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Jeffrey T.K.V. Koh

  • PhD, MA, BFA
  • Adjunct Lecturer
  • University of New South Wales
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Research interests

organic user interfacesux designinteractivityHRICultural Robotics

About

Jeffrey has spent most of his life so far in Toronto, Canada but has managed to live, work and study in Zurich, London, Rotterdam, Berlin, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo. He is a trans-disciplinary experiential designer who has worked on catwalk and fashion show designs for PRADA and Miu Miu, advertising and gallery curation for KesselsKramer, and architecture and exhibition designs for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture / Rem Koolhaas. Jeffrey is Co-Founder of Cliquefund. Cliquefund is a mobile, community patronage platform for socially-motivated startups. He was interviewed live on Channel News Asia in 2013 on the topic of crowdfunding. He was also featured on Digital News Asia and Tech in Asia. As an artist, Jeffrey has exhibited in venues such as the Barbican and Southbank Centre in London, United Kingdom, for festivals such as the Singapore Design Festival, and in galleries in Munster, Berlin, Vienna, Crete and Tokyo. As a scholar Jeffrey has performed demos, published papers and written book chapters in venues such as UBICOMP, CSCW, IEEE Haptics Symposium, SIGGRAPH, SIGDOC, ISMAR, ACM CIE, MONU Magazine and more. Jeffrey was an invited speaker at TEDx Zurich and PechaKucha, and has also spoken on panels at the ICA, The Art House Singapore, and other forums. He was also a PC member in ACE and UBICOMM, and was an invited reviewer for journals and conferences such as Leonardo, AHCI, DIS and CHI. Jeffrey has won awards for his research projects including the Creative Showcase Golden Award at ACE2010, and is a recipient of the NGS scholarship from the National University of Singapore. In the past he studied Semiotics and Fashion Photography, and was awarded his BFA in Monumental Kunst from the Aki Academy of Art and Design (ArtEZ) in Enschede, the Netherlands and an MA in Creative Practice for Narrative Environments from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London, United Kingdom. He earned his PhD at the National University of Singapore and was a visiting research scholar at Keio University, and visiting research scholar at NEC C&C Laboratories, both in Japan, where his research interests focus on various topics regarding organic user interfaces, robotics, tele-presence dining and experiential design. He was also previously a Department Editor for the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Crossroads (XRDS) magazine. He is a Mendeley.com Advisor and is a member of both the IEEE and ACM. Jeffrey is an Adjunct Lecturer at UNSW Art & Design, conducting research with the Creative Robotics Laboratory at the National Institute for Experimental Arts, and Leads the UX efforts at the National Gallery Singapore.

Co-authors (41)

Publications (5)

  • From Bob the Builder to Baxter the Builder

    • Rosenberg E
    • Haeusler M
    • Koh J
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  • A cognitive model for human willingness in human-robot interaction development

    • Dunstan B
    • Koh J
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  • Responsive multisensory environments as a tool to facilitate social engagement in children with an autism spectrum disorder

    • Brown S
    • Koh J
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  • Towards a Toolkit for Practising Experience Designers: Methods for Identifying, Conceptualising, Characterising, Measuring and Implementing Interactivity

    • Koh J
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  • Kitchen Media

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Professional experience

Adjunct Lecturer

University of New South Wales

January 2016 - Present

Peer

Australia Council for the Arts

March 2014 - Present

Lead UX

National Art Gallery, Singapore

January 2016 - June 2016(5 months)

Lecturer

University of New South Wales

November 2013 - January 2016(2 years)

Co-Founder

Cliquefund

February 2013 - February 2014(a year)

Researcher

National University of Singapore

July 2009 - August 2013(4 years)

Department Editor (XRDS)

Association for Computing Machinery

February 2012 - July 2013(a year)

Guest Lecturer

Singapore Institute of Management

August 2011

Visiting Researcher

Keio-NUS CUTE Center, Keio Univ. Graduate school of Media Design

December 2010 - August 2011(8 months)

Visiting Researcher

NEC Computers & Communication Innovation Research Laboratories

March 2011

Visiting Researcher

NEC Computers & Communication Innovation Research Laboratories

December 2010

Curator & Creative Office Manager

(KKOUTLET) KesselsKramer Communications Agency

January 2008 - February 2009(a year)

Visiting Design Researcher

International Design School for Advanced Studies (IDAS)

December 2007

Exhibition Designer (internship)

Office for Metropolitan Architecture

May 2007 - October 2007(5 months)

Experiential Designer (freelance)

Southbank Centre

April 2007 - June 2007(2 months)

Network Administrator (freelance)

V2 Institute for Unstable Media

February 2007 - April 2007(2 months)

Network Architect (freelance)

Sankt Oberholz

November 2005 - February 2006(3 months)

Lab Project Tutor (freelance)

Aki Acedemy of Art and Design (ArtEZ)

September 2005 - October 2005(a month)

Executive Assistant

Sphinx Productions

March 2001 - December 2001(9 months)

Barista

Starbucks Coffee

March 2000 - March 2001(a year)

Librarian Assistant

University of Toronto, Victoria College, E.J. Pratt Library

September 1998 - December 1999(a year)

Sales Assistant

Bookcity

September 1995 - December 1997(2 years)

Forest Ranger

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

May 1995 - September 1995(4 months)

Education history

PhD Integrative Sciences & Engineering

National University of Singapore

August 2009 - April 2015(6 years)

Graduate School of Media and Design, Keio University

December 2010 - August 2011(8 months)

MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design

September 2006 - June 2008(2 years)

BFA Monumental Kunst

Aki Acedemy of Art and Design (ArtEZ)

September 2002 - June 2005(3 years)

Certificate Foundation Art & Design

Ontario College of Art and Design

September 2001 - June 2002(9 months)

Semiotics & Communication Theory, University of Toronto

September 1998 - December 2000(2 years)