Ted Jinseup Shin

Ted Jinseup Shin, Assistant Professor in Industrial Design, received his MFA Degree in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001. Previous to that, he earned his BFA degree in Product Design from the Yeungnam University in Korea. He worked for Samsung Electronics in Korea for seven years where he designed various products, including Samsung's first clamshell-type cell phone, which changed their entire production line. After he received his MFA, he taught several Industrial Design courses at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Illinois for five years. Currently he teaches Intermediate ID, Model Making, Advanced ID II, and advanced visualization techniques at Metro. Ted's interests are product-people interaction design, cultural design, new materials and technologies, and creativity. He is a member of IDSA and actively working with national and international companies as a professional design consultant.