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Lecture 4: Designing For VR

Judith Amores will be giving an interactive lecture on designing interfaces in VR. 

Judith is co-president of VR@MIT and a PhD student and Research Assistant at Fluid Interfaces Group, MIT Medialab. She graduated from MIT with a Masters in Media Arts and Sciences and holds a Multimedia Engineer degree. She worked as a Human Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher at Microsoft Research and at R&D at URL Barcelona developing Augmented and Virtual Reality experiences. She has a Computer Science background and Design focused on UX, UI and Filming. Her grants, awards and publications include over 19 scientific papers, 3 patents, a 2016 Facebook Graduate Fellowship, 2015 Lego Foundation sponsored research, 2016 Finalist Innovation by Design Awards, 2014 Winner Data Driven Hackathon by IDEO and Volkswagen.

Her work seeks to push the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative solutions with the power to augment human capabilities. She is interested in creating technology that enhance the power of the mind and shape human perception using different sensory modalities.

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Later Event: January 25
Lecture 5: VR Project showcase