May 5 2021 UChicago CS has ten papers at CHI2021 (seven from our lab). We presented them all live at our mini symposium! You can watch all the talks in our youtube livestream Apr 28 2021 Together with Pattie Maes (MIT media lab) and Lewis Chuang (LMU) we are organizing a special interest group at CHI21 about "Physiological I/O" Please join us for our meeting (during CHI, live) Apr 14 2021 PSD wrote an article about our Ada Lovelace Week! Read the article here. Mar 15 2021 Update on CHI21: we have 7 accepted papers with one Best Paper and one Honorable Mention Award Check all our CHI papers, workshops and activities here. Feb 15 2021 Craig Schultz (Northwestern) is giving a talk at the lab. Learn more about Craig here. Feb 14 2021 Happy new year = DIY lab dumplings by Zoe. Learn more about Zoe here. Feb 12 2021 We have 7 accepted papers at CHI 2021; pre-prints coming soon! Excited for CHI21. Feb 2 2021 Elevate video is out, this is a walkable pin-array for large shape-changing terrains (coming up at CHI21, a project by MAKinteract lab at KAIST in collab with our lab). Click to watch video. Feb 1 2021 Yunyi Zhu (MIT CSAIL) is giving a talk at the lab. Learn more about Yunyi here. Jan 25 2021 Manivannan Sivaperuman Kalairaj (National University of Singapore) is giving a talk at the lab. Learn more about Manivannan here. Jan 11 2021 Lab secret santa was a lot of fun! Jan 4 2021 Joyce, Arjun and Antony join the lab, welcome! Dec 16 2020 Jun wins Suzuki Postdoctoral Fellowship (only four awarded) at UChicago! Learn more about Jun here. Dec 15 2020 Dasha receives an honorable mention from CRA as Outstanding Undergrad 2021! See all winners here. Dec 2 2020 Alex gave a talk on ongoing work at the MRS Fall Meeting. Learn more about Alex here. Nov 30 2020 Hiroshi Ishii (MIT Media Lab) Distinguished HCI Lecture at UChicago! Watch the keynote here. Nov 10 2020 Ken Nakagaki (MIT Media Lab) presenting at the HCI club. Join the HCI club here. Nov 9 2020 Cathy Fang (CMU) presenting at the lab. Learn more about Cathy here. Oct 29 2020 Tanzeem Choudhury (Cornell) Distinguished HCI Lecture at UChicago! More info here. Oct 26 2020 Karrie Karahalios (UIUC) Distinguished HCI Lecture at UChicago! More info here. Oct 22 2020 UIST 2020 is over, thanks Jasmine, Shan-Yuan and Yujie for SV service! More info here. Oct 21 2020 UIST 2020 is happening: our HandMorph paper received Best Paper Award (Jun, Shan-Yuan, Zoe and Pedro). More info here. Oct 19 2020 Pedro is a mentor in the ACM UIST Doctoral Symposium. More info here. Oct 1 2020 Yudai Tanaka, Romain Nith, Pengyu Li and Yujie Tao join the lab! Oct 16 2020 Day 4 (last one!) of our Ada Lovelace Week! See full schedule here. Oct 15 2020 Day 3 of our Ada Lovelace Week! See full schedule here. Oct 14 2020 Day 2 of our Ada Lovelace Week! See full schedule here. Oct 14 2020 Lab outing by the lake: celebrating CHI deadline and everyone being safe! Oct 13 2020 Day 1 of our Ada Lovelace Week! See full schedule here. Oct 12 2020 Anind Dey Distinguished HCI Lecture at UChicago! Oct 5 2020 Chris Harrison Distinguished HCI Lecture at UChicago! Oct 1 2020 Jas is talking at Chicago SIGCHI local chapter! Sep 29 2020 HCi Club #11 Helen Huang (guest talk) on "EMG-based Human-machine Interface". Join the HCI club here. Sep 1 2020 HCI club#10: Sara Sebo talk on HRI. Join the HCI club here. Aug 18 2020 HCI club#9: Critical Race Theory in HCI (Invited Talk). Join the HCI club here. Aug 4 2020 HCI club#8: Robert Kovacs guest talk. Join the HCI club here. Jul 8 2020 Skill share with Romain continues! Jul 6 2020 Pedro is giving a mini lecture at Sowmya's SENG 310. Jun 30 2020 Jas and Pedro present: CHI 2020 Smell, Taste, & Temperature Symposium. See all