Meet the Innovators Under 35 - Group 3

Jinha Lee, Interactive Visualization Lab, Samsung Electronics

Finding more powerful ways to manipulate and interact with digital data.

Jinha Lee, Interface designer, Interactive Visualization Lab, Samsung Electronics

Jinha Lee is an interface designer exploring ways to harness humans’ kinaesthetic and sensory skills to interact with digital data. These days, he is working on next-generation interfaces as head of the Interactive Visualization Lab at Samsung Electronics in lieu of his national military duty. He is on leave from his Ph.D. studies at MIT Media Lab. At 2013 TED conference, he presented his inventions including 3D desktop where a user can “reach inside” the screen and a physical pixel that levitates and moves freely in three dimension. Previously, Jinha cofounded Eone, a tactile watch brand for “everyone,” including the visually impaired, and received his M.S. from MIT Media Lab and B.E. in Electronic Engineering from the University of Tokyo.

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Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.