Byeong Cheol (BC) Hwang

Industrial design professor


  • B.E., industrial engineering, SOONGSIL University
  • M.S., industrial engineering, The University of Oklahoma
  • Ph.D., industrial engineering, The University of Oklahoma


  • More than two decades of experience working in and teaching UX design, including at Samsung, Hyundai Securities Co. and University of Oklahoma's School of Industrial Engineering
  • More than 60 patents applied and registered worldwide, including in Korea, China, Japan, U.S. and Europe

Awards, recognitions and honors

  • iF Communication Design Award in Product Interface, Music Square, 2011
  • iF Communication Design Award, Tic Toc UX, 2010
  • iF Communication Design Award, US Mobile Experience, 2010
  • International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Mustang UX for America, 2010
  • iF Communication Design Award, YP-P3 Haptic UI: Touch and Haptic Interface, 2009
  • Designer of the Year, Samsung Electronics, 2007
  • Ergonomics Society of Korea (ESK) Design Award, 3D Human Interface, 2003

Publications and Presentations

  • Dissertation: "Methodology for the Selection and Evaluation of Computer Input Devices for People with Functional Limitations," University of Oklahoma, 2001.
  • M.S. thesis: "Identification of Stable Asymptotic Performance on Computer-based Cognitive Tests," by Byeong Cheol Hwang, Robert E. Schlegel and Randa L. Shehab, University of Oklahoma, 1997.