Monday 12pm, 17 November 2014
Towards new mediums for expression
Udayan Umapathi (@uday1489)
Researcher - HCI Lab at Hasso Plattner Institute
At a high level, the talk is about new mediums for understanding and expression. In particular, I would walk through the process of personal discovery of inhibitions created by computer tools between the creator and his creation. I will also talk about a few of my projects which try to overcome this through new mediums for expression.
I am a HCI researcher, currently visiting Prof.Patrick Baudisch’s Human Computer Interaction Lab in Germany. I received my Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, advised by Prof.Niklas Elmqvist. I broadly work on digital fabrication and investigate programmable matter from a HCI standpoint. In particular my research agenda is to explore and provide new mediums for understanding and expression.