Myounghoon "Philart" Jeon
Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
- PhD, Engineering Psychology and HCI, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012
- MS, Engineering Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010
- Film Scoring Expertise Institute, Yonsei University, 2007
- MS, Cognitive Science (Cognitive Engineering), Yonsei University, 2004
- BA, Psychology & Sociology, Yonsei University, 2000
Philart is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences and the Department of Computer Science at Michigan Tech and director of the Mind Music Machine (tri-M) Lab. He also directs the Center for Cyber-Human Systems at ICC (Institute of Computing and Cybersystems) at Tech. His research areas encompass HCI, HRI, Auditory Displays, Affective Computing, Assistive Technologies, Aesthetic Computing, and Automotive Interface Design. His research has yielded more than 120 publications across top peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Now, he is editing a Handbook of Affective Sciences in H/F and HCI. He received his PhD from Georgia Tech in 2012. Previously, Philart worked at LG Electronics and was responsible for all of their automotive user interface design and sound design. His research has been supported by NIH, DOT, MDOT, MTTI (Michigan Tech Transportation Institute) and industry partners. Philart serves as an Associate Editor of MIT Journal Presence and chair of Affective Design Technical Committee of IEA (International Ergonomics Association). He has been actively working in international conferences as a session/program chair, program committee, and workshop organizer (ICAD, AutomotiveUI, HFES, CHI, MobileHCI, UbiComp, etc.). In addition, Philart has led many other industry projects in collaboration with Toyota, Hyundai-Kia Motors, General Electric, Samsung Electronics, Equos Research, and Panasonic Automotive, etc. His works have been recognized by awards, such as the IF Communication Design Award, and the Korean Ergonomic Design Award as well as best papers in the flagship international conferences.
- Human-Computer Interaction/ Human-Robot Interaction
- Auditory Displays/ Sonification
- Affective Computing/ Emotional Design
- Automotive User Interfaces
- Assistive Technology for Special Populations
- Aesthetic Computing/ Media Art
- Jeon, M., Gable, T. M., Davison, B. K., Nees, M., Wilson, J., & Walker, B. N. (2015). Menu navigation with in-vehicle technologies: Auditory menu cues improve dual task performance, preference, and workload. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 31(1), 1-16.
- Jeon, M. Walker, B. N., & Gable, T. M. (2015). The effects of social interactions with in-vehicle agents on a driver’s angry level, driving performance, situation awareness, and perceived workload. Applied Ergonomics, 50, 185-199. Read More
- Jeon, M., Walker, B. N., & Yim, J-B. (2014). Effects of specific emotions on risk perception, driving performance, and perceived workload. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 24, 197-209.
- Jeon, M. Walker, B. N., & Gable, T. M. (2014). Anger effects on driver situation awareness and driving performance, Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 23(1), 71-89.
- Riener, A., Jeon, M., Alvarez, I., Zambonelli, F. (2014). Special issue on the social car: Socially-inspired mechanisms for future mobility services. Pervasive and Mobile Computing 14, 66-70.
- Walker, B. N., Lindsay, J., Nance, A., Nakano, Y., Palladino, D. K., Dingler, T., & Jeon, M. (2013). Spearcons (Speech-based earcons) improve navigation performance in advanced auditory menus, Human Factors, 55(1), 157-182.
- Jeon, M., Walker, B. N., & Srivastava, A. (2012). “Spindex” (speech index) enhances menu navigation on touch screen devices with tapping, wheeling, and flicking gestures, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 19(2), 14:1-27. Read More
- Jeon, M., & Walker, B. N. (2011). Spindex (speech index) improves auditory menu acceptance and navigation performance, ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), 3(3), 10:1-26. Read More