Wayne Chung is an associate professor and director of Undergraduate Studies. Chung's research and work span medical systems and devices, robot design, consumer and industrial products. Chung utilizes design research methods and develops new processes to understand the person in context. This essential approach enables insight and appropriate innovation within a world of complexity. Material, aesthetics, fit and other user experience variables can only be designed once the problem is appropriately framed and considered relative to the human, artifact and environment context.