HCI Seminar Series

This seminar features visiting speakers that are leading researchers in the
area of Human-Computer Interaction, which fuses topics in design, systems,
and behavioral sciences. Topics that may be covered include visualization,
crowdsourcing, tangible and ubiquitous computing, graphical and user
interface design, social computing, online education, computer-supported
cooperative work, and virtual and augmented reality.

Contact: Stefanie Mueller stefanie.mueller@mit.edu


Rubaiat Habib, Autodesk Research
Dynamic Drawings for Communication & Design
Speaker(s): Rubaiat Habib
Date: Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Iyad Rahwan, Media Lab, MIT
Extreme Crowdsourcing: From Balloons to Ethics
Speaker(s): Iyad Rahwan
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Kiva (32-G449)
Contact: Geraldine McGowan, gmcgowan@csail.mit.edu

Iyad Rahwan, MIT Media Lab
Extreme Crowdsourcing: From Balloons to Ethics
Speaker(s): Iyad Rahwan
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Iyad Rahwan, MIT Media Lab
Extreme Crowdsourcing: From Balloons to Ethics
Speaker(s): Iyad Rahwan
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Room G575
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Akane Sano, MIT Media Lab
Measuring Sleep, Stress and Wellbeing with Wearable Sensors and Mobile Phones
Speaker(s): Akane Sano
Date: Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Brian Scassellati, Yale University
What Makes Robots Special? Lessons from Building Robots that Teach
Speaker(s): Brian Scassellati
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Bjoern Hartmann, University of California, Berkeley
Interactive Design Tools for the Maker Movement
Speaker(s): Bjoern Hartmann
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Wendy Mackay, INRIA
Human-Computer Partnerships
Speaker(s): Wendy Mackay
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Jeff Huang, Brown University
Personalized Behavior-Powered Systems
Speaker(s): Jeff Huang
Date: Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Nicola Dell, Cornell Tech University
Technology for Social Impact
Speaker(s): Nicola Dell
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

Meredith Ringel Morris, Microsoft Research
Enhancing the Expressivity of Augmentative Communication Technologies for People with ALS
Speaker(s): Meredith Ringel Morris
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)
Contact: Amy Xian Zhang, axz@csail.mit.edu

TBD,
HCI Seminar Series
Speaker(s): TBD
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: 32-G-449 (Kiva)
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

Robert J. K. Jacob, Tufts University
Implicit User Interfaces
Speaker(s): Robert J. K. Jacob
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 32G-449 Kiva
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

Pedro Lopes, Hasso Plattner Institute - Human Computer Interaction Lab
Interactive Systems based on Electrical Muscle Stimulation
Speaker(s): Pedro Lopes
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 32G449 Kiva
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

Professor Andy van Dam, Emanuel Zgraggen, Luke Murray, Bob Zeleznik, Brown University
Work in Progress Demo from Pen- and Touch-Computing: Vizdom and Dash
Speaker(s): Professor Andy van Dam, Emanuel Zgraggen, Luke Murray, Bob Zeleznik
Date: Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: 32G-449 Kiva
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

Haoqi Zhang, Northwestern University - EECS Department
Computational Ecosystems: Tech-enabled Communities to Advance Human Values at Scale
Speaker(s): Haoqi Zhang
Date: Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 32G449 Kiva
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

Daniel Wigdor, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Achieving Real Virtuality: Closing the Gap Between the Digital and the Physical
Speaker(s): Daniel Wigdor
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 32G449 Kiva/Patil
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Allison Druin, Pratt Institute
Design Thinking with and for Children: From Human-Computer Interaction to Strategic Leadership for Change
Speaker(s): Allison Druin
Date: Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 Kiva
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

Professor Susan R. Fussell, Cornell University - Departments of Communication and Information Science
Understanding and Supporting Communication Across Language Boundaries
Speaker(s): Professor Susan R. Fussell
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: 32G449 Kiva
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

J. Nathan Matias, Princeton University
Governing Human and Machine Behavior in an Experimenting Society
Speaker(s): J. Nathan Matias
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: 32-G449 Kiva
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu

Aniket Kittur, Carnegie Mellon HCI Institute
Accelerating Intelligence
Speaker(s): Aniket Kittur
Date: Monday, May 07, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 32G-449
Contact: Linda Lynch, 617 715 2459, lindalynch@csail.mit.edu