Jinwook Seo is the first professor who founded an HCI research program in Seoul National University. He is teaching graduate and undergraduate HCI courses and an information visualization course at the graduate level. His research interests include user interface design, interaction design, information visualization and visual analytics. As a director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, he helps his students find their potentials as young researchers and design their own research goals. Under his guidance, members of the HCI Laboratory perform various research projects derived by their own interests and passions, as well as engage in several interdisciplinary research projects with collaborators in other research fields, industries and government. He received his Bachelor's and master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Seoul National University, Korea, and Ph.D in the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at University of Maryland, College Park, USA.