Prof. Dr. Yong Zeng

Short Biography

Dr. Yong Zeng, PhD, Peng, is a Professor in the Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is the president of Society for Design and Process Science. He is also serving as Director of the Concordia Design and Entrepreneurship Centre. He was NSERC Chair in Aerospace Design Engineering from July 2015 until Nov 2019, and was the Canada Research Chair in design science from April 2004 until August 2014. He is the immediate past Editor in Chief of Journal of Design and Process Science. He is an editorial board member of Journal Computers in Industry and Journal of Computational Design and Engineering.

His research aims to understand and improve creative design activities, which crosses design, computer science, mathematics, linguistics, and neurocognitive science. He has proposed the Environment-Based Design theory.