talks here. Jun 26 2020 SkillShare with Romain continues! Jun 25 2020 Haptics Symposium is underway! (Pedro serving as Social Media Chair). Jun 19 2020 Pedro and Jun at UIST PC meeting Jun 16 2020 SkillShare with Romain continues. Jun 5 2020 ChicagoCHI (Shan-Yuan & Yuxin present) Chicago's SIGCHI ACM Chapter Jun 3 2020 SkillShare with Romain! May 27 2020 Pedro presents at GermanCHI (CHI 20 replacement event). Talks here. May 26 2020 Jas, Shan-Yuan, Pedro and all other CHI20 papers from UChicago are presented in the CHIcago Symposium! Watch here. May 20 2020 Pedro presents the "Human Computer Integration" paper at CHI Down Under (CHI2020 replacement event). April 19 2020 Romain teaching a SkillShare on PCBs! It was amazing! Thanks everyone for attending. May 13 2020 Pedro presents the "Human Computer Integration" paper at CHIcambridge (CHI2020 replacement event). Watch here. May 7 2020 CHI2020 viewing party online. April 28 2020 First ever UChicago HCI CLUB! Topic: what makes a good thesis! More info here. April 16 2020 Tea Time: Lab hangout! April 14, 2020 Kailin teaching a SkillShare on sketching! It was amazing! Thanks everyone for attending. Apr 2 2020 Final presentations of HCI Class (Emergent Interface Technologies 2020). Thanks all the students for the amazing projects and talks. March 31 2020 Pedro teaching a SkillShare on audio procesing and signal processing! Thanks everyone for attending. March 18 2020 Yu She is remote visiting too! March 17 2020 Pedro hands the Special Recognition Award to Prof. Jun Rekimoto for Possessed Hand paper at Augmented Human 2020 Conference! March 12 2020 For the safety of everyone, Pedro preemptively closed the lab for social distancing! Stay safe! March 12 2020 Alex Ion is speaking at UChicago (welcome back Alex!) March 2 2020 David Lindlbauer is speaking at UChicago (welcome back David!) February 26 2020 UChicago is filming at our lab! February 13 2020 New York Times came to take pictures of our CHI 2020 Wearable Microphone Jammer. February 11 2020 Triple trouble: visits to Jaeger Lab; (2) Irvine Lab; and our lab! Thanks Baudoin and Severine for hosting us! February 6 2020 Romain Nith (McGill) gave a talk at our lab! February 6 2020 Pedro gave a talk at Triple Helix. Triple Helix. January 30 2020 Yudai Tanaka (UofTokyo) gave a talk at our lab! January 28 2020 Terra Edwards passed by our lab! January 25 2020 Pedro speaks at RIT's HCI colloquium (hosted by Roshan Peiris) and visits Michelle Carr at Roschester University. January 9 2020 Chris Hill (Boulder) visits the lab! December 16 2019 Haijun Xia (UCSD) visits the lab (hosted by Ravi)! December 12 2019 Michael Polsky visits the lab! December 9 2019 Nicolai Marquardt (UCL) visits the lab! November 12 2019 Lab hangout. October 29 2019 Alexandra Ion (ETH) visits the lab! October 28 2019 David Lindlbauer (ETH) visits the lab! October 25 2019 Our collaborator Rei Konno (KEIO sfc) came to visit! October 25 2019 Physical Sciences Division council comes to the lab for demos and a talk! October 24 2019 Cedric Honnet visiting our lab and giving a talk! October 23 2019 Wow! Shan-Yuan Teng also got the Honorable mention for best talk at UIST! Double award on his paper, yay! October 22 2019 Shan-Yuan Teng presents his UIST paper on a shape changing floor (with collaborators from NTU) and gets honorable mention award for Best Paper! Watch video here. October 21 2019 We presented our haptic device, aeroplane, at at UIST's demo session, also on next day in the paper track! Thanks to Andrea Bianchi and his team at KAIST for this collaboration! Watch video here. October 15 2019 Akifumi Takahashi (Electro-Communications Tokyo) joined the lab as intern! Welcome! October 11 2019 Fadel