Shichao Zhao

Innovation School

Glasgow School of Art



2015 - 2019  Ph.D., Human Computer Interaction

University of Newcastle upon Tyne 

2011 - 2014  M.Eng., Interactive Media Design 

Zhejiang University

2006 - 2011  B.A., Fine Arts 

Zhejiang University



2021 - present. Lecturer in Innovation and Emerging Technology, Innovation School, Glasgow School of Art.

2021 - present. Visiting Fellow to the Faculty of Science & Technology in Archaeology and Anthropology, Bournemouth University.

2021. Research Fellow in Participatory Research Communication Design, School of Design, University of Leeds.

2020 - 2021. ​Postdoctoral Researcher in Digital Archaeology and Heritage, Virtual Heritage Group, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, Bournemouth University.

2020 - 2021. ​Research Representative SciTech of Research Staff Association (RSA), Bournemouth University.

2012 - 2014. ​Research Assistant, International Design Institute (IDI) of Zhejiang University.





Research methods: Co-design, Participatory design, Ethnography, Design Ethnography, Video Ethnography.

Design skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe XD, Axure, Sketch.

Programming skills: HTML/CSS, JavaScript.

Art skills: Chinese Traditional Calligraphy, Painting, Seal carving.





2020 - Supervisor Training for New Supervisors, Bournemouth University.

2012 - Adobe Certified Designer Video Post.