Ellen Yi-Luen Do
Professor • ATLAS Director of Partnerships and Innovation • A Creativity Machine Environment
ATLAS Institute • Computer Science


Ellen Yi-Luen Do invents at the intersections of people, design and technology. She works on computational tools for design, especially sketching, creativity and design cognition, including creativity support tools and design studies, tangible and embedded interaction and, most recently, computing for health and wellness.

She holds a Ph.D. in Design Computing from Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Design Studies from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a bachelor's from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. She has served on the faculties of University of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University and Georgia Institute of Technology. From 2013 to 2016, she co-directed the Keio-NUS CUTE Center in Singapore, a research unit investigating Connected Ubiquitous Technology for Embodiments. She enjoys playing the Djembe and performs at festivals and other venues with The Sensua Players.


A Demonstration of Season Traveller: Multisensory Narration for Enhancing the Virtual Reality Experience​

Asian CHI Symposium: Emerging HCI Research Collection​

Joinery: Parametric Joint Generation for Laser Cut Assemblies

The Light Orchard: an immersive display platform for collaborative tangible interaction