Assistant Professor of Information & Interaction Design, Yonsei University
IID Website: www.yonseiiid.com
Chaehan So’s main research interest lies in applying psychological and artificial intelligence methods to analyze design-related phenomena, and to create psychologically-grounded ways of user experience. Dr. So has a strong interdisciplinary intent spanning from his degrees in electrical engineering, business, and social psychology. In Germany, he has gained over 13 years of experience as IT consulting (Accenture), as a coach for agile methodology and design thinking, and COO of an online media company. Previously, Dr. So has taught Design Management and Artificial Intelligence as Assistant Professor at Hongik University.
Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Humboldt University Berlin, 2009
M.S. in Business/Electrical Engineering, Technical University Berlin, 1998
M.S. in Management, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris, 1998
Courses and Current Research Areas
So, Chaehan. 2019. “What Makes Good Design? Revealing the Predictive Power of Emotions and Design Dimensions in Non-Expert Design Vocabulary.” The Design Journal 22 (33): 325–49.
So, Chaehan. 2018. “A Pragmatic AI Approach to Creating Artistic Visual Variations by Neural Style Transfer.” ArXiv.
So, Chaehan, and Jaewoo Joo. 2017. “Does a Persona Improve Creativity?” The Design Journal 20 (4): 459–75.