Associate Professor and Program Chair, Industrial Design
Wayne C. Chung an associate professor in the School of Design’s Industrial Design program, chairs the Industrial Design program and teaches ID studio, Product and Systems, How Things are Made, and Applied Research Methods. He is interested in design research methods for collaboration and innovation, and his academic work investigates processes for managing design decisions through technology applications and applying people-centered research methods for appropriate solutions.
Chung has worked and collaborated with a range of clients, industry sponsors, and partners including Intel Digital Health, Apple Computer, Texas Instruments, Whirlpool Corporation, Rubbermaid, Evenflo Corporation, Procter & Gamble, and SonicRim. He also worked as a design information researcher for the Federal Highway Administration’s Advanced Driver Interface Design and Assessment Project.
Prior to teaching at Carnegie Mellon, Chung taught in the Department of Industrial, Interior and Visual Communication Design at The Ohio State University and served as the interim director of the Industrial Design Program at Georgia Institute of Technology His professional service includes elected positions in local IDSA chapters. Chung was recognized by the Design Intelligence Journal as one of the “Most Admired Industrial Design Educators” in the US.
Chung holds a BFA with Honors in Industrial Design, with a minor in Business Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Masters of Industrial Design from the University of the Arts.