About Me

이승엽I am a UX and interaction designer and a HCI researcher with a strong interest in user intention prediction, cross-device interaction, and commercialization of new technology. I earned B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea in 2010. I worked at Product Strategy Team of Samsung Electronics’ Mobile Telecommunication division from 2010 to 2011. After that, I earned Ph.D. degree at School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei University and YICT (Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology). Then, I have re-joined Samsung Electronics since 2017 and now I am working as a Senior Experience Planner at Next Generation Experience Planning Team of Samsung Electronics. (CV)

e-mail: sy.lee007@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Intelligent system design and development
  • Design methodology for interactive and intelligent system
  • Multimodal interaction technique design, development, and evaluation.
  • Cognitive effects of new technology on users.
  • Web-based service framework design, development, and evaluation.
  • Technology transfer

Teaching Experience

  • Convergence and Innovation, TA (Fall 2014)
  • Hardware Project, TA  (Spring 2014)
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics, TA (Fall 2011)
  • Physics, TA (Spring 2011)


  • Excellence Award, Creative ICT Convergence Korea 2015, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, South Korea (May 2015)
  • Excellence Award, In-company Idea Contest for Bada Open Platform, Samsung Electronics (April 2010)
  • Top Excellence Award, The third Digital Da Vinci Award, Yonsei University X Samsung Cooperate Design Center (Dec 2009)


Full graduate scholarship by IT Consilience Creative Program (NIPA-2014-H0201-14-1002), National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA), Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), Republic of Korea (Mar 2011 – present)

-This scholarship is awarded to those enrolled in this particular academic program and acceptance into this program was offered to only 10 % of the total applicants