Tek-Jin Nam

Tek-Jin Nam is a Professor in the Department of Industrial Design at KAIST, Korea. He received B.Sc. and M.Sc. in industrial design from KAIST and Ph.D from the Department of Design, Brunel University. He leads Design Research Laboratory at KAIST. He is an executive director of Korea Society of Design Science. As a researcher and practitioner, he is interested in generating and integrating design knowledge for practice and education. His main research areas are collaborative design, interaction design and advanced prototyping for interactive products and systems.

  • Executive Director of Korea Society of Design Science
  • Organizer of IASDR2013 Invited Session (Blending design research and practice)
  • Jury of 2013, 2014 iF concept design award
  • ACM SIGCHI CHI2015 design subcommittee chair

e-mail: tjnam at

Ph.D Candidates



Yea-Kyung Row

Research Interests: interaction design, pet analogy, animistic design, daily ubicomp product

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Han-Jong Kim

Research Interests: Augmented Prototyping, Prototyping Tool, Smart Space

e-mail: jong2jong2 at

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Chang-Min Kim

Research Interests:  Interaction Design, Augmented Workspace

e-mail: peterkim12 at

Yunwoo Jeong

Research Interests: Fabrication, AR, Computational Design

e-mail: nnitgd at

M.S. Students


Hyung-Jun Cho

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Kyungwon Yoon

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