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Sangsu Lee

Sangsu Lee is an associate professor at the industrial design department at KAIST and leads the Next Interface lab, which studies more natural and human-centered future interfaces for everyone. After he received his Ph.D. at the Human-centered interaction design lab at KAIST, he worked at Samsung Mobile as a UX Lead and was designing user interfaces for the Galaxy series. Based on his experience in the design industry, he is interested in practical design research in the field of user interface design that bridges the gap between academic research and practice. Now he also leads NH Investment & Security - KAIST UX design research center.

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Sunok Lee

Sunok is undergoing a Ph.D. candidate at the Next Interface Lab. She has graduated from Hongik University, majoring in fine art sculpture and metal arts & design. With a creative artistic approach, her research focusing on art-based design methodology for speculative AI. She is passionate about designing a better user experience of future technology through Art x HCI.

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Minha Lee

Minha Lee is a master’s student after completing an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design at KAIST. She has experience designing research for user-centered approaches to conversational agents and videoconferencing. Her research interests are: Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Centered Design, User Experience, Communication/Collaboration with Technology.

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Yunjae J. Choi

Yunjae J. Choi joined Next Interface Lab in 2020 as a Master’s student. She graduated Handong Global University after majoring in industrial design and business & management. Her keen interest in users led her to research the multilingual user experience of conversational agents. She is passionate about studying user behaviors and defining design problems with qualitative methods.

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Wooseok Kim

Wooseok studied industrial design and computer science at KAIST and is currently attending a master's program. He is interested in discovering new empirical problems brought by new technologies. His current research concerns how users can engage in voice conversations without speaking directly in online communication.


Yeon Soo Kim


Yeon Soo is undergoing a Masters in Science degree at the Next Interface Lab. She has graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with Bachelors in Fine Arts degree in Industrial Design. With a background in toy-making and experience in designing for children, her passion lies in designing for society’s weak and the elderly. Currently, her research focuses on accessibility; she hopes for a future where the divergent user experiences of disabled and abled people become coalescent. 

Jonghak Choi

Jonghak Choi began his course of Masters degree since 2021. He studies discovering and applying design value from theoretical concepts related to organizational behavior to designing the user experience. Hoping to become a creative designer who presents attentive content to fit the objective, his interest is in gaining experience in various fields and trying new approaches.

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SuJeong Lee

SuJeong Lee joined Next interface lab as a new master 's student. She dreams to design a pragmatic utopia. She has a lot of experience in socal impact design projects and design thinking. SuJeong holds Bachelor’s degree in industrial design from KAIST.

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