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Morphing Matter Lab

Human-Computer Interaction Institute, CMU

Research Assistant

Spring 2021-

Carnegie Mellon Racing Formula SAE Electric

Monocoque Chassis and Special Projects Captain

Fall 2022 -

Steering Wheel and Seat System Lead

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

Avient Corporation

Industrial Design Intern

Summer 2022

Teaching Experiences

SCS HCII Special Topics: Inclusive Tangible and Material Interfaces

Adjunct Instructor

Instructor - Lining Yao

Spring 2022

Design Studio I - Survey of Design

Teaching Assistant

Instructors - Stephen Stadelmeier, Stacie Rohrbach

Fall 2022

School of Design 3D Lab

Machine Shop Monitor

Spring 2022


Carnegie Mellon University

BDes in Industrial Design

Minor in Physical Computing

Fall 2019 - Spring 2023

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

High School Dual Enrollment

Fall 2017 - Spring 2019


Humphrey Yang, Tate Johnson, Ke Zhong, Dinesh Patel, Gina Olson, Carmel Majidi, Mohammad Islam, and Lining Yao. 2022. ReCompFig: Designing Dynamically Reconfigurable Kinematic Devices Using Compliant Mechanisms and Tensioning Cables. In Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '22). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 170, 1–14.

Tate Johnson, Humphrey Yang, Lining Yao. 2022. Automated Morphing Food Production for Deep Space Travel. SpaceCHI 2.0 Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction for Space Exploration. 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '22).

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