Sang-won Leigh


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  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor

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  • ISEA2020

    Sang-won Leigh is an assistant professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. He received his PhD from MIT Media Lab. His research and art practice focuses on robotic and computational tools that work together with human users, with technology essentially becoming a natural extension of our hands. This way, he challenges the fear and criticism around AI and automation that they replace human endeavors, by showing how symbiotic machines can unlock new human explorations. The impact of his research spans from publications in top tier HCI conferences and journals such as CHI, TEI, NIME, ISEA, Leonardo and IEEE Pervasive Computing, to design awards and art exhibitions. Several of his works were awarded the Fast Company Innovation by Design Award, and have been exhibited at SIGGRAPH ASIA, CHI, TEI art galleries. His work A Flying Pantograph was included in the Otherly Space / Knowledge exhibition at the Asia Culture Center.


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  • United States of America

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