Sha Xin Wei
Sha Xin Wei

Professor and Director,  School of Arts, Media and Engineering + Synthesis
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts + Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University

Dr Wei is a Fellow of the ASU-Santa Fe Consortium for Biosocial Complex Systems and Affiliate Professor of Future of Innovation in Society, Computer Science and English. He is the Founding Director of the Topological Media Lab ( — a trans-disciplinary atelier-laboratory for collaborative research creation. Sha’s art research works include the TGarden responsive environments, Hubbub speech-sensitive urban surfaces, Membrane calligraphic video, Softwear gestural sound instruments, the WYSIWYG sounding tapestry.

Sha Xin Wei was trained in mathematics at Harvard and Stanford Universities, and worked more than 12 years in the fields of scientific computation, mathematical modeling and the visualization of scientific data and geometric structures. He can be found at