ruhan yang
PhD Student • MS, CTD—Creative Industries '21 • TOY DESIGN, PAPER CRAFT
ATLAS Institute

Ruhan Yang is a design engineer who never stops exploring and creating. She has been designing educational toys and tools for many years and hopes to bring opportunities to more children through her designs. Ruhan received her Master of Science degree in Creative Technology and Design and Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from CU Boulder.



  • S. Sandra BaeRishi VanukuruRuhan YangPeter GyoryRan ZhouEllen Yi-Luen DoDanielle Albers Szafir. 2022. Cultivating Visualization Literacy for Children Through Curiosity and Play. In Proceedings of IEEE VIS 2022, (Oct.16-21, 2022—Oklahoma City, Oklahoma).
  • Sandra BaeRuhan YangPeter GyoryJulia UhrDanielle Albers Szafir, Ellen Yi-Luen Do. Touching Information with DIY Paper Charts & AR Markers, (2021) in IDC '21: Interaction Design and Children, June 2021 Pages 433–438, 24 June 2021,
  • Ruhan Yang, Cody Candler, and Ellen Yi-Luen Do. 2020. EdBoard: An Educational Breadboard, (to appear) In Proceedings of the Interaction Design and Children Conference 2020 (IDC'20). DOI: (London, England (virtual)–June 17-24, 2020).