Xucong Zhan

Software Developer Post Graduate Fellow

Role: Xucong serves as a full-stack developer at the Office of Academic Innovation with a focus on backend development. He utilizes his skills in design and software development to build and maintain applications that enable better learning and teaching experiences across the campus. In his daily work, he collaborates closely with exceptional colleagues from the software development, UX design and behavioral science teams. Currently, Xucong works on the Tandem project.

Experience: Before joining Academic Innovation, Xucong was a master student at the University of Michigan where he studied Design Science focusing on UX design and development. Before that he worked as a research assistant where he built a surface approximation tool for more economical civil constructions.


Master of Science in Design Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Integrative Systems and Design

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, School of Engineering