Junnan Yu
20172022

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Biography

Junnan Yu is an Assistant Professor in the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Residing at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction, Learning Sciences, and Design, his research focuses on studying and designing playful technology-mediated learning experiences for young people, investigating the roles that social context plays in supporting such learning, and innovating design research in educational contexts. Before joining PolyU Design, Junnan was a Temporary Research Faculty in the Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder and once a research intern in the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Junnan earned his PhD in Information Science from the University of Colorado Boulder, a Master's degree in Design from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design from Zhejiang University.

Research Interests:

  • Interactive Learning Technologies
  • CS and AI Education for Young People
  • Human-Computer Interaction and Children
  • Design Research

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Master of Science, University of Colorado

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Colorado

Bachelor of Engineering, Zhejiang University

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