Honorable Mention Award @ CHI'16
Our paper “I Always Wanted to See the Night Sky”: Blind User Preferences for Sensory Substitution Devices” (by Giles Hamilton-Fletcher, Marianna Obrist, Phil Watten, Michele Mengucci, Jamie Ward) has received a SIGCHI Best of CHI Honorable Mention Award (4% of all submission to CHI 2016).
Panel @ SXSW Event 2016, Austin, Texas
Dr Obrist will talk at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival on "Why We Crave Touch in Our Interactions with Technology" in Austin, Texas on 13th March.
Tech beyond the Screen @ Digital Catapult Centre
Dr Obrist gave an inspirational talk on “A ‘Flavor’ of Things to Come in Human-Computer Interaction” at the event series on Tech Beyond the Screen in Brighton on 17th February 2016.
Workshop accepted @ CHI’16, San Jose, CA
Our workshop on "Touch, Taste, & Smell User Interfaces: The Future of Multisensory HCI” got accepted for CHI 2016. More details can be found here.
marianna obrist
World Economic Forum Young Scientist 2015
Dr Obrist was one of the representatives of ERC holders at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China from 9th to 11th September 2015.

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About the SCHI Lab

The SCHI Lab research lies in the area of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), an area in which research on multisensory experiences makes a difference on how we design and interact with technology in the future. The interdisciplinary team explores tactile, gustatory, and olfactory experiences as novel interaction modalities.



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