is "Designeer" and Connection Maker for Strategic Design.



Strategic Design+eer = Designer + Engineer + Service Design Thinking





I am a Strategic Design+eeR and Interdisciplinary Researcher to figure out strategic ways with designing new connections between involved stakeholders for sustainable growth and social innovation based on service design thinking principles by using three different lenses, SCIENCE+ENGINEERING+DESIGN.



Sep 2016 - Jun 2018   Master of Art Service Design, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

**Dissertation: Data Persuasion: Employing a Trustworthy Nudge System in Social Connection via Re-Definitions of Experience, Ownership and Trust in the Future AI-Driven Servicescapes. (Abstract)

Mar 2014 - Feb 2016   Master of Engineering Interior Design (Communication Space Design Laboratory), Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea

** Thesis: Hybrid Adaptive Interface: A Conceptual Framework and its Application. (Abstract)

Mar 2013 - Feb 2014   Master Student: Media (Hybrid Media Lab.), Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea

Mar 2011 - Fab 2013   Bachelor of Engineering Interior Architecture, School of Architecture, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea

** Undergraduate Dissertation: A Study of Prefabrication Design Using Augmented Reality Technology.

Mar 2006 - Fab 2008   Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, National Institute for Lifelong Education, South Korea


Funded Research Experiences

July 2017 – Oct 2017   2017 Biomaker Challenge, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

/ Graduate Researcher (Communication Space Design Lab., Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea, for 2 years) **

Dec 2015 – May 2016   Meta Craft Innovation Center Establishment and Application Authoring Framework Development for 3D Printing Based Creative Convergence Education (funded by Korea Creative Content Agency about £262,265 for 4 years)

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014   Eco-SMART Plant Factory

/ Graduate Researcher (Hybrid Media Lab.,  Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea, for 1 year) **

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013   Small and Medium Business Administration academic-industrial collaborations: Developing an interactive hybrid monopoly board game supported bi-directional interaction (funded by Small and Medium Business Administration of Korea, about £57,500 for a year)

Apr 2013 - Oct 2013   Research Contest Submission of Da Vinci Idea-The Blue Hour: Boundary between Functions and Aesthetics (funded by Seoul Art Center of Geumcheon of about £23,000 for 6 months)

Jan 2013 - Jun 2013   Intramural Research: New Urban Media Platform

 / Undergraduate Researcher (Communication Space Design Lab., Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea, for 1 year) **

Mar 2012 - Sep 2012   Developing DMZ Culture and Content: DMZ Media Cube (funded by DMZ Culture Forum)


Teaching Experiences

Aug 2017   Open Lecture "Future Design Trend for the Fourth Industrial Revolution", Soongsil University, South Korea

Aug 2017   Sustainable Design Seminar "Sustainability", Soongsil University, South Korea

Feb 2015   Creative Thinking Camp, New Possibility 2015: Digital Design & 3D Printer, Soongsil University, South Korea

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014   On-campus class, Basic Architectural Design: Fractal in Nature, Soongsil University, South Korea

May 2013 - Jun 2013   On-campus class, Media Production and Practice, Soongsil University, South Korea

Mar 2013 - Jun 2013   Digital Fabrication (8 Lectures), Soongsil University, South Korea

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012   Architectural Design Tool Workshop, Soongsil University, South Korea


Selected Publications

 / Journal Papers

Apr 2015   Proposing the Collective Energy Platform in Accordance with Evolution of Built Environment, Published on Korean Design Convergence Study, 15(4), pp.261-275

Jan 2015   Proposing the Intelligent Media Platform Based on User Location, Published on Korean Journal of Digital Design, 15(1), pp.371-379

Sep 2013   The Development of a Hybrid Board Game that Integrates a Digital Game with an Analog Game and its Application, Published on Korean Design Convergence Study, 12(5), pp.273-287

Jun 2013   The Direction for Developing an Urban Media Platform Based on a Biological Paradigm and its Application, Published on Korean Design Convergence Study, 12(3), pp.63-76

/ Conference Papers

Sep 2017   PLAY+FORMANCE: Using Performance Art as a Methodology to Discover Creative Compatibility between People of Disparate Disciplines, Published on International Transdiciplinarity Conference, pp.119-120

Jul 2014   Proposition of User Participation Energy Platform, Published on International Conference on Convergence Technology, 4(1), pp.629-630

Jun 2014   A Study on Characteristics of Creative Workspace Based on a Biological Paradigm, Published on International Conference on Convergence Content, 2014(6), pp.349-350

Apr 2013   A Trend Analysis of New Urban Media Based on a Biological Paradigm, Published on Korean Digital Design Council Conference, pp.189-192

Apr 2013   An Approach to Developing an Integrative Hybrid Board Game, Published on Korean Digital Design Council Conference, pp.45-46

Oct 2012   A Case Analysis of Space Applying on Kinetic Architecture`s Characteristics, Published on Korean Society of Public Design, 2012(1) pp.75-78


Presentations and Exhibitions

 / Selected Presentations

Feb 2018   Innovation for Change, Collège des Ingénieurs Italia – SAFM , Turin, Italy

Sep 2017   International Transdiciplinarity Conference 2017, LEUPHANA University, Lüneburg, Germany

May 2017   Beirut Design Week 2017 (Criteria Conference), Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

Aug 2013   KODDCO 2013 Conference, Tongmyong College, Busan, South Korea

 / Selected Exhibitions

Oct 2017   Open Technology Week: Biomaker Fayre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Oct 2013   Da Vinci Idea Exhibition-The Blue Hour: Boundary between Functions and Aesthetics, Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, South Korea

Oct - Nov 2013 / Jun - Aug 2013   DMZ Media Cube, COEX and Yongsan train station, Seoul, South Korea

Oct 2012 - Nov 2012   Tokyo Designer's Week, Tokyo, Japan