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Invited talk by Seongkook Heo (DGP Lab Toronto)

Dr. Seongkook Heo from the DGP Lab at the University of Toronto will give an invited talk on Tuesday 19 December at 2pm in Bld E1.7, Room 0.01: “Let it move—Creating force and movement feedback on the surface and in

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New team member Sebastian Rüstig

We welcome our new team member Sebastian Rüstig. Sebastian will be managing our new FabLab.

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Visiting researcher Jaeyeon Lee

We welcome visiting researcher Jaeyeon Lee from KAIST in Korea. Jaeyeon will give a talk about her research on Wed Dec 6th at 1pm (Bld E1.7, 001).

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Talk by Simon Völker (RWTH Aachen)

Simon Völker from RWTH Aachen will visit us on Friday, 8 December. He will give an invited talk at 13:00 in Bld. E1.7 0.01: “Touch: More than just 2D locations and a flat surface”.

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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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