We always look for creative and motivated students to work on various design research projects.
If you are interested, please contact us
, duetlab@cornell.edu



Dr. So-Yeon Yoon
Associate professor, Design & Environmental Analysis, Cornell University

So-Yeon Yoon's research agenda is focused on effective design and design communication via emerging technology to better understand human responses to design and the interaction with the computer mediated interface. She has authored a book on usability of VR technology for design and web design, and co-authored color and in health care environments, and written over 50 articles in design and human-computer interaction journals and proceedings. Prior to joining Cornell, Yoon taught and directed the graduate program of design with digital media at the University of Missouri, Columbia for 12 years.
She completed her doctoral degree in Information Technology at the University of Missouri in 2004. She holds two master's degrees from the same school and Pusan National University, Korea in Design Communication and Interior Design. Yoon's professional background includes five years working in interior design, architecture, and interface design.

Dr. Alan Hedge
Professor, Design & Environmental Analysis, Cornell University

Alan Hedge is also a Research Professor  in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Syracuse University. He directs the Human Factors and Ergonomics teaching and research programs. Prior to joining Cornell,  he ran the Graduate Program in Applied Psychology and Ergonomics at Aston University, Birmingham, U.K. His research and teaching activities have focused on issues of design and workplace ergonomics as these affect the health, comfort and productivity of workers. He has co-authored a book on  Healthy Buildings, and co-edited Advances in Ergonomics Modeling and Usability Evaluation and the Handbook of  Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods, published 38 book chapters and over 200 articles on these topics in the ergonomics and related journals and proceedings. He is a Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (U.S.A.), of the International Ergonomics Association, of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (U.K.). He is a founding member of the International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ). He is on the editorial board of the journals Ergonomics, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics, Journal of Environmental Psychology, Journal of Human Environment Systems, and the Journal of Architectural and Planning Research.

lab fellows

Dr. Kevin Wise
Associate professor, Advertising, University of Illinois

Kevin Wise's research explores how different features of online media affect cognition and emotion. This research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Computers in Human Behavior, CyberPsychology & Behavior, Communication Research, Media Psychology, and the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. Wise is an active member of the International Communication Association (ICA) and the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR). He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University and his doctorate from Stanford University.


Dr. Koo-Hyoung Lee
Co-Founder/CTO, NeuroSky Inc. San Francisco, CA.

Koo-Hyoung Lee is a chief technology officer of a Brain-Computer Interface technologies company, NeuroSky.

Dr. Hyunjoo Oh
Research director, Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida

Hyunjoo Oh’s research is focused on visual aesthetics in product designs, symbolic meaning as brand strategy, luxury brand consumption, the role of design on e-commerce conversion rate, retailing, and international retailing. Her work has appeared in various peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Business Research, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, and Psychology & Marketing. She has developed international retailing curriculum with federal grants (https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/iret/) and has conducted numerous consulting projects with national and international retailers (e.g., Naturalizer, Famous Footwear, Hess, Sweetbay Supermarkets, Win-dixie supermarkets, Beallsflorida.com, Outback Steakhouse, Home Depot, and Casa Ideas). Before she joined the University of Florida, she taught at the University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and North Carolina State University. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Seoul National University, Korea and her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Susan Sung Eun Chung
Doctoral student

Susan Sung Eun Chung is a doctoral student in DEA's PhD program in Human Behavior and Design. Her research focus is on understanding the relationship between the physical environment and creativity and she is currently investigating the effect of ambient attributes on creative performance via emotion-cognition interaction. She earned her bachelor's degree in Interior Design from Michigan State University and her master's degree in Interior Design from the University of Florida.


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