10 Jan. 2013 : iF Concept Design Award 2013

Prof. Nam contributes iF Concept Design Award 2013 as a juroren. It is one of the largest international design awards for young design talent. Winners will be decided on early April.


04 Dec. 2012 : CheekTouch & POKE at KAIST Newspaper

CheekTouch & POKE was selected as a 2012's research outcome which brought honor to KAIST. Those were introduced at KAIST Newspaper.


15 Oct. 2012 : CIDR at NordiCHI’12

Moon-Hwan Lee presented his research on"Understanding Impacts of Hidden Interfaces on Mobile Phone Experience" at NordiCHI'12 conference, held at ITU, Copenhagen.


11 May. 2012 : Prof. Nam gave a talk at Nokia Research Center, USA

Prof. Tek-Jin Nam visited Nokia Research Center in Palo Alto to give a talk about interactive product design and creative design tools and methods.


10 May. 2012 : CIDR at CHI’12

One Note (Young-Woo Park) and one Work-In-Progress poster (Yea-Kyung Row) were presented at CHI'12 Austin, Texas, USA. The note was about the user study result of CheekTouch, a prototype supporting remote interpersonal touch. The poster introduced a vision of future smart products.


1 May. 2012 : ‘Poke at 2012 May+June Issue of the ACM Interactions Magazine

Young-Woo Park's work 'Poke' was introduced at Demo Hour, ACM Interactions Magazine, Volume 19 Issue 3, May + June 2012.


6 April. 2012 : KAIST-RCA GoGlobal 2012: Seoul Social City Software

Prof. Tek-Jin Nam with Ashley Hall, the deputy head of IDE department of RCA and Prof. Peter Childs from Imperial College led the KAIST-RCA collabroative GoGlobal 2012 project titled Seoul Social City Software. The project investigated ways to addres system level social design problems by creative design thinking. 43 KAIST students worked with 37 RCA IDE students tackled social connection and revival theme of Dongdaemun area in Seoul. KAIST and RCA teams carried out the project for three weeks from March 19 to April 6. The exhibition are held in Seoul Design Foundation till the 6th of May 2012.


29 March. 2012 : Juwhan Kim Global PhD Fellowship from Korea Research Foundation

Juwhan Kim is selected as a 2012 Global PhD Fellowshop reciepient. Global PhD Fellowshop program of Korea Research Foundation supports a few PhD students in all disciplines so they grow as world best researchers.


1 December. 2011 : Tek-Jin Nam’s UNIST Talk

Prof. Tek-Jin Nam was invited by the school of design and human engineering, UNIST to give a talk about education and research activities of CIDR. The focus of the talk was on the integration of design with technology.


2 November. 2011 : IASDR’11 Conference at TUDelft

Young-Woo Park presented his research on finding "Role of Touch for Enriching Remote Interpersonal Interaction" at IASDR'11 conference, held at Netherlands, TUDelft.