Yoon Chung Han

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Most Recent Affiliation:

  • San José State University, Graphic Design, Assistant Professor

Past Affiliation(s):

  • California State University


  • San Jose, California, United States of America



  • SIGGRAPH 2019

    Yoon C Han is an interactive media artist and award-winning interaction designer. Over the past ten years, she has created a wide range of interactive 2D/3D audiovisual art installations including biologic art using physical computing, web-based data visualization, biometric data sonification, generative art, and musical interface design. Her principal interest in interactive art/design has been in exploring new multimodal experience using the human body data and audiovisual components. She has investigated the new ways of visualizing sound and sonifying visuals in many different forms such as interaction design, data visualization/sonification, interactive art installations, and sound visualizations. Her recent research focus was on multimodal interactions using body data, in particular on creating a personalized experience in media arts using biometric data visualization and sonification. Her works have been presented in many international exhibitions, conferences and academic journals such as ACM SIGGRAPH Art gallery, Japan Media Arts Festival, London Science Museum, Media City Seoul, ZKM, NIME, ISEA, ACM Multimedia, IEEE Vis, and Leonardo Journal.

    She earned her bachelor and the first Master degree at the Seoul National University, and her second master degree at Design | Media Arts, University of California, Los Angeles. She worked at Samsung Electronics in S. Korea as a graphic designer and was a visiting researcher/data visualization specialist at SENSEable City Lab, MIT in Cambridge, MA. She holds Ph.D. in Media Arts and Technology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is currently an assistant professor in the department of design in the San Jose State University.

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