Naming

  • Sark, originally a non-sense word, is simply ‘Shark’ without an ‘h’ and it has been used as my English name since my adolescence.
  • P. – the initial of Pangrui (庞锐), my first name in Mandarin, is less introduced to my western friends as it is too confronting for them to pronounce.
  • Xing, my surname (邢), is pronounced as similar as ‘Sing’.

Education

  • 🎓 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR

    • Ph.D. Student 2021 - Present, Design, specializing in exploring multi-modal interactions with intelligent things; designing materiality of interaction.
  • 🎓 Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands

    • M.Sc. 2018 – 2020, Industrial Design, specializing in Interaction Design.
  • 🎓 Beijing Normal University Zhuhai, China

Publication

Recognition

  • 2018 Excellent Graduate 优秀毕业生 , Industrial Design, BNUZ, achieved 87/100
  • Short-listed Award 入围奖, 2016 China Universities Industrial Design Competition, Nov 2016
  • 2016 1st Prize Scholarship 校级一等奖学金, Industrial Design, BNUZ, #1 ranked candidate
  • Silver Award 银奖, 2016 Dong Guan International Industrial Design Competition

Exhibition

  • 2019 Dutch Technology Week, Eindhoven, NL
  • 8th Guangdong Industrial Design Expo, Dec ‘16
  • 2nd Biennale of The Academy Awards | The Guangdong College Design Works, Dec ‘16

Teaching Experiences

Professional Experiences

  • Intel-NTU IoX Center, Taipei, Research Intern, July – August ‘19
  • Official Design Research Studio, BNUZ, Teaching Assistant, ‘16 – ‘17
  • Cumulus Dafen Maker Workshop, Shenzhen, Selected Candidate, Summer ‘15

Interests

Expertise

  • Languages: Mandarin (native), Hokkien (native), English (fluent).
  • User Evaluation: Wizard of Oz, Field study, Semi-structured interview, Thematic analysis.
  • Prototyping: Electronics (PCB design/soldering), Modelling (Foam/laser-cut/solidWorks), Sketching, Experience-able mock-up.
  • CAD Tool: Adobe Suite, SolidWorks, Keyshot, Final Cut Pro.
  • Front-end: HTML/CSS, JavaScript
  • Back-end: Arduino (C/C++), (L)unix script, Processing, OOCSI,self-hosted, Data Foundry, powered by Mathias Funk, Firebase Realtime Database.

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