2020 Positions for PhD Students and Postdocs

UPDATE: We have received more than 30 applications from students interested in joining the research of Professor Michael Nebeling and his team. We’re very excited by that. Thank you! We will internally review applications and start contacting shortlisted candidates after January 9th, 2020. It is our hope that final decisions are made and can be…… Continue reading 2020 Positions for PhD Students and Postdocs

Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Research Positions

Update: Thank you to everyone who has applied with the lab. It was exciting to see so much interest. We have added 8 new research assistants and 8 new independent study students to the lab. This was really the maximum we could do for next semester. The Information Interaction Lab at the University of Michigan School of Information is…… Continue reading Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Research Positions

Josh Guberman joining as PhD student

We’re happy to announce that Joshua Guberman will enter the UMSI PhD program in Fall 2018, and will be working in the Information Interaction Lab as a research assistant. He will be advised by Michael Nebeling and Sile O’Modhrain. Josh describes himself as a social-sciences researcher, a tinkerer/inventor, and a UI/UX enthusiast. He is a recent…… Continue reading Josh Guberman joining as PhD student

12-Week Paid Master’s Student Research Opportunities

The University of Michigan School of Information is hosting a 12-week intensive summer Research Experience for Master’s Students (REMS) from other iSchool master’s programs, schools of library and information science, or related programs, May 29–August 17, 2018. Our lab is offering a project on AR/VR Usability Testing. You will work with UMSI professor Michael Nebeling in the Information Interaction Lab where we are investigating…… Continue reading 12-Week Paid Master’s Student Research Opportunities

Rapid Physical-Digital Prototyping with ProtoAR

We’ve just finished shooting a video summary illustrating some of the main features available in ProtoAR, our rapid prototyping tool for mobile augmented reality interfaces. We created ProtoAR specifically for interaction designers. There are two key innovations in ProtoAR: (1) cross-device multi-layer authoring tools for live editing of mobile AR apps on phones; (2) interactive capture…… Continue reading Rapid Physical-Digital Prototyping with ProtoAR

New Grants from Masco and Ford

We are delighted to announce that we have received two new grants from Masco and Ford. The School of Information put together a short article about the Masco project. In both projects, we will work with teams from these companies on new kinds of AR/VR interfaces. Both projects will help us explore a wider range…… Continue reading New Grants from Masco and Ford

Postdoc/PhD Student Positions

The Information Interaction Lab at the University of Michigan School of Information has the following openings for Postdocs and PhD students: one opening for a Postdoc (ideally, with a strong publication record in premier HCI conferences and experience with AR/VR technologies) starting 2018 between one and two openings for PhD students (with experience in interactive…… Continue reading Postdoc/PhD Student Positions