Master's Student in Computer Science

University of California, Davis, Advisor: Kwan‑Liu Ma, Hao-Chuan Wang

Sept 2018 — Present

Bachelor of Arts and Science in Human-Computer Interaction (Individual Major)

University of California, Davis Advisor: Kwan‑Liu Ma

Jun 2018


University Researcher (Master's Thesis Program)


Sept 2019 — Present

Data Visualization Intern


Developed a working prototype that visualizes the scheduling and performance of a set of multiple auatonomous agents.

Jun 2019 — Aug 2019

Graduate Student Researcher

VIDI Labs, University of California, Davis

Jul 2017 — Present

Graduate Student Researcher

CSC Lab, University of California, Davis

Mar 2018 — Present

Junior Application Developer

UC Davis Information and Education Technology

Developed single page web application that enables administrators to easily monitor website data usage and server status. Worked on full stack, frontend and backend, by using AngularJS, MongoDB, Restify and Node.js.

Jun 2017 — Mar 2018

Learning Experience Design Intern

Beta Lab

Developed a self-documenting kit that visualized the development of DIY projects using Raspberry PI and MATLAB. Implemented at a charter school in Sacramento.

Jun 2017 — Mar 2018

UI/UX Intern

Flagship Creative Firm

Researched clients’ profile and needs, and developed wireframes, branding concepts, and color mockups.

Jun 2016 — Sept 2016

Front-End Developer

Women's Resources and Research Center

Designed and developed past two versions of the website using HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap3.

Jan 2016 — Jun 2018


Spinneret: Aiding Creative Ideation through Non-Obvious Concept Associations

Suyun Bae*, Oh⁠-⁠Hyun Kwon*, Senthil Chandrasegaran, and Kwan⁠-⁠Liu Ma, Accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2020 (*equally contributed)



MOSAIC: Supervision of Multi-autonomous Systems

A visual language that provides a high-level abstraction of multi-autonomous agents

Aug 2019

Learning about Disease Associations in Taiwan

A novel visual metaphor of a bacterium with its features (shape, size, color) representing different aspects of disease co-occurrences

Apr 2018

Design Exhibitions

Sit on Data

A data-driven parametric bench where users can feel data by sitting.

In Progress


Created an immersive installation that showcases California's land subsidence at SOFA Chicago 2017. Built motion graphics and projection using Processing

Oct 2017


Created an interactive exhibition featured at the Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco for the OneClimate event. Featured at AIGA & ISAD - San Francisco.

Mar 2017

Honors and Awards

Richard C. and Joy Dorf Engineering Graduate Fellow

2019 - 2020

NASA-JPL's Master's Thesis Fellow

2019 - 2020

Preparing Engineers for the 21st Century Fellow

2018 - 2019

2018 Honorable Mention Visual Storytelling Award, IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium

Learning about Disease Associations in Taiwan

Apr 2018

Judge's Selection, CONNECT EXPO 2017


Oct 2017

UC Davis Organizational Research Expo


May 2017

Better Together - AIGA IDSA


May 2017


SOFA Chicago 2017 Exhibition: CONNECT EXPO 2017

Oct 2017

AIGA and IDSA: Better Together Design Exhibition

May 2017

'OneClimate' a Call to Arms

May 2017


Computer Science