ARTHUR HUANG CEO, Founder
Arthur is a structural engineer, architect and pioneer of loop economy building material solutions, specialized in post-consumer trash recycling applications to help shift mass consumption to a close-loop model.In 2005, He established Miniwiz, a company dedicated to upcycling and consumer trash and industrial waste reuse innovation.
Under Arthur Huang’s leadership, Miniwiz has pushed boundaries beyond all expectations, winning the company the Financial Times’ Earth Award in 2010 and The Wall Street Journal’s Asian Innovation Award in 2011. In 2015, Miniwiz received the Technology Pioneers title by the World Economic Forum, recognizing the potential of the emerging industry that Miniwiz is leading and the positive impact of its innovation on altering and adapting global consumption patterns.
Master of Architecture, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, College of Art, Architecture and Planning
Awards and Honors:
2016 - Emerging Explorer , National Geographic
2015 - Technology Pioneer, World Economic Forum
2014 - Nike Aerostatic Dome, Milan
2013 - IDEA GOLD Award, Chicago, USA
2012 - Mayor Bloomberg's New York Venture Fellowship, New York, USA
2012 - Make a Difference (MAD) Award, Ministry of Cultural Affair, Hong Kong, China
2011 - Wall Street Journal Innovation Award, Hong Kong
2011 - 40 under 40 Design Talent Award, Perspective, Asia
2010 - Earth Award, Winner (Industrial Product), Financial Times, London, United Kingdom
2002 - Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal, Cornell University, USA