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Human-Computer Interaction Design

Gilang Pradana

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Email: gilang.pradana.1@city.ac.uk

Room: A211, College Building

Website: http://pradana.info

LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/gilangandi


PhD Research Student


Gilang is currently pursuing his Doctoral Degree at City, University of London. He holds a Master's Degree in Media Design from Keio University in Tokyo, and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. With a strong background in User Interface and Experience Design, he also spent an immersive residency in three leading centres of design and innovation: Keio Media Design in Tokyo, Pratt Institute in New York, and Royal College of Art + Imperial College in London, as part of Global Innovation Design program. He has worked as a front-end developer and UI/UX designer at several startups in Tokyo.

His current research focuses on supporting interpersonal emotion regulation with technology.

Research interests

Affective Computing, Multisensory Communication, Wearable Technology, User-centred design


Cheok, A.D. and Pradana, G.A., Virtual Touch. 2016. In Scholarpedia of Touch (pp. 837-849). Atlantis Press.

Braun, M.H., Pradana, G.A., Buchanan, G., Cheok, A.D., Velasco, C., Spence, C., Aduriz, A.L., Gross, J. and Lasa, D., Emotional priming of digital images through mobile telesmell and virtual food. 2016. International Journal of Food Design, 1(1), pp.29-45.

Pradana, G.A , Zhang, E.Y., Cheok, A.D. and Morisawa, Y., Delivering Haptic Sensations in Mobile Marketing. 2015, November. In Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology.

Choi, Y., Tewell, J., Morisawa, Y., Pradana, G.A. and Cheok, A.D., Ring* U: a wearable system for intimate communication using tactile lighting expressions. 2014, November. In Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (p. 63). ACM.

Pradana, G.A., Cheok, A.D., Inami, M., Tewell, J. and Choi, Y., Emotional Priming of Mobile Text Messages with Ring-Shaped Wearable Device using Color Lighting and Tactile Expressions. 2014, March. In Proceedings of the 5th Augmented Human International Conference (p. 14). ACM.

Cheok, A.D., Tewell, J., Pradana, G.A. and Tsubouchi, K., Touch, Taste, and Smell: Multi-sensory Entertainment. 2013. In Advances in Computer Entertainment (pp. 516-518). Springer International Publishing.

Pradana, G.A., Yamamoto, J., Nishide, R. and Takada, H., Utilizing Pass-By Connection for Supporting On-Campus International Communication. 2011. Information Processing Society of Japan, Osaka, Japan.