Essays and Proceedings
02.2022 Shen Y. Supporting Student Mental Health in an information Design Class By Employing Approaches Derived From Positive Psychology Dialectics Vol. 3 Issue 1, AIGA Design Educators’ Community and Michigan Publishing https://doi.org/10.3998/dialectic.14932326.0003.106
01.2022 A brams M. Zajo K. Chan P. Shen Y. et al. A Health Literate Approach to Address Health Disparities: A Virtual Program for Parents of Children with Sickle Cell. Journal of Communication in Healthcare (YCIH)
06.2021 Shen Y., Sanders E.Exploring Experiential Information Environments
Communication + Place, SEGD Presentation Video, Essay
06.2021 Shen Y. Finding New Representations of Old Knowledge: A design study of visualizing I-Ching
Cumulus conference Roma 2021: Design Culture(s) online
02.2021 Shen Y. Case Study: Visualizing College Students Lives During the Pandemic
The Little Book of Global Health Design & Covid-19, Design Research Society (DRS) online
09.2019 Shen Y., Yu S. "Design for Empowerment: A case study of using information visualization to support and promote college students' subjective well-being" International Association Societies of Design Research (IASDR) 2019 Manchester, UK online
01.2019 Shen Y. Placing Graphic Design at the Intersection of Information Visualization Fields Digital Humanities Quarterly Vol 12, No. 4 online
06.2018 Shen Y., Goldberg-Miller S., Newton E. “Visualizaing the Confluence of Human Innovation and Natural Forces” MAKE 2018 AIGA Design Educators Conference, short paper. Indianapolis, IN online
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 https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2017.1331896
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. online
08.2019 The Beauty of Visual Language as Art exhibition. San Francisco Public Library
10.2018 RSD7 Visualizing Complex Systems Exhibition. Politecnico di Torino, Italy
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
Grants & Awards
2021 27th Annual Communicator Award (The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts)"A New Generation of Climate Activism: Twitter Data Analysis on Fridays for Future Movement"
2021 OSU Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) Teaching Grant
2020 Web Design Award (GD USA)"What Stresses Us Out + How We Deal with it"
2020 The Ohio State University The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme Open Grant "Reading Like a Victorian"
2020 The Ohio State University Research Seed Grant Studying Subjective Well-being on OSU Campus using Modern Machine Learning Techniques
2019 Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) subcontract Sickle Cell Trait – SCT Aware Education In-Person Visual Aid 2.0 and eBook 1.0
2019 The Ohio State University The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme Open Grant "How the Arts and Humanities can Benefit our Well-being"
2019 The Ohio State University Livable Futures Discovery Theme’s small grant program
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