E Roon Kang

Assistant Professor at Parsons.
Co-founder of research initiative, 908A.
Operates design studio, Math Practice.
New York, Seoul, Honolulu.

E Roon Kang lives and works in New York, where he operates Math Practice — an interdisciplinary design and research studio, with an interest in studying, evaluating, and criticizing everyday systems and their pursuit of efficiency. He is also a co-founder of 908A, a research initiative and consultancy that focuses on constructing new design tools.

E Roon is an Assistant Professor of Interaction Design at Parsons School of Design, where he served as the director of the BFA Communication Design from 2017 to 2020. He was appointed as TED Senior Fellow, worked as a research fellow at SENSEable City Laboratory of MIT, and received Young Guns award from Art Director’s Club.

His work has been selected as an inaugural project of LACMA’s Art + Technology Lab; received NSF Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge; shown in places including MoMA, Seoul Museum of Art, and Seattle Public Library; and presented as a part of the Seoul Biennale of Architecture & Urbanism and Venice Biennale of Architecture.

E Roon served as visiting critic for schools including Yale School of Art, Cornell Tech, MIT School of Architecture, University of Seoul, and RISD; taught courses at Bauhaus-University Weimar, SUNY Purchase, NYU ITP, and Rutgers University; and gave talks at TED Conferences and Cannes Int’l Festival of Creativity among others. He holds an MFA in graphic design from Yale.