Events and stories about color lab

Color lab in Scientific Reports Top 100 Collection

Our recent publication about awakening light in Scientific Reports is listed in the “Top 100 in Neuroscience” collection. This collection highlights the most downloaded neuroscience papers published in 2019. The article is entitled “Awakening effects of blue-enriched morning light exposure on university students’ physiological and subjective responses”, and Dr.Kyungah Choi is the first author. The…

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Hyeonju joined us

Color lab welcomes a new member, Hyeonju Park. Hyeonju received a Bachelor of Science from the industrial design of KAIST in 2020. During the undergraduate program, she experienced diverse areas of design practice. Besides, she has been actively participating in extra curriculum activities, such as IoT product design, fintech system design, conversational agent design and…

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Winter internship at Color lab

During the winter break, three undergraduate students joined the color lab as internship students. Each participated in different projects and research activities. Color lab appreciates their efforts and achievements, hoping to work together on the next opportunity. The individual interviews were made and summarized in the following: “I explored the emotional response to kinetic in-car…

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Int'l collaboration with Kyoto Insitute of Technology

Organized by Prof.Dr.Tetsuya Sato at Kyoto Institute of Technology, Prof.Suk has participated in a three-year international collaborative project, “Colour Cognition of Clothing Image on Online-Shop, and Tolerance of Colour Difference between The Image and Its Original Real Clothing” funded by the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science(JSPS) started in April 2019. Four countries including Japan,…

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For your brilliant life

Invited by the Korea Society of Light and Visual Environment, Prof. Suk delivered a seminar talk, entitled as “For your brilliant life (빛나는 생활을 위하여)” to the members of the society. During her talk, some recent lighting studies of Color lab were introduced to demonstrate how we can enhance the emotional quality of everyday life….

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Dr.Choi’s article in Scientific Reports entitled “Awakening effects of blue-enriched morning light exposure on university students’ physiological and subjective responses” has been selected as a highlight article by the journal and selected for marketing campaigns. A video abstract was produced and uploaded to the Scientific Reports YouTube channel. An interview with Dr. Kyungah Choi was also…

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Meereh Candice Kim, a researcher of Graduation School of Cultural Technology at KAIST delivered an invited talk about her master research(supervisor: Prof.Dr. Ji-Hyun Lee) entitled as, “Color Reproduction in Virtual Lip Makeup Using Convolutional Neural Networks”. Compared with conventional approaches such as regression models, the CNN could contribute to minimize the color difference between simulated color…

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An IASDR, the largest biannual international conference of design was hosted by Manchester University of Arts this year. Color lab presented three original research articles, organized a design workshop, and chaired one session.

Welcome to Color lab! Aigerim from Kazakhstan majored in computer science and Qinyue from China majored in electrical engineering. They both have been looking for an outstanding design program to realize an interdisciplinary research synergy, and they found ID KAIST as the right place. Color lab welcomes new members and is truly globalized now!

The recent research in Color Lab was reported in the press. The study entitled “Awakening effects of blue-enriched morning light exposure on university students’ physiological and subjective responses” published in the journal Scientific Reports, was introduced with the interviews with Prof. Hyeon-Jeong Suk and Dr. Kyungah Choi. In the study, we found that a blue-enriched…

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