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Kathy Wang - AR/VR and Product Designer

Kathy Wang is an award-winning AR/VR designer and HCI researcher at UC Berkeley. She's fascinated by the future of technology and its potential to do good in the world. Her work explores the boundaries of reality and virtual reality.

Kathy is a four-time-winner of M.I.T. AR/VR Hackathon. She focuses on finding HCI design solutions for emerging technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality. She is skilled in 3D modeling, photo realistic rendering, 3D animation, Graphic Design, Packaging Design, Industrial Design, UI/UX, user research, motion graphics, rapid prototyping, video production, and AR/VR design.

She previously worked at 4A’s Advertising company Young & Rubicam and Industrial researcher at China Industrial Design Institute. Besides, she was also the producer of immersive pop-up exhibition “New York Magic Lab” and the chief interactive designer of “The Egg House” in New York City. 

Awards +

Red Dot Award

Winner of Brands & Communication | 2021 Germany

Jacobs Institute Innovation Catalyst Program - Fall 2021

Ignite Grant Recipents | 2021 UC Berkeley School of Engineering, USA

European Product Design Award
Winner in Life Science Design/Physical therapy and therapy products  | 2021 Europe

Design Intelligence Award (DIA)

Top 30 | 2021 China

National Technology Award

Finalist | 2021 UK

Dezeen Awards

Longlisted  | 2021 USA

The 5th International VR Awards

Finalist of VR Healthcare of the year  | 2021 USA

Covid-19 Healthcare App Challenge by Microsoft and IQVIA

3rd Place | 2021 USA

5G Transatlantic Lab: Hack the Hospital

Grand Prize Winner  | 2021 USA

San Francisco Design Week

Winner of VR/AR/XR  | 2021 USA

UC Berkeley

Distinguished Scholar Award | 2021 USA

Carnegie Mellon University

Merit Scholarship | 2021 USA

5G Transatlantic Lab: Hack The Hospital

First Place | Garage Stories, 2021 Spain

Cannes XR

Incubator nominee | 2020 USA

MIT Reality Hack

Best use of Nreal light | 2020 USA

MIT Hacking Arts 

2nd Place | 2019 USA

MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon

Best use of Vuforia | 2019 USA

MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon

UnderscoreVC Mentorship Prize | 2019 USA

Pratt Institute

President's List GPA 3.75 | 2019 USA

MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon

Grand Prize of VR | 2017 USA

Pratt Institute

President's List GPA 3.84 | 2017 USA

Exhibition +

Mobile World Capital (MWC) Barcelona, 2021 Spain

Interactive Exhibition: New York Magic Lab, 2018 USA

Interactive Exhibition: The Egg House, 2018 USA


The Reality of AR, VR, MR and Women -  Winning Women Series

Guest Speaker | 2021 July 29th USA

California State University, Fullerton

Guest Speaker | 2021 USA

Stony Brook University, New York

Guest Speaker | 2021 USA

NASA Johnson Space Center

Project Presentation | 2019 USA


UC Berkeley | 2021-2023

M.S. Design | San Francisco, USA

Pratt Institute | 2017-2020

B.A. Industrial Design | Brooklyn, USA

Domus Academy at Newschool of Architecture and Design | 2016

Exchange Program, Industrial Design | San Diego, USA


Project: Boost Board

Project: Ideate AR

Magic Leap | Jan 2019

Medium | Jan 2019

Intouch Solutions | Jan 2019

Next Reality | Jan 2019

Project: New York Magic Lab

Harper's Bazaar | April 2019

TimeOut New York  | Oct 2018

AMNY |  Sep 2018

Secret NYC | 2018

NYC Plugged | 2018

Evensi | 2018

Pasto Magic |  2018

Niagara Frontier Publications |  2018

Noproscenium |  2018

Project: The Egg House

The New York Times | 2018

AMNY |  2018

TimeOut |  2018

The Daily Meal | 2018

abc7ny | 2018

WWD | 2018

Project: Speakeasy VR

Intouch Solutions | Oct 2017

Excelsior |  2017



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