Ruojia Sun is driven by a future where physical interactions are a part of our everyday lives, allowing people to engage with the world in new ways. She is also passionate about making sure that everyone is included in this future by broadening and diversifying who can use and create interactive technologies. Ruojia is always exploring new ideas, but her main research interests include tangible interaction, human-robot interaction and novel fabrication approaches for technology design. Ruojia received her BS and MEng in mechanical engineering, with a concentration on robotics, from Cornell University. Outside of the lab, Ruojia is engaged in ballroom dancing and social activism.
Chris Hill, Ruojia Sun, Ellen Yi-Luen Do. 2022. “What to Design Next: Actuated Materials and Soft Robots for Children,” ACM CHI 2022 Workshop 39: Actuated Materials and Soft Robotics Strategies for Human Computer Interaction Design. pdf (New Orleans, LA—May 1, 2022).