Johnny Chung Lee
Johnny Chung Lee is a Researcher in Microsoft Corp.’s Applied Sciences Group and explores novel input and output devices that can improve interaction with computing technology. His main responsibilities include advising the direction of existing hardware product lines and developing prototypes that may be developed into new products.
Lee joined Microsoft in June 2008 after graduating with a doctoral degree in human-computer interaction from Carnegie Mellon University. His research work spans a variety of topics including projection technology, multitouch input, augmented reality, brain-computer interfaces and haptics. Lee is best known for his video tutorials on using the Nintendo Wii remote to create low-cost whiteboards and virtual reality displays, which have garnered over 10 million views. In 2008, he was named to the prestigious TR35 list presented by Technology Review magazine to recognize the top 35 researchers in the world under the age of 35.
Lee enjoys photography, filmmaking, playing music and finding new projects that usually end up consuming his free time.