CV [pdf]


Education

2008-2014
PhD, Information Science, University of Washington, Seattle
Dissertation: Designing self-monitoring technology to promote data capture and reflection.
Advisors: Julie A. Kientz, Wanda Pratt
Committee: Carol A. Landis, Sheelagh Carpendale
2006-2008
MS, Information Management and Systems, University of California, Berkeley
Advisor: Coye Cheshire
2001-2005
BS, Industrial Design, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Advisor: Kun-Pyo Lee

Employment

2017-Present
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Assistant Professor
2014-2017
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor
2009-2014
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Graduate Research Assistant, working with Julie A. Kientz
Summer 2012
Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington
Research Intern, worked with Jaeyeon Jung and Bongshin Lee
April 2010-
March 2011
Intel Labs, Seattle, Washington
Research Intern, worked with Sunny Consolvo, Jaeyeon Jung, and Beverly Harrison
2008-2009
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Graduate Research Assistant, worked with Jacob O. Wobbrock
Summer 2008
Google, Kirkland, Washington
User Experience Design Inern, worked with Adam Barker
Summer 2007
Experience Design and Prototyping Lab (EDPL), Motorola Labs, Schaumburg, Illinois
Engineering Intern, worked with Santosh Basapur
2004
Human Centered Interaction Design (HCID) Lab, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
Researcher, worked with Kun-Pyo Lee
Summer 2003
Creating New Business (CNB) Group, Samsung, Seoul, Korea
Design Inern

Teaching Experiences

Spring 2017
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
IST 520: Foundations of Human-Centered Design
Instructor
Fall 2016
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
IST 597-003: Design Thinking for Health Technologies
Instructor
Fall 2015
Spring 2016
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
IST 110S: Information, People, and Technology Seminar
Instructor
Spring 2015
Spring 2016
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
IST 331: Organization and Design of Information Systems: User and System Principles
(Introdution to HCI for undergraduate students)
Instructor
Spring 2013
Winter 2013
Spring 2012
Winter 2012
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
INFO 490 A/B, Project Capstone I/II
Graduate Teaching Assistant, worked with Andrew J. Ko and Wanda Pratt

Fall 2011
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
IMT 540 A/C, Design Methods for Interaction and Systems
Graduate Teaching Assistant, worked with Julie A. Kientz and David Hendry
Spring 2010
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
INSC 546, Assistive Technology & Inclusive Design
Teaching Practicum, worked with Julie A. Kientz
Spring 2009
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
INFO 360, User-Centered Design
Teaching Practicum, worked with Julie A. Kientz and David Hendry
Spring 2008
University of California, Berkeley, California
I213, User Interface Design and Development
Graduate Teaching Assistant, worked with Tapan Parikh
Fall 2007
University of California, Berkeley, California
I141, Search Engines: Technology, Society, and Business
Graduate Teaching Assistant, worked with Marti Hearst

Honors and Awards

2017
IDC 2017—Best Paper Award Nomination (top 3 papers)
2017
NSF—CAREER Award
2016
Nokia—University Donation Award Program Recipient (declined)
2016
AMIA 2016—Distinguished Paper Award Nomination
2016
Penn State IST—Junior Faculty Excellence in Research Award
2015
NSF—CRII (Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative) Award
2015
Microsoft Research—Research Grant
2015
NIH—mHealth Summer Training Institutes Scholar
2014
CHI 2014—Best of CHI Honorable Mention Award
2013
AMIA 2013—Best Student Paper Nomination
2013-2014
Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, USA ($10,000)
2012
UbiComp 2012—Best Paper Award
2012
UbiComp 2012—Best Paper Nomination
2008
Bears Breaking Boundaries (Design Competition)—2nd Place, U.C.Berkeley ($6,500)
2006-2008
Cambridge Culture Foundation, Graduate Fellowship Recipient ($84,000)
2004
Young Engineers Honor Society, National Academy of Engineering of Korea
2003
Steel Furniture Design Competition, Bronze Medal, POSCO
2001
Korea Software Awards, 2nd Place (Bronze Medal), Ministry of Information and Communication, Korea
2001-2004
Merit-based Government Scholarship, KAIST (fully supported tuition and stipend for 4 years)

Service

Technical Program Committee
ACM CHI Technical Program Committee – Health, Accessibility, Aging (2017)
ACM CHI Technical Program Committee – Specific Applications (2016)
ACM CHI Technical Program Committee – Specific Applications (2015)
Pervasive Health Technical Program Committee (2017)
Pervasive Health Technical Program Committee (2016)
ACM UbiComp Technical Program Committee (2016)
ACM UbiComp Technical Program Committee (2015)
ACM UbiComp Workshop, New Frontiers of Quantified Self Program Committee (2015)
ACM CHI Workshop Committee (2015)
ACM CHI Work-in-Progress Committee (2014)
University and Departmental Services
Penn State University, Driving Digital Innovation Committee (2016)
Penn State University, IST, Graduate Advisory Committee (2016–2018)
Penn State University, IST, HCI Faculty Search Committee (2016–2017)
Penn State University, IST, Data Science Faculty Search Committee (2015–2016)
Penn State University, IST, Graduate Recruiting Committee (2014–2015)
University of Washington, Information School, Ph.D. Admissions Committee (2010–2011)
University of Washington, Information School, Facilities Committee (2010–2011)
Reviewer
ACM CHI (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
ACM CSCW (2014, 2015, 2016)
ACM DIS (2012, 2014)
ACM Mobile HCI (2015)
ACM Pervasive (2012)
ACM Pervasive Health (2010, 2012, 2014, 2015)
ACM ToCHI (2015)
ACM UbiComp (2011, 2014)
ACM UIST (2013, 2015)
AMIA (2013, 2016)
IEEE HICSS (2010)
IEEE Pervasive Computing (2011)
IEEE InfoVis (2014)
JAMIA (2015)
Pervasive and Mobile Computing (2014)
Taylor & Francis Human-Computer Interaction (2014, 2015, 2016)
Student
Volunteer
ACM CHI (2009, 2010)
Design & Emotion
DUB weekly seminar coordinator (Summer 2011)