Jianxi Luo is a tenured Associate Professor with the Singapore University of Technology and Design, Director of Data-Driven Innovation Lab, and former Director of SUTD Technology Entrepreneurship Program. Prof. Luo holds a PhD in Engineering Systems (Technology Management and Policy track) and S.M. degree in Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and M.S. and B.E. degrees in Engineering from Tsinghua University. Prior to joining SUTD, he had been a faculty member at New York University, visiting scholar at Columbia University and University of Cambridge. He was Chair of INFORMS Technology Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship Section. He is currently on the editorial boards of Design Science (Associate Editor), Research in Engineering Design, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, among other journals.
His research fuses design, system and data sciences to push the frontiers of data-driven design and creative artificial intelligence, for more informed, inspired and creative decisions in engineering design, innovation management and technology policy. He has published over 130 academic articles and given >70 invited talks at >50 universities, companies, organizations and governments around the world. His research has received more than a dozen awards from Design Society, ASME Design Engineering Division, INFORMS, Complex System Society among others, including SUTD "Excellence in Research" Award 2018.