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Hello, I’m alex.

I am a PhD student at the human-computer-interaction lab at the Hasso Plattner Institute (Potsdam, Germany) of Patrick Baudisch. I am interested in metamaterials, mechanical properties in fabrication, and haptics.

My PhD topic is on “Metamaterial Mechanisms”.

Contact:
curriculum vitae: PDF
location: Berlin, Germany.
email: me@alexandraion.com.
on the web: twitter, google scholar, research gateLinkedIn (don’t search, I’m not on facebook.)


Selected projects


Digital Mechanical Metamaterials.
Alexandra Ion, Ludwig Wall, Robert Kovacs, and Patrick Baudisch.
To appear in Proceedings of CHI’17. Denver, CO, May 6 – 11, 2017. PDF


Metamaterial Mechanisms. 
Alexandra Ion, Johannes Frohnhofen, Ludwig Wall, Robert Kovacs, Mirela Alistar, Jack Lindsay, Pedro Lopes, Hsiang-Ting Chen, and Patrick Baudisch.
In Proceedings of UIST’16. Tokyo, Japan, October 16 – 19, 2016. pp. 529-539. BEST PAPER HONORABLE MENTION. PDF


Volunteering

Reviewing:
CHI 2017 – 2014
UIST 2016, 2017
DIS 2016 – 2017
Augmented Human 2016 – 2015
World Haptics 2015, 2017
SUI 2016
ICMI 2017
IWC 2014

Organizing committee:
UIST 2017 (SV chair)
UIST 2016 (documentation chair)

Student volunteer: CHI 2016, UIST 2015, ITS 2014