Hi! I am
Ariel Wang
A PhD student studying Human-Computer Interaction at University of California, Santa Cruz.
UX Design

Coming from an industrial design background, I have experience in designing UX products such as mobile applications, IoT services, and websites.

UX research

I have a range of UX research experiences using both qualitative and quantitative methods.


I have mentored undergraduate and master's students at Indiana University in research projects to help them explore potential career paths.

About me

I am a Bay Area-based PhD student studying Human-Computer Interaction and design at the University of California, Santa Cruz. My research interests are in health and social media. I am working with Dr. Christina Chung on research projects that supports the well-being of teenagers through social media.

I hold a Masters in Design at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, focusing on interaction design and service design. Previously, I worked as a UX designer and an associate researcher at Taiwan Design Research Institute.

Research Projects

My research interest is in health and social media, focusing on dental health management through collaborative systems, and how teenagers build and develop healthy eating through social media.