Yichen Lu is a doctoral candidate in Encore Research Group, Department of Design, Aalto University. She received her master of science degree from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Her background is Industrial Design and Design for Interaction. Her research is situated in design methodology, with a special focus on design goal setting and translation in the creative design process.
Yichen’s current research topic is how experience design can contribute to human flourishing in the context of the heavy industry workplace. This full-time doctoral study was involved in Fimecc UXUS research programme. As one of the organizers, she conducted the workshop “The Fuzzy Front End of Experience Design” during NordiCHI14.
Meanwhile she has been involved into teaching Experience Driven Design course in the master program since 2013. Besides, she is a tutor for Personal Project and an advisor and evaluator for master thesis.
She visited the following research groups abroad.
19.04- 01.05 2015 Interaction and Service Design Research Group (IxS) Linköping University
25.09-10.10. 2015 Media and Communication Design Department, Northumbria University, Newcastle UK & Open Lab, Newcastle University, Newcastle UK
06.11.2015 Positive Computing Lab, Sydney, Australia
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