About

Sheng-Fen Nik Chien was trained in architecture and computational design. She has been an educator of architecture, digital media and interaction design for more than 15 years. She is an advocator of embodied learning — learning by doing and learning through making. Under her guidance, students work with analog and digital mediums, natural and engineered materials, through methods of conventional and digital crafts.

RESEARCH & TEACHING

National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

  • Department of Architecture
  • CODE Lab
  • CAAD & Computational Fabrication Courses
  • Architectural Design & Design/Build Studios
  • Thesis Advising

BACKGROUND

National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

  • Department of Architecture
  • Institute of Creative Industries Design

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

  • CAD Research Center

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taipei, Taiwan

INTERESTS

Arts

Sports

  • Biking and Hiking
  • Snow Skiing
  • Volleyball
  • Squash and Tennis

OTHERS

Life, Architecture and Computers