?????? Zou Xiaosong was born in a ceramic family in Jingdezhen in October 1965. He graduated from the Central Academy of Arts and Design (now Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University) in June 1988 and received his master's degree in design from Wonkwang University in August 2006. Now he holds many titles, such as level-2 professor, doctoral supervisor, dean of the School of Design and Art at Jingdezhen Ceramic University, member of China Industrial Design Association, member of Jiangxi Artists Association, vice chairman of Jingdezhen Young Artists Association, candidate for Jiangxi New Century Hundreds of Thousands of Talents Project, and one of the middle-aged and young academic leaders at universities in Jiangxi province. His works have been exhibited for numerous times at home and abroad. He has recieved more than 30 awards, including the award for outstanding contribution to Chinese ceramic art and design education.