Blog Archives

Open post-doc positions

We have two new openings for postdoctoral associates in the areas of digital fabrication and body-based user interfaces. More information is available here.

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Talk by Raphael Wimmer (U Regensburg)

Raphael Wimmer from the University of Regensburg will visit us on Wednesday, 12 July. He will give a talk at 13:00 in Bld. E1.7 0.01: “Paper as an Interactional Medium – Investigating Physical Affordances for Digital Media and Workflows”.

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Congrats, Dr. Martin Weigel!

Martin Weigel has successfully defended his PhD dissertation on “Interactive on-skin devices for expressive touch-based interactions”. Congratulations! The dissertation is available online.

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SkinMarks is in the news

The Times, New Scientist, Daily Mail, La Stampa and other media have reported about our project SkinMarks. You can find more information about SkinMarks on our project page.

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Third European Tangible Interaction Studio (ETIS 2017)

We are co-organizing the third ETIS summer school on Tangible Interaction together with partners from France and Luxembourg. The summer school will take place from June 19-23. 2017. The submission deadline is on April 7, 2017. More information can be

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Papers at CHI 2017

We will present two full papers at CHI 2017: “SkinMarks: Enabling Interactions on Body Landmarks Using Conformal Skin Electronics” (by Martin Weigel, Aditya Shekhar Nittala, Alex Olwal & Jürgen Steimle) “Flexibles: Deformation-Aware 3D-Printed Tangibles for Capacitive Touchscreens” (by Martin Schmitz,

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New team members

We welcome two new team members: Our new post-doc Anusha Withana holds a PhD from Keio University, Japan, and has been a postdoctoral fellow at SUTD in Singapore. Mohamed Soliman joined us as a PhD student. He has previously been

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Congrats, Dr. Myroslav Bachynskyi!

On November 4th, Myroslav Bachynskyi has successfully defended his PhD dissertation on “Biomechanical Models for Human-Computer Interaction”. Congratulations! Myroslav is now a post-doc in Jörg Müller’s group at Aarhus University.

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Talk by Albrecht Schmidt (U Stuttgart)

It is our pleasure to announce an invited talk given by Prof. Albrecht Schmidt from the University of Stuttgart: Friday, November 4th at 11:00am in Bld. E1.7 001. The title is: “Amplifying the Mind with Digital Tools: Technologies to Enhance

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Maker Day 2016

The registration for the Maker Day 2016 is now open. The event will take place on December 9, starting at 2pm. More information here: Maker Day

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