Faculty and Staff

HyukJae H Yoo

Professor • Department of Art

HyukJae Henry Yoo is a designer, an educator, a researcher, and an artist. He comes to William Paterson University Art Department to develop the Industrial & Product Design curriculum. He has been a professor of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute in NYC, and has served the role of directing the all-institute Pratt DAHRC(Digital Arts and Humanities Research Center), which engages in multi-disciplinary research, development, applications, and solutions which seeks to bring about deep empathetic integration of the timeless values with the ever-changing technology. At a given moment, he conducts 70-plus active research efforts through his Pratt and NYC research circles and his studio ePari LLC. His research and development topics span across humanities, technology, design, arts, and entertainment, including categories such as Virtual & Augmented Reality, commerce and education in digital age, and aesthetics of motion. He has played key roles over the last twenty years in bringing to the Pratt and NYC creative community crucial technologies and initiatives, some of which includes 3D CAD, 3D printing, 3D scanning, Motion Capture, Digital Draping, and Virtual & Augmented Reality. He lectures, writes, and advises on design, humanity, and technology for museums, cultural organizations, educational institutions and policy makers around the world. Some of his corporate clients and collaborators include BMW, Boeing, Chrysler, PepsiCo, Proctor & Gamble, General Mills, Gucci, Herman Miller, McNeil Associates, MET, New York Historical Society Museum, Philip-Morris, Red Bull, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Samsung, Timex, TEDx, Verizon, Victoria’s Secret, Warner Brothers, and YSL.



Other Industrial Design, Pratt Institute Brooklyn, NY


Industrial Design, Product Design, User Experience Design, Digital Experience Design

Representative Publications

Co-inventor and designer of a new product for personal body resting device; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 2020
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Notable Courses Taught

Industrial Design
3D Design

119 Power Art Center

Tuesdays Common Hours and by Appointment