Adib (MIT) was visiting our department today. October 11 2019 Doga Dogan (MIT CSAIL) was visiting our lab today and gave a talk. September 30 2019 Joint lab meeting with Sihong Wang's Lab. September 27 2019 Pedro serves as jury for Futures Design Challenge 2019. September 26 2019 Pedro gives a talk for REPLICA (Berlin's art & science project). September 25 2019 Jaeyeon Lee visited the lab. Learn more about Jaeyeon. September 24 2019 Jun and Pedro demo at CNBC! Watch video here. September 23 2019 Yang Zhang (CMU) visited the Lab! September 23 2019 Jingxuan Wen (predoctoral student) arrived in the lab! Welcome! September 20 2019 Celebrate CHI submissions! September 3 2019 Zoe Liu (predoctoral student) arrived in the lab! Welcome! September 1 2019 We had to say goodbye to Romain! New PhD students Jasmine and Alex arrived in Chicago. August 27 2019 Aaron last day! We made a custom made board game for Aaron's goodbye (also our first board game night!). August 23 2019 Mayhem, laser cutter arrived and lab construction is underway. August 20 2019 Hang out and work session with Ka Moamoa (Josiah's group at Northwestern) and Nabil! August 19 2019 Japanese TV came all the way to interview Jun! August 16 2019 Home made lunch (by Marco and Pedro) for Michael's last day! Happy Michael's day. August 9 2019 We are sad to see Lydia and Eva go, but they will rock the CS World! August 2 2019 We got the Grand Prize for Revolution Research at SIGGRAPH 2019 (eTech), for our work on Preemptive Action, which was awarded by Laval virtual in partnership with SIGGRAPH. August 1 2019 We are sad to see Elliot Kahn go, but he will be having lots of fun overseas! Thanks for all the help! In the meantime, we welcome Pengyu Li and Zhehao Li to the lab! July 31 2019 Jun and Daniel are at SIGGRAPH demo'ing Preemptive Action (together with our collaborator Shunichi Kasahara from Sony CSL)! July 26 2019 Gizmodo wrote this article about our work on agency, in particular Preemptive Action (CHI'19). July 26 2019 UChicago News wrote a piece about our Cerebral Cortex and CHI papers. July 19 2019 IEEE Spectrum wrote a piece about our Preemptive Action paper (CHI'19). July 10 2019 Lab outing for (dumpling) dinner with Fred Chong's EPIQ lab! July 9 2019 CDAC Internships are all underway! Welcome Medha too! July 6 2019 Our Preemptive Action paper (CHI'19) was selected to the Best of CHI'19 event in Mumbai, organized by the Indian HCI community. July 1 2019 Medha Goyal (CDAC intern) joins the lab for this summer! Welcome! June 26 2019 Pedro receives best PhD dissertation award at University of Potsdam, Germany. Award handed by Oliver Günther (President of the University) and Jann Jakobs (former-mayor of Potsdam). June 21 2019 Shan-Yuan Teng's first day in the lab. Followed by ping pong celebration and dinner. June 19 2019 Pedro and Jun invited to the Neuro ICU by Dr. Fernando (UChicago), thanks for the visit! June 17 2019 Romain Nith (McGill) and Ted Kim (UChicago, CDAC) joined the lab! June 7 2019 Simeon and Aaron defend their practicum with style and fantastic live demos. June 5 2019 Peggy Mason visits the lab! June 5 2019 Sam Volchenboum and Josiah Hester visit the lab! May 31 2019 Marco and Pedro invited to Museum of Science and Industy's after hours event (current exhibit is on wearables, go hck it out!). May 30 2019 Jas Brooks gives a lab tour to 5th graders from Day Star Academy! May 22 2019 Akifumi Takahashi gives a talk a the lab about EMS! May 21 2019 Fernando Goldenberg visits the lab! May 20 2019 Best of CHI'19 selection by Pedro & Jun at our lab meeting! May 19 2019 lab outing to mitsuwa: we might have gone overboard with japanese snacks! kudos to jas for organizing. May 16 2019 Angelika