I am Hyunyoung [hyuh-nyeong], a Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Here I work with work with Daniel Ashbrook for fabrication of interactive objects.
During my PhD, I investigated the designs and applications of shape-changing control interfaces. I particularly explored the underlying problems in control interfaces and provided design tools to encourage designers to create solutions for the problems, through shape-changing interfaces. As a part of the effort, I provided six design requirements for control interfaces. I then suggested Morphees+, a refined taxonomy for shape-changing interfaces, which can be used as a design tool. By using them, I suggested two case studies, KnobSlider and ExpanDial. They are shape-changing devices that can replace current control interfaces such as dial and slider. They target real-world users such as sound engineers, stage artists, and pilots. I have done the work with my supervisors, Céline Coutrix and Anne Roudaut.
I have experience in research and industry. I worked as a UX designer at Samsung, filed 6 patents. I have been working in five different countries (Denmark, France, UK, Germany, and South Korea), broadening my research perspectives and skills.
January 28, 2020
I've successfully defended my PhD thesis. I deeply appreciate my jury, Sriram Subramanian, Miguel Bruns, Daniel Ashbrook, and Laurence Nigay, for their invaluable time and feedback. I also thank my awesome supervisors, Céline and Anne, for being there and teaching me a lot during the four-year journey.
January 6, 2020
November 14, 2019
I submitted my thesis! Feeling relieved.
September 4-6, 2019
I will be at INTERACT '19, Cyprus to give a talk about our SplitSlider paper.
August 15-21, 2019
A journal article is accepted to Frontiers special topic on Shape Changing Robotic Structures and Interfaces. Me, Anne, and Céline extended our KnobSlider paper focusing on the design process of the device and the users' perception of shape-change speed properties.
July 1-2, 2019
I will visit Morphing Matter Lab to give a talk and be around in Pittsburgh.
June 26-28, 2019
May 2-3, 2019
I am invited to visit Human-Centered Ubiquitous Media Lab at LMU Munich and give a talk. It will be good to see old faces!
My paper with Miriam Greis, Andreas Korge, Albrecht Schmidt, and Céline Coutrix is accepted to INTERACT 2019. This paper has many meanings to me: the work is with a Bachelor student I supervised for the first time, and it is my first PhD paper I collaborated with people other than my supervisors. I'm proud of Andreas and the paper. The paper will appear around August.
March 25, 2019
March 21, 2019
My paper "ExpanDial: Designing a Shape-Changing Dial" is accepted to ACM DIS '19! The paper will appear soon.
March 17-20, 2019
I will demonstrate five tangible devices that can have value and uncertainty as input, at TEI '19. Swing by the demonstration!
December 19, 2018
I gave a talk about my PhD work at mi-lab, Austria. I appreciated the warm welcome from the team and enjoyed the discussions.
October 14-17, 2018
I will present at UIST'18 Doctoral Symposium. For who cannot attend the Doctoral Symposium, I will also present my dissertation at the public poster session.
October 1-5, 2018
I will attend IROS 2018 for the Workshop on Shape Changing Robotic Structures and Interfaces. I will give a short talk about the KnobSlider and demonstrate it.
I changed my website address from hyunyoungkim.com to hyunyoung.kim for the sake of simplicity.
I will present two papers at CHI '18. Swing by the talks. I will be happy to discuss research ideas.
I am back to Grenoble to finish my dissertation. I plan to finish it around October 2019.
My Morphees+ paper received CHI '18 Honourable Mention Award!
Collection of everyday reconfigurable objects is now online! Help us grow the collection and contribute to shape-changing interface community.
November 2017 - April 2018
I am visiting the University of Bristol to develop a physical design tool for shape-changing interfaces.
April 2016 - September 2017
I am visiting the University of Stuttgart with my supervisor Céline Coutrix.