Design School

School staff

Amy Gao

Photo of  Amy Gao

Academic Visitor

Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Design at the University of Hebei, China

Amy received her Bachelors in Industrial Design from the University of Science and Technology in Tangshan, Hebei Province, China in 2001 and was awarded a Masters in Design Arts from Hebei University in 2007. 

Amy will be working with Dr Mark Evans, Ian Storer and Karl Hurn to explore contrasting approaches and priorities for industrial design education in the UK and China; and will be in the department until June 2017.

Amy's teaching expertise include:

  • Product design
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Ergonomics
  • Product design
  • Interaction design
  • Computer Aided Design
  • 3D Printing Technology
  • Ergonomics


  • Study on the path of agricultural machinery enterprise development in Hebei drove by Industrial design innovation. Journal of Chinese Agricultural Mechanization, 2014, 35(6).
  • The Agricultural automobile modeling design based on product family DAN. Journal of Agricultural Mechanization Research, 2013, 34(1).
  • The bivalves automatically open shell equipment design based on the ergonomics. Journal of Jiangsu agricultural science, 2015, 43(4).
  • The Discussing And Practice For Computer-aided Industrial Design Teaching, Index by EI,Advances in Information Sciences and Service Sciences2013,3
  • The Interaction Design of Outdoor Fitness Facilities Based on Solar Energy Research Programs, it has been accepted by Journal of Packaging engineering, 2016, 12.