Zissimopoulos visits the lab! Also, Marco and Pedro got a tour of Logan's Kiln by Amber Ginsburg! May 15 2019 Pedro was a respondent at the lovely meeting Automatic Recognition and Analysis of American Sign Language organized by Diane Brentari (UChicago) and Karen Livescu (TTIC). May 3 2019 Pedro received an Best Video Communication award at CHI 2019 for his work Trussformer which he co-authored with Robert Kovacs (primary investigator, HPI). May 7 2019 Jun received an Best Paper Award Honorable Mention at CHI 2019 for his work at th University of Tsukuba that allows you to experience the view of a smaller person, with Kenji Suzuki. May 6 2019 We just presented two CHI papers (and Jun presents his tomorrow as well!). Lukas presented our EEG/EMS paper and Shun presented our agency/EMS paper! May 3 2019 Pedro received the Outstanding Dissertation Award 2019 by the University of Potsdam for his PhD thesis at the Hasso Plattner Institute. May 2 2019 Two CHI'19 papers accepted, presentations ready for Glasgow! Also Jun will present this paper that he authored while at the University of Tsukuba. May 1 2019 11 amazing VR demos in class, students rocked! April 27 2019 Pedro teaches signal processing to over 100 middle school girls that take part in CompileHer 2019. April 19 2019 SIGGRAPH eTech demo accepted, demo ready for LA! April 19 2019 First sad day in the lab, Steven's visit is over. Lab made a home cooked meal and hand made zine for Steven! See you in Belgium! April 15 2019 Three new PhD students next fall! Introducing: Jasmine (CS, Duke) and Shan-Yuan (CS, NTU) and Alex Mazursky (ME, Miami, OH). April 15 2019 Michelle Carr visited the lab. April 15 2019 Sihong Wang visited the lab. April 8 2019 Lab outing to Thalia Hall/Dusek with Gierad Laput who visited UChicago. April 3 2019 We started a new class: CMSC 23220: Inventing, Engineering and Understanding Interactive Devices! March 21 2019 Lab outing to the Museum of Science and Indusry; opening of the wearables exhibit. We met Ivan Poupyrev, Anthony Banks and Behnaz Farahi. March 15 2019 Aaron, Jake, Lydia and Simeon joined the lab. March 15 2019 We organized our own PhD Visit Day for Alex Mazursky!. March 14 2019 Ted Kim is visiting UChicago. March 13 2019 Ludwig Wall is visiting our lab and gives a talk on his work on Laser Stacker and Metamaterials. March 13 2019 Ed Wang is visiting UChicago. March 12 2019 We are doing a stretchable and soft electronics hands-on workshop at our graduate class! First MADD and CS joint workshop. March 9 2019 HCI lab hangout. Lunch at the plant and SAIC's MA closing show. March 8 2019 PhD visit day at UCHicago CS! Jasmine and Shan-Yuan visited the lab. Many thanks to our colleague Ben Zhao for an amazing visit day. March 5 2019 Garrett Johnson visited the lab. March 1 2019 We met Kyle Jamieson who was visiting UChicago. February 27 2019 David Freedman visited the lab. February 25 2019 Steven and Pedro went to visit Josiah Hester at Northwestern. February 22 2019 Andrey Rzhetsky visited the lab. February 14 2019 We met Marshini Chetty who was visiting UChicago. February 11 2019 Howard Nusbaum visited the lab. February 8 2019 Leslie Kay visited the lab. January 28 2019 Pedro speaks at MIT Media Lab (host by Pattie Maes and Michelle Carr) January 25 2019 IEEE VR PC meeting. January 10 2019 Folks from CAT visited the lab and our department. January 8 2019 Hooray! This is Steven's first day at the lab. Nitesh also started working with us! January 8 2019 We just started our new class Emergent Interface Technology (graduate level). January 7 2019 Lab just started! This is Jas' first day (and Pedro's too). Press? Click here for a complete list of press articles about our work.