Youngwook Do is a PhD student at the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, advised by Dr. Sauvik Das and Dr. Gregory Abowd. He explores how to design and implement a novel tangible interface to bridge the gap between the physical and virtual worlds for cyber security and digital privacy.
He has worked on building a wide range of tangible interfaces, using various actuation and sensing techniques with conventional and novel computational materials. Research projects that he worked on has been published at leading conference venues in HCI such as CHI and UIST, and has been featured in media outlets including WIRED, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Getting Smart.
On the side, he has posted the Medium postings to share his research interests.
Also he produced music for professional uses including a soundtrack for a research paper video, and released his album in many music streaming services including Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music as his artist name ₩oog Doe.
Before he joined Georgia Tech, he was a member of Morphing Matter Lab (directed by Dr. Lining Yao) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and NoRILLA, a CMU spinoff founded and led by Dr. Nesra Yannier.