Hi, I'm Jialin (Jelly) Deng

Jialin (Jelly) Deng is a food designer, art practitioner, and design researcher. She's currently pursuing a Ph.D. in "Human-Food Interaction," which falls within the domain of Human-Computer Interaction. Her research explores the future design, fabrication, and experience of food as edible computational artefacts featuring the weaving-together digital and physical (edible) worlds. Jialin's previous practice was at the intersection of media arts, experience design, and food innovation. Her works look at the impact of design and technology on the contemporary gastronomic experiences that reflect human subjectivity, culture, and identity. ​
Jialin holds a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts Studies at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and a master's in Narrative Environments at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Her previous project, "Whispery Savoury," on exploring and designing cross-modal eating experiences, has been awarded the first runner-up prize for the Mullen Lowe NOVA Awards (2015) and was exhibited at the London Design Festival (LDF 2015). Also, she was invited as a guest speaker at Living in a Material World, LDF 2015; Young People Matter, Shanghai, 2017; and TEDxGuangzhou, 2019.



Using desserts to decode computer science, News and events, Monash University, 03 May 

Spotlight: Jelly Deng, Designer and All Around Creative, that's magazine, Oct




The Sound of Sweetness, Riposte magazine, Issue #5



"How Other Senses Affect How Food Tastes", TEDxGuangzhou (formerly TEDxXiguan), China


Multisensory Eating at Young People Matter, Shanghai, China


Living in A Material World, London Design Festival, London, UK



Plants Out Of Place at London Design Festival


Living in a Material World at London Design Festival

Contact Me

jialin.deng [at] monash [dot] edu