Seonghoon Ban, Ph.D.

< Education and Experience >
, Graduate School of Culture Technology 2011.9 - 2018.8 KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Korea
B.S., Material Science and Engineering 2006.2 - 2011.2 KAIST, Korea

< Status >
Lecturer, School of Film, TV & Multimedia, 2018.3 - present. Korea National University of Arts, Korea.
Researcher, The Department of Interior Architecture Design, 2018.9 - 2019.8, Hanyang University, Korea.
Invited Researcher, CEDRIC Lab. 2015.5 - 2015.6, CNAM, France

Residency Artist, Kinetic Media Lab, 2016.7 - 2017.3, Asia Culture Center(ACC), Korea
Technician, Studio. KIMCHI and CHIPS, 2017.6 - 2018.7, Korea Collaborator, BIRDHAND,  2018.11 - present, Korea

< Biography >

  As an HCI researcher and media artist, Seonghoon Ban plans and produces various technology-based exhibitions and projects. Having completed his Ph.D. at KAIST's Graduate School of Culture and Technology, he has studied systems and interfaces that can give people new experiences. He is working on shape-changing displays that physically create different shapes depending on data and form real-time projection mapping. He has been working on an exhibition of media art that brings together the characteristics and behaviors of people and reconstructs them into a digital society and expresses the feelings that people feel in it.
  Currently, he lectures on real-time video production based on game engines at the School of Film, TV & Multimedia, Korea National University of Arts, also he offers lectures on design methods using realistic media at the Department of Interior Architecture Design, Hanyang University.

< Exhibition Projects >
• Thumbs Up, Director, Platform L contemporary art center, Seoul, Korea 2019.9
• Shake Up, Director, Platform L contemporary art center, Seoul, Korea 2019.2
• HALO, Worked as Kimchi and Chips studio technician, Somerset House, London, UK 2018.6 
• node 5:5, Worked as ACC Kinetic Media Lab(Director: Ryoichi Kurosawa, Creator: Hiroshi Matoba, Seonghoon Ban), Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea 2016.11-2017.3
• Virtual Mob, Korea Science Makers Challenge, Daejeon, Korea 2015.10
• City of Voices, Daejeon Science Festival, Daejeon, Korea 2015.10
• Vocatif, Worked as CEDRIC Lab(Director: Cécile Le Prado), Des Histoires d’art t d’interactivité, Paris, France 2015.6
• Sound Planet, Worked as EXP Lab(Director: Kwangyun Wohn), Dong-dae-mun Design Plaza (DDP), Seoul, Korea 2014.5 - 2016.5
• People, Worked as EXP Lab(Director: Kwangyun Wohn), Art Informel in Paris, LeeUngno Museum, Daejeon, Korea 2014.10 - 2015.6
• Robot Essay, Worked as EXP Lab(Director: Kwangyun Wohn), National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea 2015.5
• Spectrum of Sound, Worked as EXP Lab(Director: Kwangyun Wohn), National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea 2012.11-2014.10

< Research Projects >
• Development of VR Contents Scenario and Experience Design for Mental Health, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning 2018 - 2020
• Information Visualization and Interaction for the Tiled Display System, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) 2014 - 2016
• A Study of Eye-gaze based E-book System for Enhancing Reading Experience, High-Risk High-Return Program, KAIST 2014
• Interactive Contents Planning for Spherical Display, Design Experience, Decoree 2014
• Development of the VR Interface for Large-Scale Data Visualization, Visual Super Computing Team, KISTI 2013
• Planning for VR Interface using Projector, HRP Project, Korea Science Academy (KSA) 2012

< Publications >
• Directional Force Feedback: Mechanical Force Concentration for Immersive Experience in Virtual Reality , Seonghoon Ban, Kyung Hoon Hyun, Applied Sciences 2019
• Designing a User Participation-Based Bike Rebalancing Service , Seonghoon Ban, Kyung Hoon Hyun, Sustainability 2019
• Curvature-based distribution algorithm: rebalancing bike sharing system with agent-based simulation, Seonghoon Ban, Kyung Hoon Hyun, Journal of Visualization 2019
• Design and applications of shape-changing display with closed surface based on spherical coordinate system , Seonghoon Ban, KAIST Dissertation 2019
• Closing the Loop of Inspiration-to-Creation: Responding with Programmable Sphere, Seonghoon Ban, Shengen Lim, Byungjoo Lee and Kwangyun, MIT Leonardo journal 2018
• Sound Planet: An Interactive Sound Visualization on the Spherical Display for Group Work, Seong-hoon Ban, Kwangyun Wohn, ACM GROUP 2014
• Sound Surfing Network (SSN): Mobile Phone-based Sound Spatialization with Audience Collaboration, Sae-byul Park, Seong-hoon Ban, Dae-ryong Hong, NIME 2013

 < Patent >
• Video Communication Device and Auxiliary Device for Video Communication, Korea Patent Number 10-1427853, Korea Intellectual Property Office 2014

< Honor and Award >
• Korea Creative Content Agency VR content Contest , Grand Prize, Shake Up, 2019
• Artience (Art+Science) Idea People Contest, Prize of excellent works, Augmented Hologram, 2012
• 21th Yujaeha Music Concours, Indignity 2010

< Contact >