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Kyungah Choi completed her Ph.D. in Industrial Design with the dissertation entitled “Dynamic Lighting for a Better Learning Environment.” For her doctoral dissertation, she investigated how dynamic lighting could be employed to support students’ academic achievement and how, deployed effectively in learning environments, such illumination can minimize students’ health risks. Especially, a part of this…

Read more Congratulations to Kyungah Choi on receiving a Ph.D. degree!

Taesu Kim and Kyungah Choi published an article entitled, “Beverage Taste Perception Influenced by Its Turbidity: Results from Twenties and Thirties [탁도에 따른 음료의 미각 인지: 20, 30대 소비자를 중심으로]” in the Korean Journal of the Science of Emotion & Sensibility. The study investigated the cross-modal correspondence between the turbidity and taste of beverages and…

Read more Taste and turbidity by Taesu and Kyungah

EunJin presented her work at the ACM DIS’ 17 conference and the full paper is published in the proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. In the paper, the heuristic findings and qualitative analyses are provided based on the thorough observation of designers’ selecting and articulating colors to be matched with the given images. As…

Read more Thoughts and Tools for Crafting Colors proposed by EunJin at DIS’ 17

Taesu Kim won an award from a domestic design conference. Taesu is an undergraduate intern of Color Lab and presented about his undergraduate research program(URP) on the 2017 Spring DSUS(Design Seminar on University Students) held in Seoul, Korea. In presentation, he proposed package design toolkit “t.package” through a thorough investigation of the gustative experience taste affected…

Read more Taesu won an award in 2017 Spring DSUS

Kyungah Choi and Prof. Suk were invited to a special talk about the flipped learning by Korea Aerospace University [한국항공대학교]. In the seminar, professor shared her teaching experiences describing the course flow, class contents, and some know-hows. Then Kyungah followed the talk and introduced the roles and duties of the teaching assistant(TA) of the flipped…

Read more About the flipped learning, invited by Korea Aerospace University

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Prof. Suk gave a three-hour lecture at KBS academy [KBS 인재개발원] about the affective effect of light. Under the title of “feeling of light [빛을 느끼다]”, the lecture consisted of two parts: psychophysics of light and aesthetics of light. The audience was from mainly engineering domain related with stage light or camera.

EunJin Kim, the Ph.D. candidate of Color lab. published an article entitled “Image color adjustment for harmony with a target color” in Color Research & Application. Based on the insights from designers, the study developed an image color adjustment algorithm to achieve harmony between an image and a target color. The algorithm adjusts hue of…

Read more How to adjust an image to achieve harmony with a color, investigated by EunJin

Hyunjoo Bee received her master degree with a dissertation entitled, “Material Reconfiguration for Visual Exploration and Product Design Alternatives [재질 재배치에 기반한 제품 디자인 대안의 시각적 탐색]”. The study began with a simple but novel research question, “what about rearranging the materials before confirming the design?” Surprisingly, she found out that many of us are…

Read more Hyunjoo is now a master of science in design

Prof. Suk delivered a talk invited by the Optical Society of Korea(OSK) to the special session, ‘color science’, for the optical science community. She introduced the affective effect of color particularly focusing on how people emotionally respond to the color properties. In the session, two more speakers were invited: Dr. Jisoo Hwang from the KRISS…

Read more An invited talk of Prof. Suk by the Optical Society of Korea(OSK)

Dr. Jungmin Han and Prof. Suk presented a work entitled, “Comparison of Visual Discomfort and Visual Fatigue between Head-Mounted Display and Smartphone” at the IS&T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging (EI 2017) in Burlingame, California. The study provides evidence that HMD causes more dry eye symptoms compared to smartphones. In the study, clinical data are…

Read more To Watch or Not To Watch? VR in HMD or in Smartphone