Wu-Wei Chen

Wu-Wei Chen
Visiting 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 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

Education

Ph.D , Communication University of China

M.F.A. Computer Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design

Courses Taught

Digital Sculpting for Facial Animation

IMA Foundation Course

Languages

English
Putonghua
Cantonese
French (Level 1, Alliance Française)