Hayoun NohResearch Affiliate

Hayoun Noh
Hayoun Noh is a research affiliate with the Tangible Media Group at the MIT Media Lab.
Her research lies at the intersection of psychology and HCI, focusing on designing technology-mediated approaches that increase autonomy in digital environments to better support the identities, narratives, and self-curations of marginalized individuals. She applies theories and frameworks from both fields to develop new theoretical frameworks aimed at refining the design of digital spaces and technologies to meet the unique needs of vulnerable users.
In addition to her role at MIT Media Lab, Hayoun is pursuing a doctoral degree in Computer Science at the Human-Centered Computing Group at the University of Oxford. She is also a full-time HCI researcher at Yonsei University, leading multiple research projects on governmental grants. She received a BSc in Information and Interaction Design from Yonsei University and an MSc in Human-Computer Interaction from University College London.
Hayoun has delivered various teachings and presentations at multiple global institutions on a wide range of topics, including Interaction Design, User-Centered Digital Health, Qualitative Methods and Mixed-Methods in HCI, Conducting Qualitative Research in Sensitive Settings, and more.