Rundong ‘Kevin’ Tian is a human-computer interaction researcher at Shaper Tools, where he is currently designing woodworking tools that empower craftspeople. Previously, he received his PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. In his dissertation research, he explored new workflows and interactions for digital fabrication tools by building and evaluating interactive systems. Thematically, his work considers how technology might engage and extend human capabilities, illuminate tacit knowledge, support creative practices, and understand user workflows.

Berkeley, CA
rutian [at] berkeley [dot] edu