Fan Ling 范凌

Fan Ling 范凌

Founder, Tezign.com; 特赞信息科技创始人,同济特赞设计与人工智能实验室主任

Dr. Fan Ling is a designer and entrepreneur whose work relates to bridge design, technology, and business. He is the founder of Tezign.com, a venture-backed tech startup that bridges creative talents with real-world social and business problems. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Ling was an assistant professor in design, human-environment interaction, and urbanism at the University of California at Berkeley and China Central Academy of Fine Arts. During his academic career in US and China, he fostered an interdisciplinary collaboration between design and technology. His early work for environment and interaction design was exhibited in Venice Biennale, Gwangju Biennale, Beijing Design Week, Today Art Museum, and Storefront Gallery, among others. Ling is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Hong Kong M+/Design Trust inaugural design fellow, and has received numerous international awards, including the China National Thousand Talent Plan, Contemporary Young Art Criticism prize from the Art Observation journal, the Focus on Talent Award from the Martell Art Foundation and Today Art Museum, and the National Art Special Project grant from the China National Scholarship Council. Fan is a member of the fourth class of the Aspen Institute China Fellowship program and is a member of Aspen Global Leadership Network. Ling received his Doctorate of Design from Harvard University and an MA from Princeton University. He was a fellow at Harvard Innovation Lab and Princeton Center for Architecture, Urbanism and Infrastructure.

范凌博士是一位设计学者、互联网创业者和天使投资人,2015年创立特赞 | Tezign.com 设计科,将设计创意人才与社会、科技和商业项目通过大数据和算法进行精准对接,改变传统设计创意服务的工作方式。范凌毕业于哈佛大学和普林斯顿大学,分获博士和硕士学位。2015年由『千人计划』创新人才引进回国,创业前范凌分别在美国加州大学伯克利分校任设计、人机与环境交互助理教授。他曾在中国中央美术学院和挪威奥斯陆建筑与设计学院任教,担任哈佛大学商学院创新实验室的设计与互联网研究员,普林斯顿大学建筑、城市和基础设施研究中心中国研究员等。2016年被聘为同济大学高等研究院特聘研究员和博士生导师,并成立同济x特赞设计与人工智能实验室,该实验室致力于设计与数据、算法和网络的跨学科应用研究和人才培养。范凌是世界经济论坛全球青年领袖(Young Global Leaders),首任香港M+美术馆/设计基金会设计奖金获得者,他还曾荣获2008年青年艺术评论奖、2011年首届马爹利关注未来艺术英才计划、2011-14国家留学基金委艺术特别计划、2015年首届创基金研究扶持计划等奖项。范凌作为唯一设计背景中国英才入选美国阿斯彭学会(Aspen Institute China Fellowship)和阿斯彭全球领袖网络。