Feb. 2017: Seyeong Kim Joined CIDR Lab as a New Member

Seyeong Kim who majored in Art and Tecnology at Sogang University has joined CIDR lab as a new master candidate student. Her research interests are in areas where design and technology converge into ...
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Feb. 2017: Prof. Tek-Jin Nam is Now the Head of ID KAIST

Professor Tek-Jin Nam, the advisor of CIDR lab at ID KAIST has been named as the head of ID KAIST, replacing his former teacher and predecessor Professor Gun-pyo Lee. He announced he would make the department “like a playground for learning for the students, and spaces for the faculty and department members to maintain both joy and alertness for creativity.” He further asked for “the collocation of all members of ID KAIST because there aren’t much [he] could change all by himself.” ...
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Feb. 2017: CIDR Lab Graduation

Ph.D candidates Juhwan Kim, and Moonhwan Lee received their Ph.D degrees as CIDR members of Industrial Design Department of KAIST at 2017. Juhwan Kim pursued research mainly focusing on motion and gesture utilization for design and HCI, and Moonhwan Lee pursued research mainly focusing on patina and data visualization as design components. Kim Shin received her Masters Degree as well, with research focus mainly on audio augmented badminton design ...
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Jan. 2017: HCI Korea Best Paper Award

HCI Korea conference was held at High-one resort at Gang-Won-Do from 8th of February to 10th of February. The leading theme of the conference was IoT as it is the trend of IT field. Yunwoo Jeong’s paper at KAIST CIDR lab received a best paper award for “Mechanism Board: Tangible Mechanism Design Tool for Testing Movement of Linkage” ...
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Jan. 2017: Prof. Nam accepted as senior board member of IASDR 2017

IASDR stands for The International Association of Societies of Design Research which was formally established on November 1, 2005. The Association is an international, non-governmental, non-profit-making, charitable organization. The Association is comprised of member societies of design research from around the world. The purpose of the Association is to promote research or study into or about the activity of design in all its many fields of application, through encouraging collaboration on an international level between independent societies of design research. The Association will promote, amongst other activities, the organization of biennial International Congresses of Design Research, at appropriate venues around the world. Professor Tek-Jin Nam is now the senior board member of IASDR, contributing his insights and experiences for the association ...
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29 Nov. 2016: Minister of the Department of Science Award for KAIST’s mobile software platform research center

At 2016, 29th, of November, the KAIST mobile platform research center received the Minister of the Department of Science Award at 2016 SW sector R&D achievements seminar. Such achievement shows that KAIST was successful at envisioning and pursuing the potentials of mobile software platforms and conducting researches of the field ...
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17 Oct. 2016: Demo at UIST

CIDR demonstrated M.Sketch - linkage-based mechanism design software - at UIST 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. Members of M.Sketch projects introduced how to use the software and showed several examples that were built by it ...
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01-02 Sep. 2016: Prof. Nam’s Open-KAIST at ChongQing

Open-KAIST @ ChongQing was held from 1st to 2nd of September, opening the campus to general population and nearby citizens to promote KAIST’s image of friendliness to outer members of the campus and to allow prospective students to observe and experience the inner parts of KAIST’s learning and researching environments. The event was initiated since 2001 and it is held every 2 years. Professor Tek-Jin Nam, as one of the professors of Industrial Design department, participated to the event to show how current design courses and researches are being conducted and to allow prospective students to experience the atmosphere of design spaces ...
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02 May. 2016: Tutorial of M.Sketch in UNIST

CIDR conducted a tutorial of EDISON m.Sketch for graduate students of industrial design in UNIST (in class of Engineering Technologies for Designers). In tutorial, students followed an exercise of using m.Sketch and building Jansen mechanism ...
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12 Feb. 2016: Introduced in Magazine ‘KAIST Vision’

A promotional magazine of KAIST - KAIST Vision - published an interview on design philosophy and story of CIDR. They illustrated us as 'designing the delight of future life'. See full article in KAIST Vision 2015 Winter (Korean) ...
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