Curriculum Vitae

Leila Hyelip Lee


Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Lives & works in KW, Ontario, Canada


2020. 12 Doctor course completion

2016. 03~  

PhD. student

Department of Industrial Design

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) 


2011. 02~2013. 08  

Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Industrial Design

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) 


2005. 03~2011. 02 

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)

Department of Architecture

Korea National University of Arts (K-Arts)




2015. 02~06 Designer, Center of Human-Centered Interaction for Coexistence(CHIC), Seoul, Korea


2014. 02~10 Coordinator (Assistant curator), LeeUngno Museum, Daejeon, Korea

Exhibition “Lee Ungno, Estranger in West Germany”, MWA(Museum and the Web) ASIA conference  

2012. 08 Intern, Hanssem Design company, Seoul, Korea

2008. 09 ~10 Trainee – sound part, Daejeon culture and art center, Daejeon, Korea

2006. 03 Intern, OCA design office, Seoul, Korea 


Honors / Awards / Exhibitions

2017 Exhibition "Where is S?" at Daejeon 

2017 Exhibition "Aesthetic Calculation" at Seoul 

2013 Best Presentation Award at '2013 Korean

          Institute of Spatial Design (KISD) Spring


2011 Exhibiting at London Design Festival

2011 Red Dot Best Award

2009 Winning at POSCO Steel Structure Design





CAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Revit, Arduino

Rhino, Processing, Unity3D 

> Korean Food Cooking Certificate



  • H Lee, A Bianchi, ''YourSphere: Supporting Flexible Environmental Switching in Open-plan Workspaces via Augmented Reality." Archives of Design Research, 33(4), 43-53. .2020.

  • H Lee, S Je, R Kim, H Verma, H Alavi, A Bianchi, Partitioning Open-plan Workspaces via Augmented Reality. In n Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 2019

  • M Kim, O Choi, H Lee, BJ You, M Han, A Bianchi, 'Designing On-Body 2D Patterns to Enhance Subsidiary Communication for Telepresence Robots.' In 2018 27th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pp. 222-227. IEEE, 2018.

  • S Je, H Lee, M Kim, A Bianchi,"Wind-Blaster: a Wearable Propeller-based Prototype that Provides Ungrounded Force-Feedback." In ACM SIGGRAPH 2018 Emerging Technologies, p. 23. ACM, 2018.

  • H Lee, A Bianchi, ''Augmented Peripheral Artifacts that  Mediate Spatial Characteristics and  Users’ Behavior in Space.' DIS2018  workshop

  • H Lee, M Kim, B Lee, A Bianchi, ''An Artistic Provocation to Explore Effects and Opportunities of Virtual Surreal Spaces'. In Proceedings of the DIS 2018 Companion Publication of the 2018 Designing Interactive Systems Conference, pp. 81-85. ACM, 2018.

  • H Lee, S Je, A Bianchi, 'All4One: A Moderated Sketching Tool for Supporting Idea-Generation with Remote Users'. 7th international conference. International Association of Societies of Design Research Conference(IASDR). 2017, 

  • H Lee, Y Kim, A Bianchi. 'A Survey on Medical Robotic Telepresence Design from the Perspective of Medical Staff'. Archives of Design Research, 30(1), 61-71 .2017.

  • H Lee, Y Kim, K Lee, D Yoon, B You, ‘Designing Appearance of a Tele-presence robot, M4K : A case study’, the 24nd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) workshop, Kobe, Japan, Aug. 2015. 

  • H Lee, H Kim, ‘Silhouette Interaction Translator’, Museums and the Web (MWA) Asia Conference, Oct. 2014.

  • H Lee, Y Kim, M Kim, ‘Come on in! : A Strategic Way to Intend Approachability to a Space by Using Motions of a Robotic Partition’, Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Gyeongju, Korea, Aug. 2013.

  • H Lee, M Kim,  ‘Examples and Design Direction for Kinetic Adaptive Space’, Korea Institute of Spatial Design (KIDS) Spring Conference, 2013.

  • Y Kim, J Bae, J Rhim, H Lee, H Ku, S Jung, M. Kim, 'The effect of interaction modality for facial-constrained robots in domestic environment', Proceedings of the 16th ACM Conference on Computer supported cooperative work companion (CSCW), San Antonio, TX, Feb. 2013.

  • H Lee, K Kim, H Kang, H Park, Y Kim, M Kim, ‘How to Express Robot's Emotion through Artificial Subtle Sound Feedback’, Korea Society of Design Science (KSDS) Spring International Conference, 2012.

  • H Lee, Y Jung, J Rhim, M KIm, State Feedback Design for the Future Robotic Computer’, HCI Korea, Spring conference, 2011.

  • Y Jung, J Rhim, H Lee, M Kim, Appearance Design for the Future Robotic Computer based on Scenario Analysis’, Korea Society of Design Science (KSDS) Autumn International Conference, 2011.