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About

Jiabao Li (李佳宝) works at the intersection of emerging technology, art and design. Her work opens questions about technology's influence on human perception, identity, and emotion. Her research-based projects range from wearables, projections, drones, installations to scientific experiments. She holds a Master of Design in Technology degree with Distinction from Harvard GSD. Jiabao's work has been featured in Domus, TechCrunch, Yahoo, CCTV, Yanko Design. Her work has been shown in Milan and Dubai Design Week, ISEA, CHI, SIGGRAPH, AR in Action, and PRIMER. She is the winner of Fast Company Award, iF Design Award, Future Cities Contest, and ISWC Design Award.

Contact: stephlijiabao(at)gmail.com


Education

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design  2016 - 2018

M.Des. Design Technology, with Distinction

National University of Singapore  2011 - 2015

B.Eng. Electrical & Computer Engineering, Distinction Honors  

MIT Media Lab 2016 - 2018

Royal College of Art, Contemporary Art Practice 2018   

RWTH Aachen, Germany  2014  

 

Experience

Apple, Prototyping Designer 2017 - Present

Radical Department, Art Director 2019

Harvard University, Teaching Fellow 2017

 

award

iF Design Award 2018

Fast Company World Changing Ideas Award 2019

Milan Design Week, Ventura Future 2019

Dubai Design Week, Global Grad Show 2018

Ubicomp/ISWC Design Award 2018

Project Prize for Best Thesis, Harvard GSD 2018

Game Design First Place Award, CHI Play 2017

First Place, Cities for a Flying World 2017

Keynote Speaker, China VR & AR International Summit 2017

Keynote Speaker, AR in Action 2019

Hacking Art First Runnerup, MIT 2016

Harvard Art Show 2017, 2018

Innovation & Research Award, NUS 2015

 

PUBLICATION

SIGGRAPH | 2019 | TransVision: Exploring the State of the Visual Field in the Age of Extreme Augmentation

CHI | 2019 | Hypercept: Speculating the Visual World Intervened by Digital Media

Domus Innovation Issue | 2018

ISEA | 2019 | Vapor as Tectonic Element to Sculpt Microclimate in Architectural Space

ISEA | 2019 | TransVision, Twinkle

ISWC | 2018 | TransVision: Exploring the State of the Visual Field in the Age of Extreme Augmentation

DIS | 2019 | Diffusive Geometries: Vapor as Tectonic Element to Sculpt Microclimate in Architectural Space

TEI Art | 2018 | Twinkle: A Flying Lighting Companion for Urban Safety

IEEE VIS, TVCG | 2018 | DXR: A Toolkit for Building Immersive Data Visualizations

CHI Play | 2017 | CatEscape: An Asymmetrical Multiplatform Game Connecting Virtual, Augmented and Physical World

CHI Play | 2017 | MagicTorch: A Context-aware Projection System for Asymmetrical VR Games

Platform 10 | 2017 | Twinkle, Beach, Her

Platform 11 | 2018 | TransVision

Scientific Reports | 2014 | Laser hybrid nanostructuring of Si surfaces in air for SERS detection

Nanotechnology | 2014 | High aspect ratio SiNW arrays with Ag nanoparticles decoration for SERS detection