Pei-Ying Lin Portfolio
Design Interactions, Royal College of Art

About

Pei-Ying Lin's CV

Education

2010 - 2012
Royal College of Art, London, UK
Master of Art in Design Interactions
2004 - 2009
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Bachelor of Science in Life Science
Minor in Computer Science
Minor in Humanities & Social Sciences

Honors and Awards

Scholarships
Scholarship of Government Sponsorship for Overseas Study (In New Media)
Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)

1944 Alumni Scholarship
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Shi Shung Elite Scholarship
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Honors
Chair of Photography Society
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, elected 2006–2007.

Chair of Photography Society
Kaohsiung Municipal Girls’ Senior High School, Taiwan, elected 2002–2003.
International Awards
Incentive Prize & Peer Judge Prize, ThinkQuest Nederland vor Leerlingen 2002
by ThinkQuest Nederland.

Achievement Award, ThinkQuest Internet Challenge 2001
by Advanced Network & Services, Inc., United States.

Silver Award in Interdisciplinary Category, ThinkQuest Internet Challenge 2000
by Advanced Network & Services, Inc., United States.

Experience

10/2012 ~ now
Taiwanese BioArt Community
Taipei, Taiwan.
Co-founder. The Taiwanese BioArt community is aiming at initiating conversations between existing BioArtists and Science & Art field in Taiwan. Currently it is an ongoing process with weekly gathering that are consists of small workshops for artists and designers who are interested in biology topics. It also work closely with Openlab Taipei.
10/2012
Playaround Workshop, Taipei National University of Arts
Taipei, Taiwan.
Tutor of My Pet Extremophiles group. PA12 is a workshop for artists and art students that mainly focus on DIY technology and Art & Science. The group focuses on DIY-biology, DIY bio-hacking which incubates extremophiles as the material for artistic creation.
Tutor for the DIY Biology workshop. Including building incubators, cultivating microorganisms, and background knowledges.
08/2012
Living Logic - Synthetic Biology Masterclass, Ars Electronica
Linz, Austria.
Living Logic is a three days intensive workshop organized by Ars Electronica for eight emerging new artists. Lecturers includes Harvard scientist George Church, artist Joe Davis, scientist Manuel Selg and Markus Schmidt.
07/2011 – 10/2011
Imperial College London iGEM 2011 Team - AuxIn
London, UK.
Advisor for Imperial College London’s 2011 iGEM team AuxIn, to help the team with creative thinking, brainstorming, storyboarding and graphics design. iGEM competition by International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation is the annual Synthetic Biology competition for university students. The team won the Grand Prize in Europe Championship and 1st Runner Up in World Championship with various other prizes.
07/2011 – 08/2011
British Telecommunications
Ipswich, UK.
Research Fellow in BT Design. Working on Social TV and user experience.
08/2010
DIWO Culture Workshop
National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan.
Teacher Assistant of The Internet of Real Things group.
04/2010
StorySense Computing
Programmer
12/2009
TechNomads Workshop. (http://playaround.cc)
National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan.
Teacher Assistant of the Hackteria - BioElectronix Group. The group focus on BioArt, DIY-biology, DIYmicroscopy, audio/visual experimentation, and simple interaction with microorganisms using PureData, Processing, Arduino, and other open source softwares. The main topic of the group is to teach art students to understand microorganisms, the environment, and to build a DIY-microscopy using cheap USB webcams as a tool for BioArt as well as DIY lab.
02/2007 - 06/2007
Sky Survey Group
Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Intern. Assisted developing a software in C programming that searches for extrasolar planets by all sky survey as the programmer. Setting up and testing the photography equipments at Lu-Lin Observatory.

Exhibitions

06/2012
Royal College of Art, Graduation Show
Royal College of Art, London, UK.
02/2012
Royal College of Art, Work in Progress Show 2012
Royal College of Art, London, UK.
02/2011
Royal College of Art, Work in Progress Show 2011
Royal College of Art, London, UK.
07/2010 - 09/2010
"MJ" 2010 Hsinchu City International Glass Art Festival
Hsinchu City Glass Museum, Hsinchu, Taiwan
02/2009 - 04/2009
"Dialogue between Heaven, Earth, and All Beings"
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan.
06/2008
"VOID/REAL, GROUP . PAINT" Exhibition
Arts Center, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
05/2008
2008 National Tsing Hua University Photography Society Annual Exhibition
National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
04/2008
"Sit Down Please." Magic Garden. 2008 Taiwan International Children’s TV & Film Festival. Eslite Books, Dunghua. Taipei, Taiwan.
06/2007
2007 National Tsing Hua University Photography Society Annual Exhibition
National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Skills

Biology
Biology laboratory techniques including microbiology, neuroscience, cell biology, and field research laboratory techniques.
Photography
Pinhole camera manufacturing. Black & White film processing and development.
Programming
C/C++, PHP, Processing, MySQL, HTML/XHTML, CSS, Java, Assembly Languages (MISP, x86), Verilog, Arduino.
Design Software
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Rhino.
Languages
English, Chinese (Mandarin)