CHI 2021 Paper and Course

We are happy to announce our CHI 2021 paper on XRStudio, a virtual production and live streaming system allowing instructors to give lectures in VR, and enabling students to access the VR content with or without VR devices. This project involved several students from the lab: Shwetha Rajaram, Liwei Wu, and Jaylin Herskovitz, and a…… Continue reading CHI 2021 Paper and Course

CI Fellows Postdocs

Professor Michael Nebeling from the Information Interaction Lab at the University of Michigan is happy to support and host a CIFellows postdoc in the lab. Michael’s CIFellows mentor profile can be found here The postdoc should be experienced in technical human-computer interaction research, ideally demonstrated by a set of significant publications in the ACM CHI,…… Continue reading CI Fellows Postdocs

XR MOOC Series launched on Coursera

There are three courses in the Extended Reality for Everybody specialization on the knowing, doing, and shaping of XR. The first course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts and technologies and a discussion of key issues and trends. The second course covers a variety of prototyping and evaluation techniques for user experience and interaction…… Continue reading XR MOOC Series launched on Coursera

Winter 2021 Research Assistant Position

The Information Interaction Lab at the University of Michigan School of Information is looking for one master student to assist on an ongoing VR project led by PhD student Audrey Labrie, working in collaboration with Professor Nebeling. This position will be a paid temporary research assistant position where the amount of work can typically vary…… Continue reading Winter 2021 Research Assistant Position

New PhD student: Audrey Labrie

Professor Nebeling and the Michigan Information Interaction Lab are thrilled to announce that Audrey Labrie has decided to join the UMSI PhD program. Audrey will be joining us from Polytechnique Montreal where she is currently finishing up her undergraduate in Software Engineering. Audrey has a variety of interests in mixed reality interfaces, interaction techniques, accessibility, and…… Continue reading New PhD student: Audrey Labrie

New PhD student: Shwetha Rajaram

Professor Nebeling and the Michigan Information Interaction Lab are thrilled to announce that current MSI student, Shwetha Rajaram, has decided to join the UMSI PhD program. Shwetha has broad interests in mixed reality interfaces, interaction techniques, and how to learn and be productive with these evolving new sets of technologies. She has been working with…… Continue reading New PhD student: Shwetha Rajaram

2020 Summer Internships

Update: 2/3 positions have been filled. But we have one more opening for summer 2020! For this last position, we’re really looking for someone technical. Summary: The Information Interaction Lab is offering up to 3 summer internship positions to students who would like to contribute to our ongoing XR design projects, some of which will…… Continue reading 2020 Summer Internships

Reflecting on our iGYM project

Roland Graf, associate professor at the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design, and Michael Nebeling, assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Information, with Bryan Kreps during a “play test” for iGym. (Photo by Roger Hart, Michigan Photography) Professor Michael Nebeling was part of the U-M team that created a…… Continue reading Reflecting on our iGYM project

3 papers at CHI 2020

UPDATE: Two of our papers at CHI 2020 received Best Paper Awards. Wohoo! We are happy to announce that we have three papers conditionally accepted at CHI 2020 featuring our work on MRAT, our toolkit for recording user interaction sessions with AR/VR applications created with Unity and producing analytics that can be inspected in a…… Continue reading 3 papers at CHI 2020