Kwangyun Wohn
KAIST
South Korea

Kwangyun Wohn is Professor and Founding Dean of the GSCT (Graduate School of Culture Technology) at KAIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology). Before he joined at KAIST, he had been with Harvard University as Lecturer, and with University of Pennsylvania as Assistant Professor. Having returned back to his home country, Korea, he had been with Computer Science Department for fifteen years, until he established a new graduate school, Graduate School of Culture Technology in 2005. Major activities and accomplishments include: Director of Virtual Reality Research Center which is a national center of research excellence, Founding President of Korean Society of Human-Computer Interaction, Founding President of Korean Society of Performing Art, and Editorial Board of British Computer Society. While his research interest spans the broad range of the intersection between art and science – from theoretical aspects to practicalities – he focuses his research efforts to the application of virtual reality technology to various cultural artifacts such as stage performances, museum exhibitions and entertainment contents.