Profile Information

Affiliation
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
Degree
PhD Design(2013, Kyushu University)
Master's of Design(2010, Kyushu University)
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)(2002, Nanyang Technological University, National Institute of Education)
B. Eng (Mechanical and Production Engineering)(2000, Nanyang Technological University)

J-GLOBAL ID
201901016616192115
researchmap Member ID
B000380915

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Leon was with Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore, between 2001 and 2014. While he was with the MOE, he served as a secondary school teacher and had taken on leadership appointments such as Subject Head (Design and Technology) and Head of Department (covering) who oversees the development of the Art and Design & Technology curriculum and the professional development of the Art and D&T teachers in the department.

Leon arrived in Japan in 2007 under the AYF and Monbukagakusho scholarship. Before returning back to Singapore in 2013, Leon had completed the Master of Design (Environment and Heritage Design) and PhD Design (Environment and Heritage Design) in 2010 and 2013 respectively. Leon continued to serve in MOE as a secondary school teacher till the end of 2014. In 2015, he has founded DESIGN-RE-SEARCH LAB with the hope to continue to contribute to education through his research.

In April 2016, Leon has joined Kyushu University, Faculty of Design, as an assistant professor where he continues his education and research activities.

Research interest:
Design education curriculum
Development critical thinking, creativity and design thinking through design learning
Study of learning environment
Integrative learning experience and curriculum design.


Major Papers

  14

Major Misc.

  2

Books and Other Publications

  2

Major Presentations

  12

Research Projects

  7

Academic Activities

  4

Social Activities

  7