Research Labs

Recent Publications

UIST 2023

Augmented Math: Authoring AR-Based Explorable Explanations by Augmenting Static Math Textbooks

Neil Chulpongsatorn , Mille Skovhus Lunding , Nishan Soni , Ryo Suzuki

Augmented RealityExplorable ExplanationsInteractive PaperAugmented TextbookAuthoring Interfaces

UIST 2023

HoloBots: Augmenting Holographic Telepresence with Mobile Robots for Tangible Remote Collaboration in Mixed Reality

Keiichi Ihara , Mehrad Faridan , Ayumi Ichikawa , Ikkaku Kawaguchi , Ryo Suzuki

Mixed RealityRemote CollaborationPhysical TelepresenceMobile RobotsActuated Tangible Ui

UIST 2023

RealityCanvas: Augmented Reality Sketching for Embedded and Responsive Scribble Animation Effects

Zhijie Xia , Kyzyl Monteiro , Kevin Van , Ryo Suzuki

Sketching InterfacesScribble AnimationAugmented RealityMixed RealityReal Time Authoring

UIST 2023

CrossTalk: Intelligent Substrates for Language-Oriented Interaction in Video-Based Communication and Collaboration

Haijun Xia , Tony Wang , Aditya Gunturu , Peiling Jiang , William Duan , Xiaoshuo Yao

VideoconferencingNatural Language InterfaceLanguage Oriented InteractionContext Aware Computing

DIS 2023

Physica: Interactive Tangible Physics Simulation based on Tabletop Mobile Robots Towards Explorable Physics Education

Jiatong Li , Ryo Suzuki , Ken Nakagaki

Physics SimulationActuated Tangible UiSwarm Ui

CHI 2023

We are the Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Creating Demographically Diverse Anthropographics

Priya Dhawka , Helen Ai He , Wesley Willett

AnthropographicsDemographic DataDiversityMarginalized Populations

CHI 2023

ChameleonControl: Teleoperating Real Human Surrogates through Mixed Reality Gestural Guidance for Remote Hands-on Classrooms

Mehrad Faridan , Bheesha Kumari , Ryo Suzuki

Mixed RealityVisual CueRemote CollaborationTelepresenceRemote GuidanceHuman SurrogatesHands On Training

CHI 2023

Teachable Reality: Prototyping Tangible Augmented Reality with Everyday Objects by Leveraging Interactive Machine Teaching

Kyzyl Monteiro , Ritik Vatsal , Neil Chulpongsatorn , Aman Parnami , Ryo Suzuki

Augmented RealityMixed RealityPrototyping ToolsTangible InteractionsEveryday ObjectsInteractive Machine TeachingHuman Centered Machine Learning

CHI EA 2023

HoloTouch: Interacting with Mixed Reality Visualizations Through Smartphone Proxies

Neil Chulpongsatorn , Wesley Willett , Ryo Suzuki

Mixed RealityEmbedded Data VisualizationTangible InteractionCross Device Interaction

CHI EA 2023

VR Haptics at Home: Repurposing Everyday Objects and Environment for Casual and On-Demand VR Haptic Experiences

Cathy Mengying Fang , Ryo Suzuki , Daniel Leithinger

Virtual RealityInteraction TechniquesPassive Haptics

TOCHI 2022

SparseIMU: Computational Design of Sparse IMU Layouts for Sensing Fine-Grained Finger Microgestures

Adwait Sharma , Christina Salchow-Hömmen , Vimal Suresh Mollyn , Aditya Shekhar Nittala , Michael A. Hedderich , Marion Koelle , Thomas Seel , Jürgen Steimle

Gesture RecognitionHand GesturesSensor PlacementIMUObjectsDesign Tool

UIST 2022

Sketched Reality: Sketching Bi-Directional Interactions Between Virtual and Physical Worlds with AR and Actuated Tangible UI

Hiroki Kaimoto , Kyzyl Monteiro , Mehrad Faridan , Jiatong Li , Samin Farajian , Yasuaki Kakehi , Ken Nakagaki , Ryo Suzuki

Augmented RealityMixed RealityActuated Tangible InterfacesSwarm User Interfaces

UIST 2022

RealityTalk: Real-time Speech-driven Augmented Presentation for AR Live Storytelling

Jian Liao , Adnan Karim , Shivesh Jadon , Rubaiat Habib Kazi , Ryo Suzuki

Augmented RealityMixed RealityAugmented PresentationNatural Language ProcessingGestural And Speech InputVideo

UIST 2022

Mixels: Fabricating Interfaces using Programmable Magnetic Pixels

Martin Nisser , Yashaswini Makaram , Lucian Covarrubias , Amadou Bah , Faraz Faruqi , Ryo Suzuki , Stefanie Mueller

