Faculty Summit 2012 – Tsinghua University


July 18, 2012


Lin Xu, Ji Yu, Bill Buxton, Mike Kasprow, and Faris Yakob


Tsinghua University, Microsoft, VP Trapeze, MDC


Critic Panel – Bill Buxton, Mike Kasprow, Faris Yakob


Lin Xu, Ji Yu, Bill Buxton, Mike Kasprow, and Faris Yakob

Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University

Bill Buxton is a leading interaction designer and researcher. He is Principal of the Toronto-based design and consulting firm, Buxton Design. Bill is one of the pioneers in computer music, and has played an important role in the development of computer-based tools for film, industrial design, graphics and animation. As a researcher, he has had a long history with Xerox’ Palo Alto Research Center and the University of Toronto (where he is still an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and Visiting Professor at the Knowledge Media Design Institute). During the fall of 2004, he is also a lecturer in the Department of Industrial Design at the Ontario College of Art and Design.

From 1994 until December 2002, he was Chief Scientist of Alias