Younghyun Chung

Graduate student researcher
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh

email: younghyun.chung ~at~
CV/resume: available upon request

Younghyun Chung is a doctoral student at the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology in University of Pittsburgh. He is an engineer and artist with interests in assistive technology and interactive media art. His vision is to design systems that improve the welfare of humankind. With this goal in mind, he implements the idea that will benefit broad audiences, especially those who have limited access to technology’s diverse applications.

Using digital media technology, Younghyun is developing media art pieces focused on participation of the audience so that they can have extraordinary experience over their everyday life. His past works include an adaptive photography system and a wheelchair drawing system that provide platforms for people with disabilities to express themselves artistically beyond their limitations and to reach their full potential. Younghyun studied computer science at Seoul National University, Korea and then went on to receive a master’s degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University prior to coming to Pittsburgh.