Brian Hall joining as PhD Student

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

Erin McAweeney joining as REMS Fellow

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.

Max Speicher joining as Research Fellow

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

12-Week Paid Master’s Student Research Opportunities

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

First Semester Done

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

Fall 2016 Weekly Hackathons

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