Yvonne has a ME (Engineering) from University of Auckland, BA (Industrial Design) from the National University of Singapore and believes in creating products that have a tangible impact on users' lives. Before joining AHLab she worked as a product and UX designer in Tware, a haptic wearable tech startup making smart pressure jackets for individuals with sensory processing disorders.
Her Masters research is on immersive technology for learning - developing guidelines for the design of educational virtual reality content for children.
Sridhar, P. K., Chan, S. W. T., Chua, Y., Quin, Y. W. and Nanayakkara, S. C., 2019. Going beyond performance scores: Understanding cognitive-affective states in Kindergarteners and application of framework in classrooms. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 21, pp.37-53.
Chua, Y., Sridhar, P.K., Zhang, H., Dissanayake, V. and Nanayakkara, S.C., 2019, October. Evaluating IVR in Primary School Classrooms. In 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality Adjunct (ISMAR-Adjunct) (pp. 169-174). IEEE.