Wu-Wei Chen

Wu-Wei Chen
Assistant Arts Professor
Email
wc54@nyu.edu
Room
939

Prof. Wu-Wei Chen's areas of focus are in digital imaging, design and body aesthetics integrate into digital heritage research-digital conservation, aesthetics of cultural objects, digital sculpting, and photogrammetry of Buddhist deities in the heritage sites. The cyber-archiving of the deities at Dazu Rock Carvings further inspires his research direction of cultural heritage in the smart city initiatives: www.bodyasechoes.com.

Prof. Chen's working experiences in the broadcast industry of New York, Taipei and educator career at Hong Kong, Beijing allow him to conduct inter-disciplinary, cross-cultural conversations with professionals and academia. Also as a practitioner of Chinese calligraphy, he continually writes the regular script to connect with the ancient wisdom of Chinese intellectuals.

Research Interests

  • Smart Heritage and Smart City
  • Interactive Info-Motion Design
  • Phenomenology

 

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Education

  • PhD, Communication
    University of China
  • MFA, Computer Arts
    Savannah College of Art and Design