Pei-Luen Patrick Rau




P.L. Patrick Rau is the Professor of Industrial Engineering Department at Tsinghua University in Beijing, PhD supervisor, and the Director of Human Factors and Ergonomics Institute. He participated in compiling Handbook of Standards and Guidelines in Ergonomics and Human Factors and Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design. Now he is the associate editor of Safety Science, and the editorial board of International Journal of Mobile Communication, Human Factors, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Universal Access and Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science. He is also chair of China board and program board of HCI International 2007.

Research themes:

Human Factors Engineering, Human-computer interaction, cross-cultural design, Design for Elderly, User experience, Mobile Interaction, Game Study, Human-Robot Interaction, Customer Experience Management,Design and evaluation of Service

Honors & Awards:

1. Excellent course: Ergonomics and Work Organization, Tsinghua University. (2010)

2. Excellent course: Human Factors Engineering, Beijing. (2009)

3. Presidents Medal, Ergonomics Society, UK. (2008)

4. Award for New Academics, Tsinghua University. (2008)

5. Excellent course: Ergonomics and Work Organization, Tsinghua University. (2007)

6. Excellent teaching achievement award, Tsinghua University. (2006)

7. Excellent course: Human Factors Engineering, Tsinghua University. (2006)

8. Outstanding young teacher award, Tsinghua University. (2005)

9. Advance individual award, Tsinghua University. (2004)

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Oct 14th 2016

Learn user experience and user interface design-key skills to succeed as a product manager, developer and designer. The most successful products and services offer rich and colorful user experiences that take into account social and cultural patterns.

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Oct 10th 2014

Using actual design cases and interesting cultural phenomena, this course will guide the students to learn the concept of User-Centered Design from cultural perspective, and master the scientific method of design and evaluation.

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)