Renke He


Professor Renke He, born in 1958, studied civil engineering and architecture at Hunan University in China. From 1987 to 1988, he was a visiting scholar at the Industrial Design Department of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and, from 1998 to 1999, at North Carolina State University’s School of Design. Renke He is dean and professor of the School of Design at Hunan University and is also director of the Chinese Industrial Design Education Committee. Currently, he holds the position of vice chair of the China Industrial Design Association.



2004  Academic Person of the year, Annual Award of Advertisement Industry

2004  100 Most Influential Designer of the 2004-2005

2004  The Top 100 Young Designer of China

2006  The Top 100 Excellent Young Designer

2011  Outstanding Contribution Award for Design in China

2011  Gold Prize of Media Innovation, Effie Awards

2017  Excellent Academic Contribution Person, The Thirty years of Advertisement Development