Prof. Tek-Jin Nam visited Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology to give a lecture on Understanding User Interface and User Experience from a design perspective.
Those were five presentations from CIDR at HCI Korea 2013. Jungu Sim presented a spatial and active tangible block. Jinah Kim presented the Breathing Frame prototype. Kyungmin Baek showed the application of transparent displays. Minjeon Sohn and Juwhan Kim showed their continuing research on sustainable interaction design and designers' explorative prototyping tools.
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.
CheekTouch & POKE was selected as a 2012's research outcome which brought honor to KAIST. Those were introduced at KAIST Newspaper.
Moon-Hwan Lee presented his research on"Understanding Impacts of Hidden Interfaces on Mobile Phone Experience" at NordiCHI'12 conference, held at ITU, Copenhagen.
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.
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.
Young-Woo Park's work 'Poke' was introduced at Demo Hour, ACM Interactions Magazine, Volume 19 Issue 3, May + June 2012.
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.
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.