Projects and Funding

Current

Enhancing Human Abilities and Social Interaction in Context-Aware Pervasive XR

  • Role & Period: Principal Investigator, University of Calgary (2022/04–2027/03)

  • Source of Support: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant

  • Total Award Amount: $145,000 (CAD), and $12,500 (CAD) of Discovery Launch Supplement

Developing Realistic On-Farm Experience in VR

  • Role & Period: Research Supervisor, University of Calgary (2022/05–2022/08)

  • Source of Support: The Simpson Centre and SSE Summer Studentships

  • Student Recipient: Anh Nguyen

  • Total Award Amount: $7,500 (CAD)

Increasing Social Presence with a Virtual Agent using a Physically Interactive Robotic Unit

  • Role & Period: Research Supervisor, University of Calgary (2022/05–2022/08)

  • Source of Support: SSE Summer Studentships

  • Student Recipient: Jason Nguyen

  • Total Award Amount: $5,000 (CAD)

Investigating the Effects of Vibrotactile Feedback in Immersive VR Safety Training

  • Role & Period: Research Supervisor, University of Calgary (2022/05–2022/08)

  • Source of Support: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA)

  • Student Recipient: Kanchan Shrestha

  • Total Award Amount: $6,000 (CAD)

UofC–KAIST Workshop on the Future of eXtended Reality

  • Role & Period: Workshop Lead, University of Calgary (2022/02–2024/03)

  • Source of Support: International Research Partnership Workshop Grant, UofC International

  • Total Award Amount: $10,000 (CAD)

University of Calgary Start-up Funding

  • Role & Period: Principal Investigator, University of Calgary (2021/09–2024/08)

  • Source of Support: University of Calgary

Past

Applied Machine Learning for Social Development of Children with Autism

  • Role & Period: Postdoc (Jan 2021–Jul 2021)

  • Source of Support: Amazon – AWS Machine Learning Research Awards (MLRA)

Augmented Reality Agents with Pervasive Awareness, Appearance, and Abilities

  • Roles & Periods: Postdoc (Feb 2019–Dec 2020), Graduate Research Assistant (Aug 2018–Dec 2018)

  • Source of Support: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Enhanced Perception and Cognition in Augmented Reality

  • Roles & Periods: Postdoc (Feb 2019–Dec 2020), Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2018–Dec 2018)

  • Source of Support: Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Human-Surrogate Interaction

  • Role & Period: Graduate Research Assistant (Mar 2014–Dec 2017)

  • Source of Support: Office of Naval Research (ONR)

3D Display and Capture of Humans for Live-Virtual Training

  • Role & Period: Graduate Research Assistant (Sep 2012–Sep 2014)

  • Source of Support: Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Development of Experience Tour Technology based on Mobile Mixed Reality

  • Role & Period: Graduate Research Assistant (Mar 2009–Dec 2010)

  • Source of Support: Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST)

  • 모바일 혼합현실 체험투어 기술 개발

Virtual Culture Reproduction by Augmented Reality Technology

  • Role & Period: Graduate Research Assistant (Mar 2009–Aug 2009)

  • Source of Support: Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency (KIPA), and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST)

  • 증강현실을 이용한 문화재 가상 체험 콘텐츠 개발