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Jonathan
Lai

ID

BACHELOR

I’m a maker, a tinkerer, a hacker, and basically in a constant state of discontent. Finding opportunities for creativity and problem-solving is my favorite pastime.

KeeLo

Social Physique Anxiety (SPA) is the self-consciousness about ones body in a social setting. Research on SPA as caused by the gym environment informed the design of Keelo, a system for educating and tracking the workout experience through an interface and updated equipment. The deliverable for this project is a standardized interface across selectorized weight machines. The more broad design goal is to lessen comparison and promote exercise motivated by health.

BLINQ: Tangible Interaction

Powered by Arduino and capacitive sensors, the BLINQ water bottle reminds users to drink every hour that they have not consumed water. This bottle illuminates to draw the user

YuMi: Transtibal Prosthetic

Inspired by professional wakeboarder and amputee Brandon Robins, YuMi (pronounced “You-Me”) encourages a return to an active lifestyle. Named after the traditional Japanese laminate bow, YuMi uses cost effective materials found in the sport of archery to naturally store and return energy during moments of heightened activity.

MSM: Mobile Shock Monitor

This project was a collaboration with UW’s Center for Commercialization. The proposed concept was for a device used to identify symptoms of shock in patients. The solution consists of a non-invasive probe attached to the patient’s hand, that is tethered to a portable device. This device; which can be mounted bedside near the patient, then evaluates and displays the sensor’s readings.

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TOTAL PROJECTS

112

For Girls: A Biological Handbook

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Evoque

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Shockmetrics

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King County Libraries

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Sound Transit

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Continuum

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Coffee Maker

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MSM: Mobile Shock Monitor

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Student Spotlight

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Audio Vision

IXD, Motion, Mobile, Systems, Consumer

Our Big Gay Debate

IXD, VCD, Graduate, Interactive, Information

Division of Design Timeline

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Get Used To It

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Concert Posters

VCD, Print, Capstone

EMP Visitor Guide App

IXD, Motion, Mobile, Capstone

Carbon Emissions from Livestock

IXD, Interactive, Information, Web, Sustainable

iPad Case

ID, Consumer

ACTIF

ID, Medical

Modern Expresso Machine

ID, Consumer, Environment

Wicked Fit

IXD, ID, Graduate, Interactive

Shock Monitor

ID, Consumer, Medical

BLINQ: Tangible Interaction

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Consumer

Ethos- a prosthesis for Cambodia

ID, Systems, Sustainable

Modern Space – Efficient Kitchen Island

ID, Sustainable, Capstone

Measuring Shock

ID, Consumer, Medical

Global Brigades

VCD, Branding, Print, Publication, Capstone

Prosthetics

ID, Medical

Brazilian Coffee Industry

VCD, Print, Information, Interactive

Rethinking Prosthetics

ID, Consumer, Medical

New Chinese Student Guide

VCD, Interactive, Print, Information, Web, Publication, Capstone

How Are You, World?

IXD, VCD, Interactive, Information

King County Library System Rebrand

VCD, Branding, Environment, Web

The Challenge

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Capstone

A Perfect Spy

VCD, Motion, Capstone

Volta Electric Charging Station

ID, Consumer, Sustainable

Medical Sample Collector

ID, Medical

iTwist

ID, Consumer

Beyond the Sound

VCD, Print, Publication, Capstone

iUGO: a shock-monitoring device

ID, Medical, Systems

Prosthetic Leg

ID, Medical

Sound Transit Rebrand

VCD, Branding, Print, Environment, Web

National Parks Campaign

VCD, Print, Systems

Seattle: Punishment Funded City

IXD, Graduate, Interactive, Information

The Record

VCD, Print, Environment

Amazon Rebrand

VCD, Motion, Branding, Print, Web, Environment

Espresso Machine

ID, Consumer

Uup! Your College Life

VCD, Interactive, Web

Shock Monitor

ID, Medical

Power to the Commuter

ID, Consumer, Sustainable, Capstone

High Heel Prosthetic

ID, Consumer, Medical

The Espresso

ID, Consumer

Flight Deck Concept Center

IXD, Information, Systems

Designing for Car Sharing

ID, Mobile, Systems, Consumer, Capstone

Crosslegged

ID, Consumer, Medical

Lego OASIS Physical Interaction

IXD, Graduate, Interactive, Motion, Consumer

Sound Transit Rebrand

VCD, Motion, Environment, Branding, Print, Web

Social Phones

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Web

Common Ground

IXD, Graduate, Mobile, Systems

Colorful Thoughts

VCD, Interactive, Information

Salty's Rebrand

VCD, Branding, Print, Capstone

YuMi: Transtibal Prosthetic

ID, Medical, Sustainable

iPad Case

ID, Mobile, Consumer

Working Corps

IXD, VCD, Interactive, Environment, Web

Marquee Magazine

VCD, Interactive, Print, Publication

Lasso

ID, Medical

The Hello Project

IXD, VCD, Interactive, Environment, Branding

Prosthetic Leg

ID, Consumer, Medical

Emergent Behavior in Systems

IXD, VCD, Graduate, Print, Systems