Tsai-Hsuan Tsai

Associate Professor
Department of Industrial Design
Chang Gung University
259, Wen-Hua 1st Road
Kwei-Shan, Tao-Yuan Taiwan 333
TEL: 886-3-211-8800 ext. 5423
E-mail: ttsai@mail.cgu.edu.tw

EDUCATION

  • 2001-06 De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K. Department of Design Theory and Innovation (Multimedia Design), PhD in Design
  • 2000-01 De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K. Department of Design and Manufacture, Master in Multimedia Design

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • 2007.08- now Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Design, Chang Gung University
  • 2008.08- now Group Leader, Museum Research & Exhibitions Group, Formosa Plastics Group Museum
  • 2007.02-2007.07 Assistant Professor, Department of Multimedia Design, Chilee Institute of Technology

RESEARCH DIRECTIONS

  • Interactive media design and application
  • 3D animation design
  • Digital Contents and Game design
  • Human Computer interaction and usability assessments
  • User experience research
  • Disability and the elderly research
  • Assistive technology development and measurements

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Tsai, T.H., Nash, R.J., and Tseng, K.C.* (2009). “A five-layer users’ need hierarchy of computer input device selection: a contextual observation survey of computer users with cervical spinal injuries (CSI)”, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 158-180.
  2. Chen, R. C. C., Tsai, T. H.*, Higgett, N., and Chang, L. C. (2004). “An Assessment into Touch Screen Input Devices for Cervical Spinal Injured Computer Users”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 3118, pp. 873-879. (SCI).
  3. Tseng, K.C.* and Tsai, T. H. (2007). “Implementing the HCD Method into the Developing Process of a CPD System”, HCI International 2007, 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, July 22-27 2007, Beijing International Convention Centre, Beijing, P.R. China. (Referred Paper) (EI).

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Tsai. T.H.* and Chang, H.T. (2009). “Sharetouch: a multi-touch social platform for the elderly”, Proceedings 2009 11the IEEE International Conferences on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics. 19-21 August, Yellow Mountain City, China, pp. 557-560. (EI)
  2. Huang, S.T., Tsai, T.H.* and Chang, H.T. (2009). “The UI issues for the search engine”, Proceedings 2009 11the IEEE International Conferences on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics. 19-21 August, Yellow Mountain City, China, pp. 330-335. (EI)
  3. Tsai, T.H., Chang, H.T. and Tseng, K.C. (2009). “IPDD Approach: A Case Study on the Development of ShareTouch”, 2nd Tsinghua International Design Management Symposium, 22-25 April, Beijing, China. (Referred Paper)

DOCTORAL THESIS AND MASTER DISSERTATION

  • Tsai, T. H. (2006). “A usability assessment of a specific alternative computer input device for users with spinal cord injuries”, PhD thesis, De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K.
  • Tsai, T.H. (2001). “Using Interactive Multimedia in Women’s Beauty Products”, Master Dissertation, De Montfort University.
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