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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

See all publications.


Volunteering

Organizing committee:
UIST 2018 – local arrangements co-chair
UIST 2017 – Student Volunteer co-chair
UIST 2016 – documentation chair

Reviewing:
CHI 2018 – 2014
UIST 2017, 2016
DIS 2017, 2016
TEI 2018, 2017
Augmented Human 2016, 2015
World Haptics 2015, 2017
Haptics Symposium 2018
SUI 2016
ICMI 2017
IWC 2014

Student volunteer: CHI 2016, UIST 2015, ITS 2014