Caroline Yan Zheng is a designer and researcher in fashion, wearable-tech and experience design. Trained in ESMOD Paris in fashion design and making, she also holds an MA in Fashion Future from London College of Fashion. She currently conducts a PhD research at the Royal College of Art. At the moment her practice involves experimental affective robotics for the communication of emotion and explore new dynamics on human-machine relations mediated by such agency. Her work frequently involves the materialisation of feelings employing materials that are embedded with computational intelligence and generate aesthetic serendipity at the same time. She is passionate on cross-disciplinary collaboration.