Jooyeon Lee

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

My research goal is to expand the depth and breadth of the human experience by augmenting our abilities with interaction design and emerging technologies. My forte is creativity from broad interests, and I am specialized at design thinking process, HCI/UX research, quick prototyping and making great things happen.


March 2016 – February 2018
School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

M.S. in Engineering, Multimedia Computing and Machine Learning Lab
Master’s Thesis: Perceptual Switch for Gaze Interaction

March 2012 – February 2016
Underwood International College, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

B.S. in Information & Interaction Design
Project: The Internet of Analog Things with Laser Pointer Interaction

Work and Research Experiences

December 2014 – Present
School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei University

Undergraduate Intern at Multimedia Computing and Machine Learning Lab
● Conducted eye tracking and EEG experiments and presented two papers at the Human Agent Interaction International Conference in October, 2015

July 2013 - January 2014
DAUM, Web Search Engine Company

User Experience Research Intern
● Conducted user research and evaluated user experience/interface performance for DAUM services.
● Analyzed pitfalls and drawbacks of DAUM services and found possible solutions

June 2013 – July 2013
Yonsei UIC Global Research

Student Researcher
● Visited IT & Design Companies such as Google, Apple, Cisco, IDEO, Frog, and Pixar in Silicon Valley
● Conducted interviews with managers and staff members of the companies
● Published an article entitled Silicon Valley, the Ecosystem of Innovation: Case Study on DNA of Innovation

September 2012 - November 2012
Vingle, Online Community and SNS Startup

Viral Marketing Intern
● Created IT/Startup contents for online viral marketing.

Research Publications

Lee, J.Y., Moon, S., Cheon, M., Lee, J.S., “Gaze Analysis of Avatar-based Navigation with Different Perspectives in 3D Virtual Space,” The Third International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, October 2015

Lee, J.Y., Cheon, M., Moon, S., Lee, J.S., “EEG Analysis on 3D Navigation in Virtual Reality with Different Perspectives” The Third International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, October 2015

Ju, J.Y., Yoo, J.S., Lee, J.Y. and Kwon, H., “Breadcrumb SNS: Asynchronous Empathy Chat for Smart City Residents,” The Eighth International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking, pp. 13-18, January 2015

Honors and Awards

Finalist in the Wearable Computer Competition held by KAIST and Samsung Electronics (2015.11)

Grand Prize Winner of a $4,000 scholarship at Soorim Cultural Foundation Idea Contest held by the Soorim Cultural Foundation scholarship (2015.08.28)

Recipient of full-scholarship with GPA 4.27(2012.12) and one-third scholarship with GPA with 4.06 (2015.06)

Semi-finalist in the the HULT prize competition held by HULT and Clinton Global Initiative (2014.11)

Third prize winner of a $10,000 award at the Tomorrow Solutions Competitions held by Samsung Electronics and The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (2013.12.18)

First prize winner of a $3,000 award at the Campus CEO Social Entrepreneurship Competition held by Seoul Business Agency and Seoul City Hall (2013.01)

Recipient of an All-American Scholar Award from The United States Achievement Academy (2010.03)

Recipient of The National Society of High School Scholars Award from The National Society of High School Scholars (2010.03)

Recipient of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award from the Rotary Club (2010.03)


June 2012 – Present
Bi-annual IID Major Exhibitions

Organize/Participate in IID major exhibitions at the end of every semester.

November 2015
Computer Science Major Exhibitions

Presented Software Design Capstone project and honored with 3rd place award.

November 2015
Incheon International Design Fair 2015

Presented a motion graphic work called “When Thing Have Gone Mad at Night.”

April 2015
Design Factory Korea Exhibition

Organized and presented works at Design Factory Korea Exhibition.

December 2014
Prism x Student Exhibition

Organized Student Club Exhibition, presenting VR/AR games and Media Arts.

June 2011
Fourth Annual South Pasadena High School Juried Show

Presented a work of pen and Ink at exhibition and received a certificate of merit.

Extracurricular Activities

June 2013 - Present
Freshman 101 Mentoring

Senior Mentor, Student Lecturer
● Advise freshmen with academic activities and give short lectures in classes.

April 2012 – August 2014
Prism x, Student Club

Founder, President and Project Manager
● Founded a student club where people with diverse backgrounds and talents planned and organized potpourri projects and student exhibitions
● Organized freshman mentoring sessions and group studies for Design, Computer Programming and Startup Case Studies
● Organized company site visits and participated in various design/startup competitions, building up team project skills

January 2013
Human Computer Interaction Korea Student Volunteer

Student Volunteer Staff, English-Korean Translator
● Helped organize the conference site and keynote speeches
● Translated from English to Korean and Korean to English for the guest speakers and staff members.

September 2009 – June 2011
Symphonia Magazine, Student Club

Founder, President
● Published students’ creative literature and imaginative artwork

September 2009 – June 2011
South Pasadena Arroyo Seco Ensemble Advanced Choir Group

First Soprano
● Participated in biannual Choir Concerts and Choir/Drama festivals/competitions
● Toured with the L.A. Choir to perform at the LA Public Library, LA District Attorney's office, LA District Educational Office, local elementary schools and for the board members of LA County


Design Tools

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects, Blender, Microsoft Offices, Keynote

Programming Languages and Libraries

C, C++, Processing, Python, Web programming, Matlab, Openframeworks, OpenGL, Arduino, Raspberry pi, Kinect, Leap Motion


Fluent in both Korean and English


SooJin Jun, Information & Interaction Design Professor, Yonsei University

Jong-Seok Lee, Multimedia Computing and Machine Learning Lab Professor, Yonsei University

Michael Kim, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of TechnoArt Division, Yonsei University