Programmable MaterialsMagnetic InterfacesFabrication

UIST 2022 Best Paper

Prototyping Soft Devices with Interactive Bioplastics

Marion Koelle , Madalina Nicolae , Aditya Shekhar Nittala , Marc Teyssier , Jürgen Steimle

BioplasticsBiomaterialsDo It YourselfDIYSustainability

UIST SIC 2022 Honorable Mention

UltraBots: Large-Area Mid-Air Haptics for VR with Robotically Actuated Ultrasound Transducers

Mehrad Faridan , Marcus Friedel , Ryo Suzuki

Virtual RealityHapticsUltrasound TransducersRobotics

IROS 2022

Selective Self-Assembly using Re-Programmable Magnetic Pixels

Martin Nisser , Yashaswini Makaram , Faraz Faruqi , Ryo Suzuki , Stefanie Mueller

GECCO 2022

EvoIsland: Interactive Evolution via an Island-Inspired Spatial User Interface Framework

Sasha Ivanov , Wesley Willett , Christian Jacob

Interactive Evolutionary SystemsUser InterfacesVisualization

GI 2022

Simultaneous Worlds: Supporting Fluid Exploration of Multiple Data Sets via Physical Models

Carmen Hull , Søren Knudsen , Sheelagh Carpendale , Wesley Willett

Information VisualizationInteractive SurfacesData PhysicalizationArchitectural Models

CHI 2022

Data Every Day: Designing and Living with Personal Situated Visualizations

Nathalie Bressa , Jo Vermeulen , Wesley Willett

Self TrackingSituated VisualizationPersonal Data

CHI 2022

One Week in the Future: Previs Design Futuring for HCI Research

Sasha Ivanov , Tim Au Yeung , Kathryn Blair , Kurtis Danyluk , Georgina Freeman , Marcus Friedel , Carmen Hull , Michael Hung , Sydney Pratte , Wesley Willett

Design FuturingPrototypingPrevisualization

CHI 2022

Next Steps in Epidermal Computing: Opportunities and Challenges for Soft On-Skin Devices

Aditya Shekhar Nittala , Jürgen Steimle

Wearable DevicesEpidermal DevicesSurveySoft Wearables

CHI 2022

Augmented Reality and Robotics: A Survey and Taxonomy for AR-enhanced Human-Robot Interaction and Robotic Interfaces

Ryo Suzuki , Adnan Karim , Tian Xia , Hooman Hedayati , Nicolai Marquardt

Augmented RealityMixed RealityRoboticsHuman Robot InteractionActuated Tangible UIShape Changing UIAR HRIVAM HRI

CHI EA 2022

Art is Not Research. Research is not Art

Kathryn Blair , Miriam Sturdee , Lindsay Macdonald Vermeulen , Lora Oehlberg

Interdisciplinary ResearchResearch EthicsArts And ComputingResearch MethodsKnowledge Creation

Frontiers 2022

Designing Expandable-Structure Robots for Human-Robot Interaction

Hooman Hedayati , Ryo Suzuki , Wyatt Rees1 , Daniel Leithinger , Daniel Szafir

Deployable RobotHuman Robot InteractionModular RobotOrigami RoboticsDeployable StructuresShape Changing Robots

UIST 2021

HapticBots: Distributed Encountered-type Haptics for VR with Multiple Shape-changing Mobile Robots

Ryo Suzuki , Eyal Ofek , Mike Sinclair , Daniel Leithinger , Mar Gonzalez-Franco

Virtual RealityEncountered Type HapticsTabletop Mobile RobotsSwarm User Interfaces

IEEE 2021 Best Paper

Perception! Immersion! Empowerment!: Superpowers as Inspiration for Visualization

Wesley Willett , Bon Adriel Aseniero , Sheelagh Carpendale , Pierre Dragicevic , Yvonne Jansen , Lora Oehlberg , Petra Isenberg

Data VisualizationVisualizationCognitionInteractive SystemsToolsPragmaticsPattern RecognitionSuperpowersEmpowermentVisionPerceptionFictionSituated Visualization

DIS 2021

Co-Designing Interactions between Pedestrians in Wheelchairs and Autonomous Vehicles

Ashratuz Zavin Asha , Christopher Smith , Georgina Freeman , Sean Crump , Sowmya Somanath , Lora Oehlberg , Ehud Sharlin

Pedestrians In WheelchairsCo DesignAutonomous Vehicles

DIS 2021

Participatory Art for Public Exploration of Algorithmic Decision-Making

Kathryn Blair , Pil Hansen , Lora Oehlberg

Fine ArtsPhysical ArtifactEducationSocial Impact Of TechnologyEducationParticipatory Art Installation

DIS 2021

I/O Bits: User-Driven, Situated, and Dedicated Self-Tracking

Kendra Wannamaker , Sandeep Kollannur , Marian Dörk , Wesley Willett

Information VisualizationPersonal InformaticsSituated Visualization


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