Zhiyong Fu is an associate professor and the vice director of Information Art and Design Department , Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He received his Bachelor of science on Engineering degree from Wuhan University of Technology, in July, 1993, and received his MA degree in July, 1996 and his PHD degree in Jan, 2005 from Tsinghua University. During January to April 1998, he was a visiting professor of Kansei Evaluation special research project at Tsukuba University, Japan. During August 2008 to August 2009, He was a visiting scholar in school of design at Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
His research interests include social interaction design, service design, industrial design and digital entertainment design. He was a member of Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University, China, 2006, He undertook and finished about 20 design research projects, including the ministry of education's general project: Digital Entertainment Design Education and Fostering talented personnel with Comprehensive Knowledge in Multiversity, Tsinghua University's project: Research on Interaction Design for the Immaterial Culture Heritage.