Austin Seungmin Lee is a designer and educator living and working in the US. A former Research Assistant at the MIT Media Lab's Tangible Media Group, Lee has explored system design for collaborative drawing and sharing 3D information. Previously, Lee was awarded the National Space Grant and worked at NASA JPL as a visual strategist, where he was in charge of the technical development of an interactive installation that promoted the Juno mission. He has received design awards for his work from the Red Dot and the Adobe Design Achievement Award. His projects were shown internationally at CHI, UIST, SIGGRAPH Asia’s Emerging Technologies program, IDSA's International Conference and the Swiss Design Network Conference. As the lead coordinator and visual interaction designer in a team representing South Korea, he presented an interactive design installation piece at the London Design Biennale 2016 at the Somerset House in London. At Skype and Microsoft, Lee has worked on the interaction design for various products related to AR applications, wearable computing, videoconference systems and speech interactions, which include Skype's HoloLens companion experience. Lee is currently an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University in the School of Design. MS, Media Arts and Sciences, MIT; MFA, Media Design, Art Center College of Design; BFA, Kookmin University.
Carnegie Mellon School of Design, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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