Young-ae Hahn

Young-ae Hahn is a postdoctoral researcher at Aalto University in Helsinki, since 2012. With her training in design research and information & interaction design, she is currently studying (i) how unique knowledge is produced and developed into innovative ideas in the design process, and (ii) promoting sustainable behaviour, especially with food consumption, in Finland. Before coming to Helsinki, she graduated with a Ph.D. in Design from the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology in 2009 (Dissertation: Semiotic constituents and abstractness of mediating artifacts in Design Research). She also worked as an information architect and interaction designer for SamsungSDS.