Prof Jeanne TAN
            Professor, School of Fashion and Textiles,
          The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

        Centre Assistant Director, AiDLab
Prof Jeanne Tan is Centre Assistant Director of the Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence in Design (AiDLab) and Professor of School of Fashion and Textiles, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She earned her PhD from the Glasgow School of Art, UK. Jeanne's work investigates the interface of design and technology. She often utilises textiles and fashion as a communicative platform; integrating traditional craft and engineering as the syntax of the creation's narrative. Her research interests include intelligent material design, interactive textiles for well-being, hybrid design processes and smart wearables. Jeanne's research had involved working collaboratively with institutions such as Hong Kong Sheng Kong Hui, Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, HK and Humansa (New World Development). Her design-based research had been internationally exhibited at venues such as Victoria and Albert Museum, UK; London Design Week 2018, Museum Fünf Kontinente, Germany and Today Art Museum, China. Jeanne is often asked to speak about her research at venues and events such Tedx, the Royal College of Art, UK; Parsons School of Design, USA and Hongik University, Korea. She actively engages with international creative communities and the general public via invited designer residencies. Her design work had been featured in international and regional media such as Harper's Bazaar, WGSN and Xinhua News. As a design consultant, Jeanne works with many companies and organizations to implement fashion, textile and creative education solutions. Some of her consultancies include LVMH Group (Celine, Givenchy, Kenzo, Loewe, Marc Jacobs), Nike, Alibaba, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, The Hong Kong SAR Government (EMSD) and The Hong Kong Red Cross.