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.
- Smart Heritage and Smart City
- Interactive Info-Motion Design
- Digital Cultural Heritage, To be published by Springer in August, 2018.
- Luo, D; Chen, W.-W., Digital Buddhology, IIAS Issue 79, Spring 2018.
- Body As Echoes: Cyber Archiving of Dazu Rock Carvings, ISPRS Archive, vol XLII-2/W5, 121-124 (2017).
- Digital Heritage and Innovative Collaborations, ACM Digital Library, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5578-0 (2017).
- Crafting for Spirituality : A Pedagogic Project for Digital Heritage, SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 Workshop, Conference proceedings (2016).
- Chen, W.-W.; Co-authors, 2009-2010 China Animation Industry Development Report, Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House, ISBN:9787535644947 (2011).
- New Frontier of Digital Publishing in Creative Education, Thesis of the 1st International Conference on Publishing Industry and Publishing Education in the Digital Age (2007).
- PhD, Communication
University of China
- MFA, Computer Arts
Savannah College of Art and Design