Cornell University
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Yoyo (Tsung-Yu) Hou

PhD Candidate

Areas of Interest

Human-Robot Interaction, Robots in Workgroups, Interaction Design, User Experience Design, User-centered Design


Yoyo (Tsung-Yu) is currently a PhD student in Information Science at Cornell University. His research focuses on Human-Robot Interaction, especially in work settings. He is also broadly interested in how technology affects our perception of other people and the environment.

Prior to Cornell, Yoyo worked at Asus as a user experience designer for the home robot Zenbo. He completed his master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction with Ergonomics in University College London, under the supervision of Yvonne Rogers. He holds two bachelor degrees: BSc in Psychology from National Taiwan University and BA in Product Design from Shih-Chien University.

He is currently working with Malte Jung.

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