We’re happy to announce that Brian Hall will be joining the UMSI PhD program and our research lab in September. He will be advised by Professors Michael Nebeling and Mark Ackerman. Brian is joining us from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Brian brings significant experience working as a software developer and undergraduate researcher for several years.…… Continue reading Brian Hall joining as PhD Student
We’re looking forward to hosting Erin McAweeney for 12 weeks over the summer as a REMS Fellow. Erin is joining us from the UW iSchool, where she has recently been working with Jake Wobbrock.
We’re happy to announce that Max Speicher has joined UMSI as a Research Fellow for his postdoctoral research in our lab. Max brings several years of industrial research experience and expertise in the AR/VR space with him. Most recently, he was working at HoloBuilder. Max will participate in a U-M wide research initiative in AR/VR and help us establish…… Continue reading Max Speicher joining as Research Fellow
Update: The lab is excited to have Erin McAweeney from the University of Washington Information School join us over the summer! The Information Interaction Lab at the University of Michigan School of Information is offering projects in multi-device interaction as part of a 12-week paid summer research experience May 30-August 18, 2017 at the University of Michigan, Ann…… Continue reading 12-Week Paid Master’s Student Research Opportunities
Update: We’ve changed the format by doing 2 hackathons: one leading to a paper prototype and the other leading to a digital prototype. We’ve decided on two consecutive Thursdays: March 30 and April 6. Our lab will host and run weekly 3-hour hackathons in collaboration with Comerica’s UX team. Their team is setting us a…… Continue reading Winter 2017 Comerica Hackathons
Photo from our last hackathon in December, showing a number of students involved in the lab, picture taken with Kinect Photo Fall 2016 was our first semester at UMSI, and a number of things happened: set up our new lab space purchased an initial set of wearable, mobile, and stationary devices: five 4K displays, a number of smartwatches,…… Continue reading First Semester Done
Our lab will have weekly hackathons on Thursdays, 3pm-6pm. Our hackathons will be completed in 3 hours (they are still “real” hackathons, we’re just faster :P). We will start with introductions and goals—what’s the goal you want to accomplish over the next 3 hours? Goals do not have to be “researchy” and lab-related, they can be personal goals as…… Continue reading Fall 2016 Weekly Hackathons
Info on new UMSI HCI lab