Meichun Liu is a Ph.D. candidate in Design at North Carolina State University. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan and her Master’s Degree in Design from the University of Alberta in Canada. She has worked as a product designer for sixteen years and served as a design professor for six years. At Asia University in Taiwan, she served in the positions of Associate Professor and Department Chair of Creative Product Department. In 2010, she founded her design company “Wolkeland Design.”
Meichun was the lead designer of several award-winning products, mostly IT products but also a number of biomedical devices and handicraft-inspired designs. Her current research focuses on the systemic design framework of adaptive design in a complex system. It adopts an agent-based approach, which is a bottom-up, computational method to study and tackle complex problems in order to achieve a user-adaptive system.