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Shanshan Cui

Assistant Professor of Graphic Information Design

Expertise: Human-computer interface design, website design, online branding

Shanshan Cui is an assistant professor of Graphic Information Design in the Department of Art and Visual Technology in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and was trained in the Chinese tradition of arts and design education.

Cui can discuss graphic information design and human-computer interface design and usability. Her first design for a client, the website of the College of Design at Iowa State University, won a silver award from AIGA in 1997. Some of the clients with which she works include high tech startups, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, as well as established corporations. In her design, Shanshan emphasizes the integration of the functionality, usability as well as aesthetics.

In addition to being a designer and teacher, Shanshan is also an active artist and has shown her paintings in galleries in Boston, Connecticut, Minnesota, Iowa, as well as China.