectNational Science Council. 

2009/08―2010/10: Research Assistant, "An Object Oriented Approach Towards the Design of Kinetic Smart Spaces" projectNational Science Council. 

2009/09―2010/05: Research Assistant, "The Design of Adaptable Foldable Plate Structures" projectNational Science Council. 

2008/09―2007/05: Research Assistant, "Smart Tile" projectNational Science Council. 

2008/102008/12: Artist-in Residence, MOCA Taipei / Jan-Cheng Junior High School.

2006/08―2007/07: Research Assistant, "Sustainable Smart Homes for Aging Society" project,  National Science Council. 

10/2004 - 12/2004: Theater Design Assistant, "Norma Opera" project, National Theater Concert Hall (employer: Wei-Wen Chang)


Lectures


4/19/2013 "Interactive Art," in the Department of Industrial Design, Huafan University, Taipei.


12/27/2012 "Biological Art & Digital Design," in the Department of Communications Design, Shih Chien University, Taipei.


10/22/2012 "Artificial Life Art & Design," in the Department of Architecture, Tamkang University, Taipei.


9/27/2010 "Tectonics for Kinetic Interaction," in the Department of New Media Art, Taipei National Univ. of the Arts, Taipei.


6/8/2010 "Kinetic Artifact Exploration," in the Department of Fashion Design, Shih Chien University, Taipei.


4/21/2010 "Kinetic Artifact Exploration," in the Department of Architecture, Tamkang University, Taipei.


9/21/2009 "From Architecture to Interactive Art," in the Department of New Media Art, Taipei National Univ. of the Arts, Taipei.



Patents


Huang, C.C., Shih, S.G. (2012). "Input Device for 3D Model." US Patent No. US 8,144,169 B2. Washington, DC: U.S.


Huang, C.C., Shih, S.G. (2013). "Input Device for 3D Model." Taiwan Patent No. I385594. 


Huang, C.C., Shih, S.G. (2012). "Input Device for Spatial Design." Taiwan Patent No.I379217. 



Conference Reviewer


ACM SIGCHI/The Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction), 2010~


EMEIT/International Conference on Electronic & Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology, 2012 



Thesis/Dissertation committees


Sz-Min Shiu, New Media Art (M.F.A.), Taipei National University of the Arts (chair, Qualifying Exam Committee). Thesis Title: Message from Tiny Organism―The Research of Constructing Protista Movement Structure, 2012