10.2017 “From Software Engineering to Information Design” International Association Societies of Design Research (IASDR) 2017 Fundamental Research Session,long paper. Cincinnati, OH
06.2017 Panel organizer and presenter.“Visualizing As Thinking” Converge: Disciplinarities and Digital Scholarship.AIGA Design Educators Community Conference Los Angeles, California.
02.2018 Words in Characters, Books as Vehicles. Earl & Virginia Green Art Gallery, Biola University, CA
12.2017 Shanghai Visual Art and Design Exhibition 2017. Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China
07.2017 ChinaVis Data Visualization Poster Exhibition. Qingdao, China
04.2017 The Art of Language in Asian Culture juried Exhibition, Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, East Asia Library of Stanford University.
08.2016 Research through Making The Ohio State University Department of Design Faculty Exhibition, Urban Art Space, Columbus, OH
02.2016 A Sense of Place juried exhibition, President’s Gallery, University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
02.2018 Shen Y. A Tale of Two Cities - Visualizing Air Quality in Salt Lake City and Beijing ico-D Communication Design, Interdisciplinary and Graphic Design Research Journal vOL 5, NOS. 1-2, 91-102 online
11.2015 Shen Y. Reading and Interaction – Books in the Digital Age Circle Magazine (Issue 10, November 2015 cover story) Taiwan. Print.
05.2015 Shen Y. Visualizing SLC Air Pollution in 35 Years and What It Tells Us. Editorial. Deseret News [Salt Lake City] 7 May 2015. Print. Web.
03.2015 Brunner E., Shen Y. Connecting Across Oceans Over Air. Civic Media Project. The MIT Press, 10 Mar. 2015. Web
Grants & Awards
2017 The Ohio State University Cancer Control Program Seed Award
2017 The Designing Leaders Project: Visualizing the Leadership Narratives of Persons with Design Backgrounds Leadership Research Grant, Fisher Leadership Initiative
2016 University of Utah Faculty Research & Creative Grant - Visualizing Air Quality Changes in Major U.S. Cities
2015 First place in the Debut Paper Competition at Broadcast Education Association (BEA) - collaborated with Dr. Ye Sun and Miao Liu.
2014 University of Utah Teaching Grant - Interactive E-Book - The Future of Narrative Communication
2013 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Creative Project 2nd Place Award
2011 American Graphic Design Award, Graphic Design USA | 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) Innovation in Interactive Media in Education Semifinalist, Adobe Systems | 2011 BEA(Broadcast Education Association) Award of Excellence (Interactive Media Educational Category) | 2007 STA (The Society of Typographic Arts) Scholarship:Jack Weiss Founder Award (First Prize)| 2007 Creative Quarterly Graphic Design Bronze Award (Issue 7) New York, New York | 2006 Applied Arts magazine Student Award in Web Design Toronto, Canada | 2005 American Design Awards: Graphic and Web Design Awards San Diego, California