College Lecture Series: "Psychology and Design of Human Technology Interaction" by Kwan M. Lee

Posted on: February 16, 2016

Abstract >> In this talk, I will introduce some fundamental psychological mechanisms in human technology interaction, and explain how those mechanisms can be effectively applied to the design of successful ICT (information and communication technologies) products and interfaces.

kwanleeBio >> Kwan M. LEE (Ph.D., Stanford) is a vice president of Samsung Electronics, and a full professor at the Department of Interaction Science, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), S. Korea. Previously, Lee was a tenured associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California (2002-2014), the chair of the Communication & Technology Division of the International Communication Association (2012-2014), and the founding director of the Interaction Science Research Center at SKKU. Lee specializes in social and psychological impacts of communication and information technologies, and human machine interaction including human computer interaction (HCI) and human robot interaction (HRI). Lee has published over 100 journal articles, book chapters, proceedings papers. Lee holds multiple international (EU, USA, and S. Korea) patents and patents pending in smart display interfaces, remote controller, gesture control, and multi media production. His research findings have been covered by Washington Post, BBC News, USA Today, and other major news agencies. He has influenced the design of AOLbyPhone (one of the first voice user interface system commercialized in a massive scale) and Samsung Smart TV interfaces with voice and gesture control (industry’s first content-centric TV user interface). Lee received multiple top paper awards and a distinguished young scholar award from various academic associations such as ICA, AEJMC, KACA, and HCI. Lee has served editorial boards of more than 10 academic journals including Journal of Communication, Human Communication Research, Media Psychology, International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, and Journal of Computer Mediated Communication. Lee is an advisory board member of MIT Cognet, and was an associate editor of MIT Press journal, Presence (2013-2014). His research funding exceeds 12 million US dollars, and has been supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (S. Korea), National Science Foundation (USA), Annenberg Foundation, and Samsung Electronics.

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Date(s) - 02/16/2016
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Room 145, Communication Arts & Sciences Building

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