Curriculum Vitae

AREA OF INTERESTS

    Computational Intelligence in Design; Architecture as Liberal Arts; Game-Based Learning in Architectural Education; Human-Computer Interaction

EDUCATION

  • CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    Ph.D. in Computational Design, May 1998
  • CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY
    San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.A.
    Master of Science in Architecture, June 1993
  • NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
    Tainan, Taiwan.
    Bachelor of Science in Architecture, June 1989

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Chien, SF. (2017). “Designing as Means to Foster Cultural Sensitivity.” In JO. Lee & N. Shin (eds.), Intercultural Perspectives in the Multicultural Era: Value & Life World (pp. 87-108). Seoul, Korea: CMPress.
  • Su, HP., & SF. Chien. (2016) “A pattern-based knowledge repository for parametric designs.” Proceedings of CAADRIA 2016, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Chien, SF., HP. Su, & YW Huang. (2015) “A pattern-based knowledge repository for parametric designs.” Proceedings of CAADRIA 2015, Dague, Korea.
  • Chien, SF., & HJ. Wang (2014). Smart partition system–A room level support system for integrating smart technologies into existing buildings. (authors withdrew the publication for protest of identity).
  • Chien, SF. (2013). “An Emergent Smart House.”  International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures, Shanghai, China. pp. 198-209.
  • Chien, SF., & Yeh, YT. (2012). “On creativity and parametric design.” Proceedings of ECAADE 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Wang, WL.,SG. Shih, & SF. Chien  (2010). “A ‘Knowledge Trading Game’ for collaborative design learning in an architectural design studio.” International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 20(4), 433-451.
  • Chien, SF. (2009).”Smart building products.” Proceedings of CAADRIA 2009, Yulin, Taiwan.
  • Chien, SF. (2008). “Probing Elders’ Needs for Smart Technologies in the Domestic Environment”. Proceedings of CAADRIA 2008, Chiang Mai, Tailand.
  • Chien, SF. (2007). “Growing a City: Individuals, Interactions and Emergent Behavior”. Generative Art, Milan, Italy.
  • Chien, SF. (2006). “Family Ties: A Research Framework for Enhancing Family Living”. Symposium on Digital Life Technologies-Building a Safe, Secured and Sound (3S) Living Environment, Tainan, Taiwan.
  • Chien, SF. and P.-M. Huang. (2004) “Clay Play: An Environment to Promote Form Exploration through Case Feedbacks.” GCAD Symposium, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
  • Chien, SF. and SL. Lin. (2003) “From Physical Space to Cyberspace: Some Investigations.” Mind and Body in a Technological World (NES 2003), Reykjavik, Iceland. pp 109-112.
  • Wang, WL. and SF. Chien. (2003). “Game as a design instructional tool.”  Proceedings of CAADRIA 2003, Bangkok, Thailand. pp. 739-744.
  • Tsai, KP. and SF. Chien. (2003) “Toward a machine for living: A literature survey of smart homes.” Proceedings of ECAADE 2003, Graz, Austria. pp. 419-422.
  • Chien, SF. and U. Flemming. (2002) “Design Space Navigation in Generative Design Systems.” Automation in Construction, 11, pp. 1-22.
  • Chien, SF. (1998) “Supporting Information Navigation in Generative Design System.” Dissertation (Ph.D.), School of Architecture, CarnegieMellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Flemming, U. and SF. Chien. (1995) “Schematic Layout Design in SEED Environment.” Journal of Architectural Engineering, vol. 1. pp162-169.
  • Chien, S. (1993) “An explanation facility for rule-based expert systems in a graphical environment.” Thesis (M.S.), Cal Poly, San Luio Obispo, CA.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2007/2014-present:
    NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY (Tainan, Taiwan)
    Department of Architecture, Institute of Creative Industries Design
    Associate Professor
  • 2016-2017:
    NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY (Tainan, Taiwan)
    Associate University Librarian
  • 2007-2014
    NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY (Tainan, Taiwan)
    Department of Architecture, Institute of Creative Industries Design
    Assistant Professor
  • 1998-2007:
    NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (Taipei, Taiwan)
    Department of Architecture
    Assistant Professor
  • 2004-2005:
    NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY (Hsinchu, Taiwan)
    Graduate Institute of Architecture
    Adjunt Assistant Professor
  • 2003-2004:
    NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY (Tainan, Taiwan)
    Department of Architecture
    Adjunt Assistant Professor
  • 2002-2004:
    NATIONAL YUNLIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (Douliu, Taiwan)
    Graduate School of Computational Design
    Adjunt Assistant Professor
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