Dr Indae Hwang

Dr Indae Hwang

Dr Indae Hwang


Department of Design

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Graduate research supervisor

Dr Indae Hwang is a Melbourne-based interactive artist and designer, researcher and lecturer in the Department of Design at Monash University.

Before commencing his academic career at Monash, Indae Hwang worked as an art director for Pentabreed, a Design Firm based in Korea, for four years. His main interest has been to design meaningful user experiences with new emergence of digital technologies. His interests have been reflected in diverse commercial works with leading companies of the industry in Korea, such as Samsung and LG.

Hwang's interest in user experiences and newly emerging digital technologies has been extended on his doctoral research and current interactive artworks. Hwang's interests of research focus on critical reflections on our relationship with emerging digital technologies through the form of interactive arts. By doing so, he argues the significant role of our critical reflections in embracing the recent emergence of digital technologies into our contemporary techno-society.

Along with the research activities, Hwang teaches User Experience and Interactive Design. His teaching focuses on helping students with utilising newly emerging media technologies in order to design rich user experiences in their design works.

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Best in Category wins for Monash Design at the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards and a new Chair appointment

Monash Design researchers have taken out two "Best in Category" wins and Associate Professor Leah Heiss has been announced as the incoming Chair of the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards.


Hand Hygiene Compliance

Positive behaviour change through design.

Project GLOOK

Exploring the feasibility and acceptance of a wearable device that monitors blood glucose in patients with diabetes and the effectiveness of real time physician feedback in modifying health behaviour.

Hobart Smarter Bus Stop and Shelter Competition

Design for a modular bus stop and shelter that promotes connection, reducing waiting anxiety and enhancing the overall travel experience.