Designing IoT system: Critical challenges and approaches for generating value of IoT systems by Boyeun Lee

Online (Zoom)

Boyeun Lee, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lancaster University | At the end of the 20th century, the Internet of Things term was first introduced. Since then, the phenomenon behind this technological development is still fast-growing, with estimates of more than 75 billion IoT devices readily connected to the Internet by 2025. Designing interconnected objects means rethinking […]

Happy birth, Healthy life, Honorable death by Hansol Paeng

Hybrid: BLDG 104-1005 (TD Room) + Zoom

Hansol Paeng, Founder & Design Director of haheho | How can we create a journey where people can be born happy, live healthy, and die with dignity? With my experience as a service design consultant for large hospitals, as a public health policy designer for the city of Seoul, and as a healthcare startup CEO, […]

Modulating Brain and Cognition by Sang Ah Lee

Hybrid: BLDG 104-1005 (TD Room) + Zoom

Sang Ah Lee, Associate Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Seoul National University | The brain has a remarkable way of adaptively changing depending on the situation and experience. In order to leverage this capacity in developing effective tools and techniques for cognitive modulation, the specific neural mechanisms underlying each targeted cognitive function must […]

As we may chat: virtualizing proxemic cues for fluid transitions in virtual meetings by Seongkook Heo

Hybrid: BLDG 104-1005 (TD Room) + Zoom

Seongkook Heo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia | Online meeting tools allowed people to gather and chat despite the pandemic. However, the user experience of virtual meetings is nowhere near that of in-person meetings. In this talk, I will share my group’s effort to make virtual meetings […]

Into the unknown: Design for a future and people I’ve never seen by Jieun Bae

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Jieun Bae, Design Researcher, Kia Design Innovation Group, Hyundai Motor Group | Most of the projects I've worked on started like this: "Think of something new about the future." or "Make something people will like." The world is changing through technology, and so is the way people think. Designing for the unknown in an uncertain […]

Master’s thesis defense by Suyoung Park

Bldg. 104-1005 (TD Room)

Design Department Public Defense – 2022 Spring | Suyoung Park (Master’s thesis defense) | Design and Implementation of Facial eHMI Capable of Expressing Awareness and Intention for a Service Robot   Abstract Many service robots have been developed and moved around indoor areas like airports, shopping malls, and restaurants. People can face robots coming in […]

Master’s thesis defense by Seongbeom Kim

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Design Department Public Defense – 2022 Spring | Seongbeom Kim (Master’s thesis defense) | Opportunities and Challenges in Establishing a Living Lab for Mobility Innovation in Rural-Urban Fringe in Korea: a Design Lab’s Experience   Abstract A living lab is a method for open innovation, cooperating with various stakeholders, and testing in a real-life environment. […]

Master’s thesis defense by Seunghoon Lee

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Design Department Public Defense – 2022 Spring | Seunghoon Lee (Master’s thesis defense) | Prototyping as a Qualitative Inquiry in Fuzzy Front-End of New Service Development   Abstract Prototyping has been an ever-evolving activity in design with the expansion of the design field –  from physical objects to software, and then towards service, and experience. […]