The department was started as a programme in 1993 and became a department in 2002. It trains industrial product designers with knowledge and awareness of post-industrial theory, realites in China and humanistic accountability. Currently there are four programs including products and mobility (vehicle design), products and interaction (digital design), products and housing (furniture design), products and leisure (toy design).

Students: 352, including 40 master students and 2 doctoral students.
Faculty: 21 teachers, including 4 professors and 7 associate professors.

Main courses: material and technology, mechanical drawing, product construction, materials and techniques, CAD, ergonomics, technical drawing, special design, product design

Head of the Department: Chen Doudou
Chair: Zhou Bo