SeiJin Na is currently a Ph.D. student within the department of Design Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her research interests involve redesigning living environments to resolve key worldwide challenges of an aging society. Her research objective is to create a design guideline or test methodology in the design process for creating human-centered space.
Prior to her enrollment at UW–Madison, SeiJin practiced for several years as an Architectural Designer in Korea. During her years, she participated in several outstanding design projects which collaborated with an award-winning design firm UN Studio in the Netherlands. She also has experience working as a research intern at the Architecture and Urban Research Institute and joined an architecture rules and regulations paper funded by the Korean government.
Education and Relevant Experience
M. Arch, Architecture, Cornell University
B. Arch, Architecture, Hongik University
Awards and Recognitions
Graduate School Fellowship, School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison | 2020
Earl R. Flansburgh Merit Award, Cornell University | 2013
Merit-based Scholarship, Hongik University | 2008-2010
Korea National Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship, Korean government | 2007
- Design Studies: PhD