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Ph.D / 교수 / 학과장

Prof. Nam conducts design research and practice in the area of co-design and Interaction, hoping to be a knowledge base for the future of design and design of the future. Design Research Lab. / / +82-42-350-4518

Andrea Bianchi

Ph.D / 부교수

Prof. Andrea Bianchi's research focuses on Human-Computer Interaction, specifically related with tangible and wearable interfaces and novel input systems.
MAKinteract Lab. / +82-42-350-4526


Ph.D / 교수

Prof. Bae is running ID+IM design laboratory in KAIST. 'ID+IM' is an abbreviation for 'Design therefore I am', 'ID' stands for 'Industrial Design', 'Intuitive Design', 'Interactive Design' and 'Innovative Design', and 'IM' implies each single designer's design philosophy and value.
ID+IM Design Lab. / / +82-42-350-4520


Ph.D / 부교수

Prof. Bae designs and develops new interaction techniques and interactive systems for professional designers and design students. His work lies in the intersection of traditional design practices and the state-of-the art technologies.
SketchLab. / / +82-42-350-4524


Ph.D / 연구교수

Prof. Choi’s research interests are in design solutions that are based on the scientific study of the relationship between the physical parameters of design and the human reactions they produce. / +82-42-350-4563


Ph.D / 명예교수

Prof. Chung focuses on maximizing the quality of design service and productivity by optimizing the role of design within business system. Moreover, understanding design as the strategic method of corporate competitiveness enhancement and studies the necessary knowledge and diverse methodologies for effective management of design organization and design process.
Design Management Lab. / / +82-42-350-4512 / Publication

Daniel Saakes

Dr. / 부교수

Prof. Daniel Saakes likes making things and is interested in ‘Open Design’ and “Digital Fabrication’. Born in Netherlands, educated in industrial design at Delft University of Technology, he has been at several places including MIT Medialab, Tokyo University and Umea Institute of Design. In fall 2013 he moved to Korea and joined ID KAIST.
My Design Lab. / / +82-42-350-4525


Dr. Eng / 명예교수

Prof. Kim focuses on design research on environmental system that comprises pleasant human life, which surpasses single unit product design concept. The major research interests include environment system design, emotional design and robot design.
Product & Environmental Systems Design Research Lab. / / +82-42-350-4511


Ph.D / 교수

Prof. Lee focuses on planning and developing human-centered interaction through in-depth research for physical, cognitive, emotional, and socio-cultural aspects of human being.
Human Centered Interaction Design Lab. / / +82-42-350-4514


Ph.D / 연구 교수

Prof. Kim's research interest is designing and developing new design-prototyping systems for the early conceptual design phases. He focuses on deploying the developed systems into the actual design practice and education.


Ph.D / 연구 교수

Prof. Kim's research interests reside at the intersection of design, science, and technology, with a focus on new design materials, robotic objects, and interactive spaces. She joined ID KAIST as a research professor in fall 2018. Previously, she worked at Sony Computer Science Laboratories, NASA Ames Research Center, and ETRI.
BK 21 Plus / / +82-42-350-4592


Ph.D / 조교수

Prof. Lee likes to look for the next generation of user interface designs that provide a better user experience. He is interested in conducting industry-related UX projects based on his experience in designing the Galaxy lines at Samsung. He is currently interested in natural user interfaces, including the AI assistant.
Next interface Lab. / / +82-42-350-4527


Ph.D / 교수

Prof. Lee designs new smart media facilitating the human to fully enjoy digital technology. The Lab develops new design media, interaction media, and entertainment media.
Wonder Lab. / / +82-42-350-4519


Ph.D / 교수

Prof. Lim focuses on enhancing creative and quality-centered design thinking especially in the domain of human-computer interaction by exploring and developing new theories, methods, and frameworks, as well as tools to be used in actual design practice.
Creative Interaction Design Lab. (CIxD Lab.) / / +82-42-350-4522


Ph.D / 부교수

Prof. Nam focuses on exploring the possibilities arising from strategically integrating diverse design issues within and beyond the design process in corporate, social and political contexts.
Designize. / / +82-42-350-4521


Dr.rer.soc. / 부교수

Prof. Suk explores the value of light and color human experiences. Color psychology and keen sense about emotional design are the fundamental roots of its study, and further aim to form a greater convergence with diverse fields.
Color Lab. / / +82-42-350-4523


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