Curriculum Vitae

Education

New York University Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2013 – 2017 | Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Interactive Media Arts, and Studio Art

New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2016 | New York University Global Program in Visual Arts

New York University, New York, NY, USA

2015 – 2016 | New York University Global Program in Integrated Digital Media and Computer Science

Experience

New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2021 – Present | Associate Arts Instructor of Interactive Media

2018 – 2021 | Assistant Arts Instructor of Interactive Media

New York University Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2017 – 2018 | Associate Fellow of Interactive Media Arts

Teaching & Workshops

Sikka Art and Design Festival, Dubai, UAE

2022 | Sketching with Code: Introduction to Creative Coding

Ontario College of Art & Design University, Toronto, Canada

2022 | Creative Coding with Perlin Noise at Interaction Experience Design

New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2020 – 2022 | Web Development Workshop Series: Making a Website from Scratch for Absolute Beginners

2019 – 2021 | Web Development Fundamentals for Interactive Media

2018 – 2020 | Introduction to Laser Cutting & Engraving for Interactive Media

2019 | Machines that See: Computer Vision in Processing, Processing Community Day

2019 | Hosting Your Portfolio on GitHub

New York University Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2018 | Getting Started with Adobe Premiere Pro

2018 | Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop

2018 | Getting Started with Sound Recording & Editing

2018 | Web Development Fundamentals for Communications Lab

2018 | Object-Oriented Programming for Interaction Lab

2017 | Computer Vision: Face Tracking in Processing

2017 | The Philosophy and Art of Documentation

2017 | Command Line Basics

Exhibitions

2022 | Sikka Art and Design Festival, Dubai, UAE

2018 | Shenzhen Design Week, Shenzhen, China

2018 | Shanghai Education Expo, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

2017 | Life Geek Exhibition, USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry, Shanghai, China

2017 | The Map as Art, NYU Shanghai Gallery, Shanghai, China

2017 | Maker Carnival, Knowledge & Innovation Community, Shanghai, China

2017 | Maker Exhibition, Shanghai Library, Shanghai, China

2017 | Shanghai Science Expo, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

2017 | Undergraduate Research Symposium, NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2016 | December Showcase, NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Talks

2022 | Guest Speaker, Interaction Experience Design, Ontario College of Art & Design University, Toronto, Canada

2018 | Making Art with a Robot, Zaojiu, Shanghai, China

2018 | Panel Discussion, Shanghai Education Expo, Shanghai, China

2018 | Artist Talk, Intro to Generative System, NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2017 | Ordered Randomness, New Media Art and Cultural & Creative Industry Conference, Shanghai, China

2017 | Artist Talk, R/GA Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2017 | Artist Talk, Innovation Space, Shanghai Library, Shanghai, China

Awards

2022 | Professional Development Fund from Arts and Humanities Division, NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE

2017 | Excellence Award at Shanghai International Digital Creation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition, China

2017 | Best Technology/Visual Demonstration at Undergraduate Research Symposium, NYU Shanghai, China

2017 | 5th Place at Robot Art Competition, USA

2015 | Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund from NYU Shanghai, China

2014 | 2nd Best Hardware Hack at HackShanghai, China

Press

2022 | Chaves, Alexandra: “Sikka turns 10: Dubai art and design festival returns after two-year hiatus”, The National, Mar. 16, 2022

2018 | “我为什么要费尽心思造出一个不完美的绘画机器人?” [Why Did I Painstakingly Build an Imperfect Drawing Robot?], Zaojiu, July 19, 2018

2018 | “机器时代即将到来|新锐艺术家专访” [Emerging Artist Interview: the Age of Robots is Around the Corner], MANA, July 16, 2018

2018 | Qiu, Wenhan: “谁说‘码农’不能搞艺术?上海纽约大学这门专业让学生大胆‘跨界’” [Why Can’t Coders Create Art? This Major at NYU Shanghai Allows Students to Bravely Cross Disciplines], Shanghai Observer, Apr. 16, 2018

2018 | Turner, Juliet: “Creative Machines”, NYU Shanghai Magzine, Spring 2018

2017 | Chapman, Catherine: “Robot Artists Compete for Thousands of Dollars at This Painting Competition”, Vice, May 23, 2017.

2017 | Robitzski, Dan: “These 14 Stunning Works of Art Were Made by Robots”, Inverse, May 19, 2017.

2017 | Haridy, Rich: “Art in the age of ones and zeros: Robot art”, New Atlas, May 16, 2017.

2017 | Daley, Jason: “Check Out This Year’s Entries to the RobotArt Competition”, Smithsonian, Apr. 28, 2017.

2016 | Richardson, Catherine Walter: “Superstars – Jack B. Du”, NYU Quarterly, Feb. 2016.

2015 | Bekink, Martha J: “NYU Shanghai student Jack B. Du develops mouse for kids with cerebral palsy”, NYU Global Dimensions, Oct. 21, 2015.

2014 | Juan, Charlotte San: “A Thoughtful Invention: NYU Shanghai Student Creates Versatile Computer Mouse”, NYU Shanghai News, Dec. 12, 2014.