Curriculum Vitae

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Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Research on Computation and Society
John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Advisors: Krzysztof Z. Gajos & Barbara J. Grosz


Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction
Human-Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computing
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Committee: Eric Paulos (co-chair), Jennifer Mankoff (co-chair), Niki Kittur, Jason Ellis
Thesis: “SENSR: a flexible framework for authoring mobile data-collection tools for citizen science” (C.8, C.10)


M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction
School of Interactive Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Advisor: Gregory Abowd
Thesis: “Are you sleeping?: sharing portrayed sleeping status within a social network” (C.1)


B.S. in Architecture & Housing and Interior Design
Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Research Assistant, Human-Computer Interaction institute

Summer 2010

IBM Research Almaden, CA, USA
Research Intern, Mobile computing group
Project: Creek Watch, a mobile application for citizen water monitoring
Supervisor: Jeff Pierce

Summer 2008

Intel Research Seattle, WA, USA
Research Intern
Project: Carubi, tracking, optimizing and predicting daily driving patterns
Supervisor: Daniel Avrahami


Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Research Assistant, School of Interactive Computing

Fall 2006

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Research Assistant, College of Architecture


Daum Communications, Seoul, Korea
Assistant Manager, Search Portal Division


CVNet, Samsung Corp. Seoul, Korea
Interaction Designer, Intelligent Apartment Team


An invited participant at the Rising Stars in EECS, University of California, Berkeley


A selected participant at the Human Computer Interaction Symposium


IBM Research Graduate Fellowship


University of California, Irvine, Dean's Fellowship (Declined)


Rotary scholarship, Korea

Fall 2010

Teaching Assistant HCI 540 – Human-Computer Interaction Methods with Professor Bonnie John & Matthew Kam

Spring 2010

Teaching Assistant HCI 650 – Basic Interaction Design with Professor Eric Paulos


Mentor, Yasha Iravantchi (Harvard undergrad)


Mentor, Vishal Agarwal (CMU undergrad)


Mentor, Paul Shen (CMU undergrad)


Mentor, Hyorim Park (Gatech undergrad)

Fall 2014

“Democratizing Mobile Technology in Support of Volunteer Activities in Data Collection” at the Rising Starts in EECS workshop

Fall 2014

"Sensing and Feedback for Healthy and Environmentally Sustainable Behaviors” at Berkeley Institute of Design Seminar, University of California, Berkeley

Fall 2013

“Citizen Science: A mobile tool for promoting citizen’s engagement in solving real-world problems” at HCI – Environment, Technology and Society By Jennifer Mankoff

April 2013

“Technology to empower citizen scientists” at The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Kentucky, USA

September 2010

“Creek Watch: pairing usefulness and usability for successful citizen science” at IBM Workshop for Frontiers of Cloud Computing

June 2013 Smarter water for crowded cities,

November 2010

Forbes IBM Launches iPhone App For Crowdsourcing Water Quality,

September 2010

Huffpost Tech Citizen Science: Check out IBM's Creek Watch iPhone App,

August 2010

ABC Local Scientists use iPhone app to collect creek data,

Conference reviewing

CHI 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
CSCW 2015, 2014, 2011
Ubicomp 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Mobile HCI 2015, 2013, 2012
TEI 2014, 2011, 2010
Creativity & Cognition 2015
Pervasive Computing 2011
DPPI 2013
APCHI 2012

Journal reviewing

Transaction on Computer Human Interaction
IEEE Pervasive Computing
IEEE Internet Computing
Indoor and Built Environment
Media Psychology

Student volunteering

CSCW 2013
CHI 2009

(Available upon request)