Leon Lu is a Resident Research Fellow at the Interactive Media Arts Program, NYU Shanghai. He has a Bachelors degree in Chemistry from Delhi University (New Delhi, India) and a Masters in Design from OCAD University (Toronto, Canada).
He is a designer, maker and researcher who is fascinated by the impact of technology on human behavior. He also has a background in advertising, working with Fortune 500 companies at Wieden and Kennedy, New Delhi. His future work is centered around human computer interaction through tangible interfaces highlighting concepts of persuasive design and calm technology.
Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, Leon worked at as a Research Assistant at The Visual Analytics Lab at OCAD University.